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Genes play a role in common knee injury

It has long been known that the choice of shoe, surface and type of sport can all be contributing factors when someone suffers an anterior cruciate ligament rupture. Researchers at

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Exercise may protect bone health after weight loss surgery

Although weight loss surgery is a highly effective treatment for obesity, it can be detrimental to bone health. A recent study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research suggests

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Survey finds medical device companies hopeful for 2021 and leaning in to digital technology for training and case support

ExplORer Surgical recently announced the results of a survey of medical device leaders on how COVID-19 has impacted business and gauge the industry’s shifting perspective on digital technologies. Findings unveil

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Popular weight-loss surgery in teenagers weakens bones

“Childhood obesity is a major public health issue that has increased over the last 10 years,” said lead investigator Miriam Bredella, professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School in Boston,

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High risk of serious complications during knee replacement when a tourniquet is used

The risk of developing serious complications following a knee replacement could be up to 73 per cent higher when a tourniquet is used, compared to surgery without a tourniquet. Serious

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What Brexit and Covid-19 have revealed about supply chain efficiency

Covid-19 has tested supply chains across all sectors to their limit. For the European medtech supply chain – responsible for employing around 730 000 people – the pandemic has revealed

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Can we make bones heal faster?

A new paper in Science Advances describes for the first time how minerals come together at the molecular level to form bones and other hard tissues, like teeth and enamel. The University

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Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre recognised for EMR practices

The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre (NOC) in Oxford has been recognised for its use of an electronic medical record to improve joined up care. The centre has recently achieved Stage 6

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Obesity increases the risk of early hip fracture in postmenopausal women

Obese women have an increased risk of hip fracture earlier than others, already well before the age of 70, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. The

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Medical students taken on virtual ward visits

Students at Queen Mary University of London have been virtually transported into a surgical ward to follow their lecturer on his ward rounds. The third year medical students sat in