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Immersive simulator allows surgeons to feel like they are performing actual surgery

FundamentalVR recently launched Fundamental Surgery, a first-of-its-kind software as a service (SaaS) software platform that combines virtual reality (VR) with cutting-edge haptics (the sense of touch) to create a low-cost

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Total ankle arthroplasty offers patients greater range of motion and less pain

Surgical reconstruction is a life changer for people with end-stage ankle arthritis. Researchers from The Rothman Orthopaedic Institute at Jefferson Health demonstrate that surgical reconstruction boosts patients’ range of motion

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Initiation of potentially inappropriate medication is associated with a higher risk of fractures and mortality, and higher hospital costs

A recent study published in The European Journal of Health Economics finds that the initiation of potentially inappropriate medication (PIM) is associated with a higher risk of fracture-specific hospitalisations and mortality. Initiation

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Doctify announces partnership with state-of-the-art Woodlands Suite

Doctify have announced a new partnership with the Woodlands Suite – a private patient facility located at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham – one of Europe’s largest centres of orthopaedic excellence. 

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New mechanism activates bone-building cells

The number of osteoporosis medications that promote bone-building cells are few compared to those that suppress bone resorption. A research group led by Kumamoto University scientists has discovered that the

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New sensor could help doctors monitor patient progress from a distance

A self-powered sensor developed at the University of Waterloo in Canada could allow doctors to remotely monitor the recovery of surgical patients. The small, tube-like device, pictured, is designed to

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First positive results of biodegradable implant tests have been announced

Russian scientists have successfully tested biodegradable tibia implants with bioactive coatings out of polylactic acid and calcium phosphate, which might shorten the treatment period by two to four times compared

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£31,000 prize for a life-changing invention

Could you do with £31,000 of expert help to get your invention to market? The Morgan Innovation Prize 2019 is open for entries. The judges are searching for innovators who

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Keele scientists showcase cutting-edge prosthetic hand research

Researchers from Keele University have been selected to present their work on the quest for a life-like prosthetic hand at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition. Current prosthetic hands may look

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Partial knee replacements are better for many patients and cheaper for the NHS

Researchers at the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS) have found that many more patients could be given a partial knee replacement instead of a total knee