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6 hrs ago | Newswise

Omega 3 Fatty Acids Lessen Severity of Osteoarthritis in Mice

Mice consuming a supplement of omega 3 fatty acids had healthier joints than those fed diets high in saturated fats and omega 6 fatty acids, according to Duke Medicine researchers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Arthritis, Health, Supplement, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Life, Food, Dieting

22 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Young athletes should consider the benefits of ACL surgery

Young patients who wait for ACL surgery may be at increased risk for secondary knee injuries, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nashville, TN, ACL Injuries, Health

Yesterday | Burnley Citizen

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: The Department of Health said there were no plans to alter the policy

The NHS commitment to carry out routine operations within 18 weeks of referral by a GP should be reviewed, the new president of the Royal College of Surgeons said.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, Medicine

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Newswise

Sports Medicine Leader, Timothy N. Taft, MD, Inducted into AOSSM Hall of Fame

Timothy N. Taft, MD will be inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Hall of Fame at its' Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA on Friday, July 11th.

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Related Topix: Sports Medicine, Medicine, North Carolina, Princeton University, University of Missouri

Scoop

Canterbury researcher producing hip replacement sound device

A University of Canterbury mechanical engineering researcher is working on a sound device to listen to the performance of hip and joint replacements.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hip Replacement, Health

Newswise

Robert A. Arciero, MD, Installed as AOSSM President

Seattle, WA - Robert A. Arciero, MD will be installed as the 43nd president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine on Saturday, July 12th, 2014, during the Society's Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Sports Medicine, University of Connecticut, West Point, NY

Newswise

ProMedica Toledo Hospital Receives the 2014 Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award

TOLEDO, Ohio, July 7, 2014 - ProMedica Toledo Hospital has been named a recipient of the 2014 Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Awarda .

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Related Topix: HealthGrades, Toledo, OH, Medicine

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Kevin, M.D.

Google Glass is the tip of the iceberg for wearable technologies

As an early Google Glass explorer, I see many ways this and other wearable technologies will soon enhance patient care.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery

Nerve News

Maharashtra warns of using stringent law to break medicos strike

The Maharashtra government threatened to invoke the provisions of the stringent Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act against striking medicos if they failed to resume duties by Sunday.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Ottawa Life

Report Card on Wait Times in Canada Omits Important Developments

Canadians might have been inclined to take a sedative for an anxiety attack after reading about the Wait Time Alliance's 2014 report card on waits for medical care in Canada.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Alberta, Canada Travel, Medicine, Nursing, Surgery

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

OrthoGeorgia, Forsyth Street Orthopaedics merge

In a letter to patients last month, Dr. Joseph Slappey Jr., president of Forsyth Street Orthopaedics, and Dr. Robert Thornsberry, OrthoGeorgia’s president, said the combined practice will include 26 board-certified orthopaedic and spine specialists, 20 physician assistants and nurse practitioners, as well as therapists, nurses, technicians and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Forsyth, GA, Medicine, Monroe County, GA, Nursing

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

William - Woody' Runner

William Harwood "Woody" Runner, son of William Miles Runner and Ruth "Noodie" Ritter Runner, passed away at his residence in Marina del Rey, Calif., on Sunday, June 22, 2014, at the age of 56. Woody was the CEO of Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, a world-renowned sports medicine and orthopaedic surgery practice, a position he held since 2003.

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Related Topix: Marina del Rey (Marina del Rey, CA), Medicine, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, West Virginia University

Sun Jun 29, 2014

This is The West Country

Latest NHS privatisation plan in Cornwall 'puts market dogma above patients' interests'

A move to put A 75m worth of "non-complex" procedures out to tender in the latest privatisation move by the NHS in Cornwall has raised concerns.

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Related Topix: Medicine, World News, United Kingdom, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England,

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Latest NHS privatisation plan in Cornwall 'puts market dogma above patients' interests'

A move to put A 75m worth of "non-complex" procedures out to tender in the latest privatisation move by the NHS in Cornwall has raised concerns.

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Related Topix: Medicine, World News, United Kingdom, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England,

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Applied Clinical Trials

Bone Therapeutics Starts Patient Treatment in First Ever Clinical...

Bone Therapeutics, the regenerative therapy company addressing unmet medical needs in the field of bone diseases and orthopaedics, today announces that the first patient has been treated with its novel allogeneic osteoblastic cell therapy product ALLOB in its phase I/IIa study for the treatment of delayed union fractures.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics

Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Halifax Biomedical inks Australian sales deal

The Nova Scotia firm, which has an office in Massachusetts, has signed with Signature Orthopaedics to represent its stereo radiography products and services in Australia and New Zealand.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Financial Services, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Woman gets relief from arthritis that made her bones brittle

The 25-year-old had developed severe infection after the ball of her thigh bone was lodged inside the pelvic bone, leaving her bedridden for over a year For more than a year, 25-year-old Manisha Gaikwad was completely bedridden, as she suffered from excruciating pain while standing or walking.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Arthritis, Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis

PE Hub

Riverside acquires Global Orthopaedic Technologies

The Riverside Company has acquired Global Orthopaedic Technologies. "Global has an enviable product portfolio and a history of innovation," said Riverside Partner Simon Feiglin.

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Related Topix: Riverside, Financial Services, Investment Services, Medicine, Cleveland, OH, Stryker, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry

Sun Jun 22, 2014

HON

Tips for Keeping That Bounce House Safe

If certain safety precautions are not followed, injuries can occur. Most often, kids hurt their elbows or other parts of their upper body when they collide with other kids or fall out of the bouncer, the experts noted.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine

Fri Jun 20, 2014

BBC News

Horse treatment used in human trials

"No-one has ever put a stem cell into a human Achilles tendon before in the UK," says Andy Goldberg, a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research, Medicine

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