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Where patient resides influences post-op care and rehab after hip replacement, study shows

Where patient resides influences post-op care and rehab after hip replacement, study shows

CBPR approach aims to educate diverse patients with rheumatic conditions

CBPR approach aims to educate diverse patients with rheumatic conditions

Male patients with lupus often have more severe disease, receive little support

Male patients with lupus often have more severe disease, receive little support

Study characterizes MRI patterns of acute surfing-related injuries

Study characterizes MRI patterns of acute surfing-related injuries

Reports on surfing-related injuries do not reflect the trend in popularity, shows study

Reports on surfing-related injuries do not reflect the trend in popularity, shows study

New tool accurately predicts risks of death, complications from obesity and diabetes

New tool accurately predicts risks of death, complications from obesity and diabetes

Study defies decades-old patient eligibility guidelines for bariatric surgery

Study defies decades-old patient eligibility guidelines for bariatric surgery

Bariatric surgery may cut genetic risk for developing breast cancer

Bariatric surgery may cut genetic risk for developing breast cancer

Metabolic surgery patients two times less likely to have recurrent and fatal heart attacks

Metabolic surgery patients two times less likely to have recurrent and fatal heart attacks

Cancer risk reduces to half with over 20% weight loss in post- bariatric surgery patients

Cancer risk reduces to half with over 20% weight loss in post- bariatric surgery patients

Robotic-assisted surgery can improve longevity of knee replacement

Robotic-assisted surgery can improve longevity of knee replacement

New study finds racial/ethnic variation in discharge destination after knee replacement surgery

New study finds racial/ethnic variation in discharge destination after knee replacement surgery

Poverty, race have no impact on total knee replacement revision or failure

Poverty, race have no impact on total knee replacement revision or failure

Study compares costs, outcomes of surgeries at teaching and non-teaching hospitals

Study compares costs, outcomes of surgeries at teaching and non-teaching hospitals

Steroid injections for osteoarthritis more may damage joints

Steroid injections for osteoarthritis more may damage joints

New experimental growth factor drug appears to prevent worsening of osteoarthritis

New experimental growth factor drug appears to prevent worsening of osteoarthritis

New round of Medicare readmission penalties hits 2,583 hospitals

New round of Medicare readmission penalties hits 2,583 hospitals

Clinical trial to evaluate efficacy and safety of new treatment for giant cell arteritis

Clinical trial to evaluate efficacy and safety of new treatment for giant cell arteritis

Study identifies factor essential for tendon growth

Study identifies factor essential for tendon growth

DePuy Synthes launches ATTUNE Cementless Knee in rotating platform option

DePuy Synthes launches ATTUNE Cementless Knee in rotating platform option