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Circadian clock genes are involved in healing from surgery, study shows

9 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

If you have just had knee, shoulder or hip surgery, you may want to take anti-inflammatories in the morning or at noon, but not at night.
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Carbs Are Actually Good For Your Brain

Carbs Are Actually Good For Your Brain

17 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

As a kid, I used to get so damn excited to eat freshly cooked pasta straight out of the colander. I'd taste test each little noodle with the discernment of a top ten chef. Each...
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America's Most Powerful Medical-Debt Collector

America's Most Powerful Medical-Debt Collector

17 hours ago   |   The Atlantic

SAN MARCOS, Texas-In the autumn of 2012, Ricardo Gonzalez Jurado was 25 feet off the ground, balancing on metal scaffolding as he sawed a stack of wood. Gonzalez Jurado owns a...
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Medially stabilized TKR designs are more sagittally stable

1 day ago   |   Healio

KOLOA, Hawaii - Medially stabilized TKR designs are more sagittally stable and studies have shown better patient-reported outcomes with their use, according to a presenter here...
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Participation in BPCI for joint replacement surgery linked with decreased episode spending

2 days ago   |   Healio

Under the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement program, participation in bundled payment for lower extremity joint replacement for 3 years correlated with episode savings...
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Virtual Physical Therapy After Knee Replacement Brings Similar Outcomes, Lower Costs: Study

Virtual Physical Therapy After Knee Replacement Brings Similar Outcomes, Lower Costs: Study

2 days ago   |   Medindia Health

Virtual system for in-home physical therapy provides good outcomes for patients undergoing rehabilitation following total knee arthroplasty with lower costs than traditional...
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Fragility significantly correlated with complications after TKA

3 days ago   |   Healio

According to study results, one-fifth of patients who underwent primary and revision total knee arthroplasty were classified as frail and were at a significantly higher risk...
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VIDEO: More stem cells needed to improve arthritis pain relief

4 days ago   |   Healio

KOLOA, Hawaii - At Orthopedics Today Hawaii, Jack M. Bert, MD, spoke about the concept of injectables for arthritis. Injectables, such as cortisone injections, have become...
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Virtual PT after knee replacement provides good outcomes with lower costs

5 days ago   |   News Medical

A virtual system for in-home physical therapy provides good outcomes for patients undergoing rehabilitation following total knee arthroplasty - with lower costs than...
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What to know about knee stiffness

5 days ago   |   Medical News Today

Knee stiffness can limit mobility and prevent a person from carrying out regular tasks and activities. Learn about the causes of knee stiffness and their treatments here.
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Novel Drug Prevents Liver Damage, Obesity Glucose Intolerance

Novel Drug Prevents Liver Damage, Obesity Glucose Intolerance

New study done by Georgetown Lombardi comprehensive cancer center researchers on mice proved that a drug can prevent liver damage, obesity and glucose intolerance. Read more ...

Eye Movement Test Helps Confirm Brain Aging Effects

Eye Movement Test Helps Confirm Brain Aging Effects

A new test, using measurements of eye movements, provides an improved method of investigating inhibitory control, and has applied to study the effects of ageing on this ability. Read more ...

Vitamin D Supplementation may Fight High Blood Pressure in Children

Vitamin D Supplementation may Fight High Blood Pressure in Children

Taking a high dose of vitamin D supplements every day for six months can lower blood pressure in overweight and obese vitamin D-deficient children, reveals a new study. Read more ...

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The male patient in Washington state was hospitalized with pneumonia last week and had recently traveled to Wuhan, a city of 11 million people in China where the outbreak is... Read more ...

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Real talk: How many of these fitness personality traits ring true for you? You love feeling like you're part of a fit fam, but you don't always have the time to make it to a... Read more ...

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Millions With Heart Disease Use Pot, Risking Harm

Research has found that heart disease patients develop chest pain more readily if they smoke pot, while other studies suggest that marijuana use might even serve as a heart... Read more ...

Deadly New Coronavirus Can Spread Between Humans

Deadly New Coronavirus Can Spread Between Humans

The finding could raise fears that the infection might not require contact with infected animals to occur, and could spread among people more rapidly. Read more ...