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Air pollution can worsen bone health

Some of the effects of air pollution on health are well documented -lung cancer, stroke, respiratory diseases, etc, but for others there is less scientific evidence. Such is the case

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Organisations announce share of £240k in AI Fracture Diagnosis Programme

Opportunity North East (ONE) and the Scottish Government have recently announced the five organisations selected for the first stage of a landmark project to develop artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to

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London Bridge Hospital launches game changing robotic surgery to treat back pain

Recently, London Bridge Hospital announced that it will be the first Hospital in the UK to offer ExcelsiusGPS® Robotic Navigation System to patients who need spinal surgery. The robot is the first

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The Royal College of Surgeons issues new guidance for surgeons acting as an expert witness

Medical experts should undergo appropriate medico-legal training before they appear as an expert witness, the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) of England advises in new guidance published recently. The Surgeon

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International study finds similar results from total or partial hip replacement

To do a total or partial hip replacement for older adults who have a hip fracture is a common question. Now a large clinical study of almost 1,500 patients in

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Listening to ‘noisy knees’ to diagnose osteoarthritis

A new way of diagnosing and assessing knee osteoarthritis (OA) has moved a step closer with a major study paving the way for its use in research and clinical practice.

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New assessment could identify risks of frailty

Signs of frailty, and the risks it brings, could be identified in young and old people alike through a new assessment developed in a study led by researchers at the

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Skiing and snowboarding injuries more serious in younger children

Winter sports such as skiing and snowboarding are a great way to keep kids active in the winter, but they are also linked to injuries and for younger children those

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Research could give athletes competitive edge

Elite cyclists could gain a competitive edge by using shorter pedal cranks according to results from a study carried out by orthopaedic specialists at NHS Golden Jubilee. The trial was

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New bone healing mechanism has potential therapeutic applications

Led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, a study published in the journal Cell Stem Cell reveals a new mechanism that contributes to adult bone maintenance and repair and opens the