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The far-reaching effects of COVID-19 in all areas of the healthcare system

Chad Stephens is the President and Managing Partner of Noble Pain Management & Sports Medicine in Texas, USA. As a musculoskeletal expert, his unique training with fellowships in sports medicine

EVENTS NOVEMBER 2020

16-19 November 2020, Medica 2020; Düsseldorf

8th MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE broaches themes that quite literally have their finger on the nation’s pulse COVID-19, sports and data – the average German’s heart beats 61 times

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People with diabetes are at greater risk of bone fractures

People living with diabetes are at greater risk of bone fractures, new research led by the University of Sheffield has found. The research, conducted in collaboration with scientists from Sutter Health,

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3D X-ray techniques reveals secrets from inside bones

An international research team has used new X-ray techniques to describe how the architecture of healthy human bones is built up. The team has uncovered a hitherto unknown structure in

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Primitive stem cells point to new bone grafts for stubborn-to-heal fractures

Although most broken bones can be mended with a firm cast and a generous measure of tender loving care, more complicated fractures require treatments like bone grafting. Researchers at Texas

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Surgeon in Focus – Dr Derek Ochiai

Derek Ochiai, MD, fAAOS is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon in Arlington, VA. He practices at the Nirschl Orthopaedic Clinic. He is fellowship trained in sports medicine and he is

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Bringing burnt bones back to ‘life’ using 3D technology

Forensic scientists at the University of Portsmouth have discovered a new way of presenting fragile evidence, by reconstructing a ‘jigsaw’ of human bone fragments using 3D printing. In the first

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University College Dublin researcher to co-lead a €4.5m collaborative project to develop new therapies to treat orthopaedic infection

A University College Dublin (UCD) researcher, Professor Paula Bourke, UCD School of Biosystems and Food Engineering, is principal investigator (PI) on a €4.5 million collaborative project to develop new therapies

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OrthoGrid Systems and Osso VR partner to scale access to fluoroscopic guidance technology

OrthoGrid Systems, Inc., a global medtech company offering an AI-driven surgical navigation platform, PhantomMSK, to transform orthopaedic surgery, and Osso VR, a virtual reality (VR) surgical training platform, are partnering

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Excess weight during pre-school linked to higher bone fracture risk

Pre-school children who are overweight or obese have a higher risk of bone fractures during childhood than normal weight pre-schoolers, according to a study published in the Journal of Bone