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Ibuprofen does not hinder bone fracture healing in children

Doctors have traditionally avoided prescribing nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen to patients with fractures. This belief is based on basic science research that supports delayed bone healing in

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Better hip replacements when surgeon operates often

The higher the proportion of primary hip replacement operations a surgeon performs annually, the better the results are, a recent thesis at the University of Gothenburg shows. On the other

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Whole body scans for trauma patients saves time spent in emergency departments

Ever sat in an ambulance or crowded emergency room with a loved one who has sustained serious injuries, waiting for a scan as precious life-saving minutes tick by? This scenario

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Certain factors during infancy may affect bone health in adulthood

In a recent study of bone health, breast feeding during infancy was associated with a lower risk of lower limb fractures when children reached young adulthood, while maternal smoking was

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EUROSTARS grants funding to first lateral meniscus prosthesis

An international consortium led by the Dutch med-tech startup ATRO Medical received over €800,000 EUROSTARS funding to address an unmet need for Knee Osteoarthritis patients. These patients often suffer from

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Small risk of muscle and bone malformations in newborns for mothers who have taken common thrush treatment

Pregnant women who take the thrush treatment fluconazole orally appear to have a  higher risk of giving birth to a baby with muscle and bone malformations, suggests research published by The

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Publication shows Smith+Nephew’s OXINIUM◊ (Oxidized Zirconium) on XLPE for total hip arthroplasty as best performing bearing beyond 10 years

Smith+Nephew, the global medical technology business, recently announced the publication of new clinical evidence further validating the exceptional performance of its proprietary OXINIUM – Oxidized Zirconium – on XLPE (highly

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Reimagining knee replacements with additive technology and artificial intelligence

Italian medical implant manufacturer REJOINT is introducing mass customisation and therapy personalisation for knee replacements through a combination of Electron Beam Melting (EBM) and computerised analysis of intraoperative and post-operative data

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MT Ortho harnesses additive technology to manufacture customised prostheses for cranioplasty and bone cancer patients

Until just a few years ago only standardised, conventionally manufactured prostheses – or in very limited cases customised prostheses – were available for patients with bone tumours. Today, a combination

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Rapid coronavirus test speeds up access to urgent care and will free up beds ahead of winter

The first analysis of a new point-of-care “nucleic acid test” for SARS-CoV-2 in a UK hospital setting shows these machines dramatically reduce time spent on COVID-19 ‘holding’ wards – allowing