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Bournemouth University Research Institute features in national campaign

The Orthopaedic Research Institute at Bournemouth University have featured in a national campaign looking at how university research is improving everyday life. A Universities UK (UUK) national campaign, ‘Made at


Strong painkillers increase the risk of hip fracture among persons with Alzheimer’s disease

People using strong painkillers have twice the risk of hip fracture compared to non-opioid users, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. The risk was highest in


A new ‘atlas’ of genetic influences on osteoporosis

A ground-breaking new study led by researchers from the Lady Davis Institute (LDI) at the Jewish General Hospital (JGH) has succeeded in compiling an atlas of genetic factors associated with


£1m grants boost from Royal College of Surgeons to help save lives

Almost £1million of research grants that will play a key role in saving lives and improving treatments for patients have been awarded by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.


Fractures in children can indicate abuse

Physical abuse in children often remains undetected. Atypical fractures may indicate such abuse. Everything that doctors should be particularly alert to and aware of in this setting is the subject


Many diseases increase the risks following hip fracture surgery

Parkinson’s disease, osteoarthritis, rheumatic diseases, alcoholism and mental health disorders increase the risk of surgical complications after a hip fracture surgery. A new Finnish study analysing nationwide registers found. 4.6


Are you prepared for Brexit?

In the first in what is to become a regular comment feature, Peter J Ogrodnik, Professor of Medical Devices Design at Keele University, talks about the different scenarios facing the


1 November 2019, Orthopaedic Knee Conference; Leeds

We are pleased to announce that Mike McNicholas will take the mantle as Chair at this year’s event, once again taking place at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds. For


29 June 2019, 17th Basic biomechanics in orthopaedics (BBiOrth) course; London

Orthopaedic surgery is the ‘nuts & bolts’ speciality; it is as much a biomechanics as it is a surgical craft. In orthopaedics, the mode of treatment and the choice of


22-25 June 2019, 9th International Conference on Children’s Bone Health (ICCBH); Salzburg

ICCBH meetings provide an international forum for the presentation and discussion of current basic and clinical science in the field of bone metabolism and bone mass in children, adolescents and