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Major risk of injury for recreational runners

Almost half of all recreational runners incur injuries, mostly relating to knees, calves or Achilles tendons, and the level of risk is equally high whatever your age, gender or running

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New bone health accreditation scheme launches

The Royal Osteoporosis Society (ROS) has officially launched a new Bone Health Accreditation Scheme. A wide range of products and services including foods, beverages, supplements and living aids will now

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Scientists use nanotechnology to detect bone-healing stem cells

Researchers at the University of Southampton have developed a new way of using nanomaterials to identify and enrich skeletal stem cells – a discovery that could eventually lead to new

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RSIP Vision unveils robust metal implant and anatomical segmentation tool, for improved planning of specialised orthopaedic procedures including revision arthroplasty

RSIP Vision recently unveiled an advanced joint segmentation tool for detailed, non-invasive planning of revision arthroplasty and other orthopaedic procedures for patients with pre-existing metal implants. This AI-based software module enables quick

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LimaCorporate to open the first provider-based design and 3D printing facility for custom complex joint replacement solutions

 LimaCorporate and Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) recently announced the opening of the first provider-based  design and 3D printing facility for custom complex joint replacement solutions. Known as the ProMade PoC (Point

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Prosthetic tech firm lands $2.7 million in funding

Biomedical startup Adapttech announced recently that it has raised $2.7 million in a new venture capital funding round. The round was supported by existing investors including the MEIF Proof of Concept & Early

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Total knee replacement is a cost-effective treatment for patients with knee osteoarthritis

Taking into consideration costs of forgoing versus pursuing total knee replacement, researchers found that across older and younger age groups, TKR is a cost-effective treatment for these patients. Knee osteoarthritis

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Patients should receive COVID-19 vaccine before surgery to reduce risk of postoperative death

Patients waiting for elective surgery should get COVID-19 vaccines ahead of the general population – potentially helping to avoid thousands of post-operative deaths linked to the virus, according to a

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3D printing technology used to develop models for training purposes

Academic institutes and hospitals use 3D printing technology to develop various models for training purposes. The technology is increasing used in bio printing where biomaterials such as growth factors and

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England rugby star treated with pioneering Swiss combination therapy

One of England’s top rugby players has cured his chronic heel pain with a pioneering new combination therapy from Switzerland. Jamie George, who plays hooker for Saracens, England and The British