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Operating rooms are the climate change contributor no one’s talking about

Two surgeons-in-training suggest some sustainable solutions for climate change in their energy-intensive discipline In April 2021, during the Leaders Summit on Climate, President Biden announced his goal to drastically reduce


New hope for ACL injuries

People with anterior cruciate ligament injuries can lose up to 40 per cent of the muscle strength in the affected leg, with muscle atrophy remaining a big problem even after


ACL tears cause harmful changes in our brain structure

It’s known that some joint function is often permanently lost after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, and re-injury is common even with intensive physical therapy, but it’s unclear why. New research


After a bone injury, shape-shifting cells rush to the rescue

Conventional thinking is that bone regeneration is left to a small number of mighty cells called skeletal stem cells, which reside within larger groups of bone marrow stromal cells. But