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Medical Articles

Hamstring injuries in baseball may be preventable
Source: Science Daily

Creating a program to prevent hamstring injuries in minor league and major league baseball players might be a possibility say researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO.

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Study to evaluate outcomes of different hip replacement techniques using mobile gait analysis system
Source: News-medical.net

Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have launched a pilot study using a portable gait analysis mat to determine early outcomes of several different hip replacement techniques. Gait analysis provides information about the way an individual walks.

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Is traumatic brain injury associated with late-life neurodegenerative conditions?
Source: Medical Xpress

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) with loss of consciousness was not associated with late-life mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer disease or dementia but it appeared to be associated with increased risk for other neurodegenerative and neuropathologic findings, according to a new article published online by JAMA Neurology.

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Hip Arthroplasty Risk in Men Higher With Increased Dairy Product Consumption
Source: Rheumatology Advisor

Consuming more dairy products may raise the risk for total hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis (OA) in men, according to a study published in the Journal of Rheumatology.

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Upper Valley Orthopedics – 60 Years Of Combined Orthopedic Expertise
Source: Go Idaho

Whether the patient is a teenage basketball player with a torn ACL or a 76-year old grandmother needing a hip replacement, orthopedic surgeons Michael Larson, Kevin Lee, and Travis Torngren know that most people just want to get back to the life they had before experiencing joint pain.

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Hamstring injuries in baseball may be preventable
Source: Medical Xpress

Creating a program to prevent hamstring injuries in minor league and major league baseball players might be a possibility say researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO.

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Non-healing tissue from diabetic foot ulcers reprogrammed as pluripotent stem cells
Source: Medical Xpress

Researchers at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts, led by Jonathan Garlick, have established for the first time that skin cells from diabetic foot ulcers can be reprogrammed to acquire properties of embryonic-like cells. These induced pluripotent stem cells might someday be used to treat chronic wounds. The study is published online in advance of print in Cellular Reprogramming.

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