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Research finds link between diabetes and bone health

Research finds link between diabetes and bone health Diabetes can cause serious health complications, including heart disease, blindness, kidney failure and lower-extremity amputations. A lesser-known but equally grave complication is

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Cancer patient receives 3D printed ribs in world first surgery

Cancer patient receives 3D printed ribs in world first surgery In a world-first surgery, a Spanish cancer patient has received a 3D printed titanium sternum and rib implant that was

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New limb-lengthening technique is less cumbersome for patients

New limb-lengthening technique is less cumbersome for patients A highly specialised procedure that lengthens bones can avoid the need for amputations in selected patients who have suffered severe fractures. A

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Number of people at high risk of fracture set to double by 2040

Number of people at high risk of fracture set to double by 2040 A study from the University of Southampton and Sheffield Medical School projects a dramatic increase in the

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NHFD report reveals quality of service of hip fracture patients

NHFD report reveals quality of service of hip fracture patients The sixth National Hip Fracture Database (NHFD) report has revealed that over 64,000 hip fracture injuries take place each year.

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GMC launches mobile app for doctors’ professional development

GMC launches mobile app for doctors’ professional development The General Medical Council (GMC) has launched a mobile app to help doctors manage their continuous professional development. The new app GMC

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Researchers design cheap prosthetic knee that mimics normal walking motion

Researchers design cheap prosthetic knee that mimics normal walking motion In the past two decades, prosthetic limb technology has grown by leaps and bounds. Today, the most advanced prostheses incorporate

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Neolithic skeleton reveals early history of rickets

Neolithic skeleton reveals early history of rickets Rickets has been identified in a Neolithic skeleton from the Scottish island of Tiree, making it the earliest case of the disease in

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Plantar plate injury and repair techniques

Plantar plate injury and repair techniques Yasir Ali, Yogesh Joshi and Asad Syed review the latest literature describing the technological advances that give the best surgical outcomes for plantar plate

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Warning texts over missed appointments could save NHS millions

Warning texts over missed appointments could save NHS millions As many as 400,000 missed hospital appointments a year could be prevented simply by using well-worded warning texts, potentially saving the