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Absence of key protein, TTP, rapidly turns young bones old

The absence of protein TTP, critical to the control of inflammation, may lead to rapid and severe bone loss, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo. The

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Patients may live longer after hip replacement

Hip replacement surgery not only improves quality of life but is also associated with increased life expectancy, compared to people of similar age and sex, reports a study in Clinical Orthopaedics

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Are orthopaedic patients outside the US more durable to pain compared to their US counterparts?

American patients undergoing orthopaedic surgical procedures report higher pain intensity scores compared to patients undergoing similar procedures in 13 European and non-European countries. American patients received more treatments for pain,

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Reversing severe bone loss

A possible ‘first-line’ treatment for a rare bone loss disease has been identified by a research team at Tohoku University in Japan. The research findings, published in the journal Molecular Cell,

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Could sugar chains be the answer to bone growth in osteoporosis?

Scientists at the University of York have shown that altering the structure of sugar chains on the surface of stem cells could help promote bone growth in the body. The

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New hip resurfacing implant could lead to better outcomes for patients

Surgeons are treating patients with a new type of hip implant that could lead to better outcomes for younger, more active people requiring surgery. Fifteen patients have so far been

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Good people, good products and good processes are key to a decade of success

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE This year marks a decade in business for Hospital Innovations, a forerunner in the supply of specialist products for use in orthopaedic, surgical and corrective procedures. Here, founder

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Live surgery and lively discussions

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE Arthrex successfully hosted the 7th Annual Live Surgery event at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, on 3 February, 2018 The event was convened by local lead surgeon Mr

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ReHab app offers better, faster results to patients

Orthopaedic Product News meets Manish Shah, of PeerWell, who recently launched the ReHab app worldwide, which offers information to patients to ensure better, faster results from surgery. The app was

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An outside-the-shoe approach to ankle braces

Taking inspiration from the needs of athletes on the field, athletic trainer Mike Bean designed and patented a revolutionary over-the- shoe ankle brace that can be worn over gym shoes