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New study demonstrates improved safety of knee and hip replacements

07 February 2014

Mortality rates following elective hip and knee replacements have decreased substantially since the early 1990s, according to a new study.

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New stem cells breakthrough for hip replacement patients outlined

07 February 2014

Tissue from arthritis patients that is normally discarded during hip replacements has been shown to be a rich source of stem cells for use in various regenerative medicine applications.

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Antibiotic therapies 'can protect arthritis patients from pneumonia infections'

07 February 2014

Antibiotic treatments could help rheumatoid arthritis patients to avoid pneumocystis pneumonia, one of the most common infections associated with immunosuppressive biologic therapy.

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NSAIDs 'do not increase the risk of miscarriages'

05 February 2014

Women who receive NSAID therapy during pregnancy are not at increased risk of miscarriages, a new Israeli study has revealed.

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New study shows benefits of total hip replacement for physical activity

05 February 2014

New research has shown that patients who undergo total hip arthroplasty tend to enjoy much higher physical activity levels post-surgery.

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New study demonstrates global burden of neck pain

05 February 2014

A new global study has shed light on the increasing worldwide health burden caused by neck pain.

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Online information on vertebroplasty 'lacks quality and accuracy'

03 February 2014

Most websites offering information on vertebroplasty techniques do not provide a full overview of the pros and cons of this therapy approach, according to a new US study.

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Zebrafish research reveals bone regeneration insight

03 February 2014

US scientists have profiled the molecular pathways that allow zebrafish to regrow lost bone cells, a principle that could be applied to help human patients affected by bone loss in future.

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Study shows importance of individual preferences in osteoporosis therapy

03 February 2014

A new study has highlighted the importance of tailoring osteoporosis treatment approaches around individual patient preferences.

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New automated osteoporosis monitoring system shows benefits

30 January 2014

An automated system to identify high-risk osteoporosis patients being treated for fractures that generates letters to encourage follow-up therapy has shown benefits in a new US study.

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