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Childhood obesity a major link to hip diseases

New research from the University of Liverpool, published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood journal, shows a strong link between childhood obesity and hip diseases in childhood. Significant hip deformities affect


Clinical and economic value of the ATTUNE® knee system



26-27 April 2018 – EUROSPINE Spring Specialty Meeting 2018; Austria

EUROSPINE Spring Specialty Meeting: Prevention Strategies of Spinal Disability: A Global Burden and A Concern for All Communities Austria Trend Hotel Savoyen Course Chairs: Margareta Nordin, Michael Ogon and Pierre


Scientists develop patch which could improve healing and reduce scarring

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a new gel patch prototype that could speed up the healing of a skin wound while minimising scarring. The team unveiled the patch


Cartilage degeneration algorithm predicts progression of osteoarthritis

A novel cartilage degeneration algorithm can predict the progression of osteoarthritis in individual patients, according to new research from the University of Eastern Finland. The new algorithm could greatly facilitate


11-12 December 2017, The Leeds Orthopaedic Biomechanics Course; Leeds

As part of the Medical Engineering postgraduate programme provision, the Institute of Medical & Biological Engineering is offering a specialist course on Orthopaedic Biomechanics. The course aims to give delegates


Hip fracture can be deadly, Australian study shows

Hip fracture is a major public health problem, associated with high morbidity and mortality, and high costs to the healthcare system. With the aging of populations worldwide, the socioeconomic burden


Largest ever genetic study marks likely osteoporosis treatment target

Scientists are honing in on a potential treatment for osteoporosis, after performing the largest ever genetic study of the common age-related bone-thinning disease. Researchers from The University of Queensland and McGill


PeekMed obtains quality assurance certification for medical devices

PeekMed, a 3D pre-operative system that helps orthopaedic surgeons to plan their surgeries, has got the ISO 13485 certification and can now be used all over Europe. PeekMed, founded and


Shimadzu Corporation receives prestigious award for its diagnostic X-ray imaging systems

Japanese company Shimadzu Corporation has been recognised for their global strategies and product launch efforts for diagnostic X-ray imaging systems and received the 2017 Global General Radiography Product Line Strategy