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A new ‘atlas’ of genetic influences on osteoporosis

A ground-breaking new study led by researchers from the Lady Davis Institute (LDI) at the Jewish General Hospital (JGH) has succeeded in compiling an atlas of genetic factors associated with


£1m grants boost from Royal College of Surgeons to help save lives

Almost £1million of research grants that will play a key role in saving lives and improving treatments for patients have been awarded by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.


Fractures in children can indicate abuse

Physical abuse in children often remains undetected. Atypical fractures may indicate such abuse. Everything that doctors should be particularly alert to and aware of in this setting is the subject


Many diseases increase the risks following hip fracture surgery

Parkinson’s disease, osteoarthritis, rheumatic diseases, alcoholism and mental health disorders increase the risk of surgical complications after a hip fracture surgery. A new Finnish study analysing nationwide registers found. 4.6


Are you prepared for Brexit?

In the first in what is to become a regular comment feature, Peter J Ogrodnik, Professor of Medical Devices Design at Keele University, talks about the different scenarios facing the


1 November 2019, Orthopaedic Knee Conference; Leeds

We are pleased to announce that Mike McNicholas will take the mantle as Chair at this year’s event, once again taking place at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds. For


29 June 2019, 17th Basic biomechanics in orthopaedics (BBiOrth) course; London

Orthopaedic surgery is the ‘nuts & bolts’ speciality; it is as much a biomechanics as it is a surgical craft. In orthopaedics, the mode of treatment and the choice of


22-25 June 2019, 9th International Conference on Children’s Bone Health (ICCBH); Salzburg

ICCBH meetings provide an international forum for the presentation and discussion of current basic and clinical science in the field of bone metabolism and bone mass in children, adolescents and


8 June 2019, World Orthopaedic Concern annual conference; Glasgow

WORLD ORTHOPAEDIC CONCERN UK 6th Annual Conference – Saturday 8th June 2019 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow Exciting new opportunities for trainees Guest speakers Update on current


2-3 May 2019, EUROSPINE Spring Meeting; Frankfurt

Welcome message Dear members, colleagues, guests and friends, It is our pleasure and a great honour to welcome you to the EUROSPINE Spring Specialty Meeting 2019 in Frankfurt, the beautiful