20 June 2012

Long-term use of osteoporosis medication may reduce bone fracture risk for some patients

Continuing a popular but controversial treatment for osteoporosis could reduce spine fracture risk for a particular group of patients, but...

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20 June 2012

Back pain improves in first six weeks but lingering effects at one year, reports study

For people receiving health care for acute and persistent low-back pain, symptoms will improve significantly in the first six weeks,...

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20 June 2012

New York scientist grows bone from human embryonic stem cells

Dr. Darja Marolt, an Investigator at The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Laboratory, is lead author on a study...

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20 June 2012

Treatment with bisphosphonates associated with increased risk of atypical femoral fractures

Treatment with bisphosphonate therapy appears to be associated with an increased risk of atypical fractures of the femur, according to...

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18 June 2012

Study finds inflammasome impacts lung injury in patients who receive mechanical ventilation

Mechanical ventilation is often lifesaving, but can also initiate or aggravate lung injury. A new study in Anesthesiology examined the...

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18 June 2012

Pain relief app for mothers-to-be launched on Smartphones and tablets in 35 languages

The Obstetric Anaesthetists’ Association (OAA) at its annual national conference this week is launching a new Smartphone and tablet application...

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18 June 2012

Poor evidence for non-drug approaches in labour

There is better evidence for the effectiveness of drug-based approaches for relieving labour pains than non-drug approaches. These are the...

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18 June 2012

New data finds musical benefit for patients undergoing minor surgery

Playing music in the operating theatre reduces anxiety and could improve healing time for the millions of patients who undergo...

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