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Child Victims of Mosul Battle Fill Emergency Hospital Child Victims of Mosul Battle Fill Emergency Hospital
The 9-year-old Iraqi boy was playing football on a patch of wasteground during a lull in the battle for Mosul when a mortar round fired by Islamic State militants landed nearby. It sprayed shrapnel into his lower legs and virtually severed them.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Traumatic Facial Injuries Common in U.S. Nursing Home Residents Traumatic Facial Injuries Common in U.S. Nursing Home Residents
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

U.S. Appeals Court Revives Fosamax Warning Claims Against Merck U.S. Appeals Court Revives Fosamax Warning Claims Against Merck
A federal appeals court on Wednesday revived hundreds of claims by plaintiffs who accused Merck& Co of failing to adequately warn about the risks of thigh bone fractures associated with its osteoporosis drug Fosamax (alendronate).Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 23, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Prolotherapy May Help Ease Knee Joint Pain Prolotherapy May Help Ease Knee Joint Pain
Prolotherapy, an alternative medicine approach to joint pain that typically uses injections of sugar or sodium, may be worth trying for knee osteoarthritis after traditional approaches fail, a recent review suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 23, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

UK Launched Coordinated Medical Response to Terror Attack UK Launched Coordinated Medical Response to Terror Attack
Doctors from St. Thomas ' Hospital, located at one end of Westminster Bridge, were the first physicians at the scene.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 23, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Strategies and Factors for Preparing to Compete in the Heat Strategies and Factors for Preparing to Compete in the Heat
What are the heat stress prevention strategies used by elite-level athletes -- and how likely are they to use them?British Journal of Sports Medicine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 22, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Emergency Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Growth Hormone May Be Novel Therapy for Very Rare Bone Disease Growth Hormone May Be Novel Therapy for Very Rare Bone Disease
Recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) is a potential novel therapy for fibrogenesis imperfecta ossium (FIO), a very rare but disabling and ultimately fatal bone disease, a small study from India suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 21, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Doctors Work Together on Plane to Help Passenger in Distress Doctors Work Together on Plane to Help Passenger in Distress
A cry for help on a Southwest Airlines flight was answered by an impressive group of physicians returning from an allergy and asthma conference and a surgeon from an oral and maxillofacial meeting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 20, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Makeshift Syrian Rehab Center Offers Hope to Paralyzed Makeshift Syrian Rehab Center Offers Hope to Paralyzed
Ziad, a paralyzed 14-year-old boy, often stays alone in his room as bombs fall on Douma, the main rebel-stronghold in eastern Ghouta on the outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 16, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Time to Rethink Inpatient Rehab After Knee Replacement? Time to Rethink Inpatient Rehab After Knee Replacement?
Inpatient rehabilitation did not lead to better mobility following total knee replacement compared to a home-based program in a randomized controlled trial conducted in Australia.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 15, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Recent Advances in Orthopedic Imaging Recent Advances in Orthopedic Imaging
Dr Potter has been specializing in musculoskeletal MR imaging since 1990. In a recent interview with Medscape, she shared her insights on some of the latest advances in MRI and radiology.Hospital for Special Surgery (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 15, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Expert Interview Source Type: news

Predictors of Quality of Life in Patients With Acromegaly Predictors of Quality of Life in Patients With Acromegaly
Certain factors may predict the impact of acromegaly on patient quality of life. What are they?Endocrine Practice (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 15, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Screw Type and Outcomes of Internal Fixation for Hip Fracture Screw Type and Outcomes of Internal Fixation for Hip Fracture
Reoperation rates are similar when hip fractures are internally fixed with several cancellous screws or a single sliding hip screw, according to an international randomized controlled trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 10, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2017 Annual Meeting American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2017 Annual Meeting
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AAOS 2017.Medscape Orthopedics (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 7, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Dietary Intake Mediates the Relationship of Body Fat to Pain Dietary Intake Mediates the Relationship of Body Fat to Pain
This study examined the potential role of dietary factors.Pain (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 2, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Most U.S. High Schools Lack Athletic Trainers Most U.S. High Schools Lack Athletic Trainers
Many U.S. high schools don ' t offer athletic training services and few employ full-time athletic trainers, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 28, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

What Belongs in Medical Kits for Climbers and Hikers? What Belongs in Medical Kits for Climbers and Hikers?
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 27, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Increasing Incidence of ACL Tears in Young Patients Increasing Incidence of ACL Tears in Young Patients
The incidence of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears in younger U.S. patients has increased over the past two decades, according to a retrospective review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 24, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Saving Arms and Legs in Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcomas Saving Arms and Legs in Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcomas
In patients with soft tissue sarcoma facing amputation of an arm or a leg, regional chemotherapy with isolated limb infusion treats local disease without affecting survival.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 22, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Men More at Risk of Cognitive Impairment, Death After Hip Fracture Men More at Risk of Cognitive Impairment, Death After Hip Fracture
and therefore, more at risk of death - than women, researchers in Baltimore say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 21, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

E. Coli Linked to Crohn ' s Disease-Associated Spondyloarthritis E. Coli Linked to Crohn ' s Disease-Associated Spondyloarthritis
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 21, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Weak Thigh Muscles Tied to Knee Osteoarthritis in Women Weak Thigh Muscles Tied to Knee Osteoarthritis in Women
Women with weaker thigh muscles may be more likely to develop knee osteoarthritis, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 17, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Bone Loss Resumes When Long-term Denosumab Therapy Stops Bone Loss Resumes When Long-term Denosumab Therapy Stops
Bone loss resumes during the year following discontinuation of long-term denosumab therapy, although it is attenuated in patients who begin another osteoporosis therapy.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 15, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Fracture Risk Tied to Postmenopausal Steroid Hormone Levels Fracture Risk Tied to Postmenopausal Steroid Hormone Levels
Sex steroid hormone levels influence postmenopausal fracture risk independently of other fracture risk factors, new findings show.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 15, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Bolivia Reports First Yellow Fever Case in a Decade Bolivia Reports First Yellow Fever Case in a Decade
Bolivia ' s government on Friday said a Danish tourist had tested positive for yellow fever, its first case in a decade, after he visited a jungle area in the far west of the landlocked Andean country.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 14, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

No Extra Risk of Compression Fractures With Vertebral Augmentation No Extra Risk of Compression Fractures With Vertebral Augmentation
Percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) and balloon kyphoplasty (BKP) are better for back pain than conventional treatment and may not increase the risk of adjacent vertebra fractures, as has been postulated in some studies, according to a meta-analysis from China. (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 9, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Immediate Post-Workout Meal May Help Blunt Bone Resorption in Elite Athletes Immediate Post-Workout Meal May Help Blunt Bone Resorption in Elite Athletes
Ingesting carbohydrate or protein immediately after strenuous exercise can help reduce bone resorption in a subsequent vigorous workout, new findings suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 7, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Complications After Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy Surgery Complications After Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy Surgery
Find out how complication and reoperation rates compare between different surgical procedures for cervical spondylotic myelopathy.Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 25, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Benefits of Secukinumab in Ankylosing Spondylitis May Persist at Two Years Benefits of Secukinumab in Ankylosing Spondylitis May Persist at Two Years
Secukinumab appears to improve clinical and radiographic outcomes of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) through two years of therapy, according to new results from the MEASURE 1 study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 17, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Pan-Resistant NDM-Beta-Lactamase-Producing K. pneumoniae Pan-Resistant NDM-Beta-Lactamase-Producing K. pneumoniae
This case of a patient found to have K. pneumoniae that was resistant to all available antimicrobials highlights the need to obtain history of health care exposures in cases of suspected CRE.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 13, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Judge Halves $1 Bln Award in J & J Hip Implants Case Judge Halves $1 Bln Award in J & J Hip Implants Case
A U.S. judge almost halved the award in a December jury verdict that ordered Johnson& Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit to pay more than $1 billion to plaintiffs in six lawsuits who said they were injured by DePuy ' s Pinnacle hip implants.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 5, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Prediabetic Insulin Resistance Tied to Smaller Bone Size Prediabetic Insulin Resistance Tied to Smaller Bone Size
Insulin resistance, even in healthy individuals, is independently linked to reductions in bone size, suggesting that bone fragility occurs early in the development of diabetes, Belgian scientists say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 5, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Risk for Falls in Elder Patients: The STEADI Program Risk for Falls in Elder Patients: The STEADI Program
Dr Debra E. Houry discusses strategies to reduce fall risk in elder patients, and how the CDC STEADI site can help.CDC Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 3, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Russia ' s Anti-doping Body Says Did Not Admit to Dope Conspiracy Russia ' s Anti-doping Body Says Did Not Admit to Dope Conspiracy
Russia ' s anti-doping agency RUSADA said on Wednesday it had not admitted to mass doping in the country ' s sports system and that a report in the New York Times which suggested it had was a distortion of its position.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 29, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Are We Overprescribing Opioids for Pediatric Pain? Are We Overprescribing Opioids for Pediatric Pain?
Dr Basco talks with Dr Kanwaljeet Anand about the conundrum of pain in children and effective alternatives to opioids.Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 20, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

Down the Road: Better Seatbelts for Seniors Down the Road: Better Seatbelts for Seniors
Ohio researchers say today ' s seat belts weren ' t designed to protect the smaller, frailer seniors who account for tens of millions of drivers in the U.S alone.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 20, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Only Some Shoe Inserts Tied to Lower Risk of Injuries Only Some Shoe Inserts Tied to Lower Risk of Injuries
Contoured orthotics designed to alter the gait while walking and running might help lower the risk of stress fractures, but shock-absorbing insoles probably won ' t prevent these injuries, a recent review suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 16, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Preventing - and Preparing for - Oral Injuries in Athletes Preventing - and Preparing for - Oral Injuries in Athletes
Healthcare professionals should encourage patients who engage in sports to wear properly fitted mouthguards, according to a new position statement from the National Athletic Trainers ' Association (NATA).Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 16, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

FDA Clears Novel Scaffold for Knee Cartilage Repair FDA Clears Novel Scaffold for Knee Cartilage Repair
Maci, from Vericel Corp, is the first tissue-engineered autologous cellularized scaffold product for repair of symptomatic cartilage defects of the knee.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 14, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Alert Source Type: news

Spinal Cord Mechanism for Ejaculation Identified Spinal Cord Mechanism for Ejaculation Identified
Researchers have identified a specialized area of the spinal cord that coordinates ejaculation, a ' spinal ejaculation generator, ' raising the possibility for interventions to treat related disorders.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 13, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Soft-Tissue Defects After TKA: Management and Reconstruction Soft-Tissue Defects After TKA: Management and Reconstruction
Find out about the reconstructive options for soft-tissue defects associated with total knee arthroplasty.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 9, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Pediatric and Adolescent Forearm Fractures Pediatric and Adolescent Forearm Fractures
Current guidelines for managing forearm fractures in children and teens remains controversial. Can these fractures be safely treated nonoperatively?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 9, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Jaw Osteonecrosis Rare in Non-cancer Patients on IV Bisphosphonates Jaw Osteonecrosis Rare in Non-cancer Patients on IV Bisphosphonates
Jaw osteonecrosis occurs in about one of 2,000 patients without cancer who receive intravenous bisphosphonates as treatment for osteoporosis, according to a retrospective study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 7, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Female Veterans With Amputation Face Unique Challenges Female Veterans With Amputation Face Unique Challenges
Female Veterans with amputation, who make up 2% of the Veteran amputee population, face unique challenges, according to a new report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 6, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

High-Resolution CT Boosts Fracture Prediction in Older Men High-Resolution CT Boosts Fracture Prediction in Older Men
Use of high-resolution computed tomography (HR-pQCT) can improve the identification of men at high risk for fracture, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 5, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Hit With Over $1 Bln Verdict on Hip Implants Johnson & Johnson Hit With Over $1 Bln Verdict on Hip Implants
A federal jury in Dallas on Thursday ordered Johnson& Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit to pay more than $1 billion to six plaintiffs who said they were injured by Pinnacle hip implants.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 5, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Case Challenge: How Would You Treat This Hand Deformity? Case Challenge: How Would You Treat This Hand Deformity?
A 24-year-old man arrives at the trauma unit after a motorcycle accident, with obvious deformity of his right hand. How would you proceed?Medscape Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 2, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Clinical Case Source Type: news

Stopping Hormone Replacement Therapy Doesn ' t Boost Hip Fractures Stopping Hormone Replacement Therapy Doesn ' t Boost Hip Fractures
Data from two large trials in the Woman ' s Health Initiative (WHI) suggest that stopping hormone replacement therapy (HRT) does not lead to a rebound increase in fracture risk.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 1, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Methotrexate ‘ Dramatically ’ Underused for RA Methotrexate ‘ Dramatically ’ Underused for RA
Methotrexate, the"anchor" drug for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), is"dramatically underutilized in clinical practice," researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 1, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Help Your Patients Ski Safely This Winter Help Your Patients Ski Safely This Winter
Trying to squeeze all their money ' s worth out of an expensive lift ticket and a long trip to the mountains can set patients up for an injury that will cut ski season short. Here ' s what to do instead.Medscape Orthopedics (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 30, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Article Source Type: news