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Increasing dairy intake reduces falls and fractures among older care home residents

Extra daily milk, yoghurt, and cheese led to a 33% lower risk of all fractures Increasing intake of foods rich in calcium and protein such as milk, yoghurt, and cheese,


Bone-loss discovery points to new treatment for osteoporosis

A new discovery about osteoporosis suggests a potential treatment target for that brittle-bone disease and for bone loss from rheumatoid arthritis. The findings from University of Virginia School of Medicine


Human tissue supplier unveils new London facility to fast-track delivery

A UK medical supply company has revealed plans for a brand-new facility in the country’s capital to drastically reduce the time taken to deliver life-saving resources to patients. Hospital Innovations


Using innovative technology to assist operating theatres in a Covid-19 era

Promotional feature The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on healthcare across the UK cannot be underestimated. NHS England figures reveal a staggering 4.7 million patients were waiting to be treated


Articular cartilage can heal partially after injury – researchers found a new mechanism

Post-traumatic osteoarthritis is a musculoskeletal disorder shadowing especially the life of young and active population. Inhibition of cartilage damage progression with early intervention is crucial. To predict how an intervention


Researchers discover way to switch on and speed up tendon healing

Researchers at CÚRAM, the SFI Research Centre for Medical Devices based at NUI Galway, have shown how the simple act of walking can power an implantable stimulator device to speed


Surgeons urge the NHS to embrace surgical hubs to tackle record waiting list

Commenting on waiting time statistics published recently which report a record waiting list, the Royal College of Surgeons of England has warned that extra staff and surgical hubs will be


Magnetically controlled limb lengthening nails: The Stryde story

Authors Harry Hothi, Sean Bergiers, Martina Tognini, Johann Henckel, Anna Di Laura, John Skinner, Alister Hart, of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital look at The Stryde nail, CE-marked in February


31 May-3 June 2022, 6th Major NSpine Conference; Porto, Portugal

Message from the NSpine committee about Porto, the location for the 6th Major NSpine Conference: “Welcome to Porto. Located on the northern bank of Douro River, this is the second-largest


27-29 May 2022, NSpine Advanced Surgical Techniques and Complications Management Course; IRCAD, France

Cadaveric Labs Confirmed: SAVE THESE DATES Taking place immediately before NSpine 2022 at the innovative IRCAD Institute, Strasbourg, France (May 27th – 29th 2022). Advanced Lumbar 360° Reconstructive Course Advanced