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Lipitor patients who reduced 'bad' cholesterol show decrease in heart attack and stroke

Lipitor patients who reduced 'bad' cholesterol show decrease in heart attack and stroke

Future research should lead to better layout of work and equipment for orthodontists and all other dental workers

Future research should lead to better layout of work and equipment for orthodontists and all other dental workers

Key players within the European medical device market

Key players within the European medical device market

Surgical treatment of hip or knee arthritis does not reduce obesity

Surgical treatment of hip or knee arthritis does not reduce obesity

Cigarette smokers have an increased risk of experiencing rotator cuff tears

Cigarette smokers have an increased risk of experiencing rotator cuff tears

Why women are more susceptible to anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries

Why women are more susceptible to anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries

Measuring hyaluronan in joints and fluid that lubricates cartilage might enable doctors to diagnose osteoarthritis more accurately

Measuring hyaluronan in joints and fluid that lubricates cartilage might enable doctors to diagnose osteoarthritis more accurately

New imaging technology may serve as objective outcome measures for orthopedic conditions

New imaging technology may serve as objective outcome measures for orthopedic conditions

Secreted signaling protein called Wnt10b secret to new drugs for preventing or treating osteoporosis

Secreted signaling protein called Wnt10b secret to new drugs for preventing or treating osteoporosis

Physical traits, genetic test help with early diagnosis of aneurysm syndrome

Physical traits, genetic test help with early diagnosis of aneurysm syndrome

Trial of Etanercept for Wegners's disease shows no benefit against the autoimmune condition

Trial of Etanercept for Wegners's disease shows no benefit against the autoimmune condition

5000 year old system of medicine provides pain relief for people with osteoarthritis of the knee

5000 year old system of medicine provides pain relief for people with osteoarthritis of the knee

Herpes virus offers new hope in search for cure for cancer

Herpes virus offers new hope in search for cure for cancer

Spinal manipulation combined with exercise program offers effective treatment for back pain

Spinal manipulation combined with exercise program offers effective treatment for back pain

Survey shows need for conservative, drug-free options

Survey shows need for conservative, drug-free options

Chronic pain influenced by social background

Chronic pain influenced by social background

Pioneering study shows that age, gender, neuroticism have little or no part to play in the development of musculoskeletal disorders

Pioneering study shows that age, gender, neuroticism have little or no part to play in the development of musculoskeletal disorders

Vioxx linked with risk of cardiovascular disease

Vioxx linked with risk of cardiovascular disease

Obese patients have higher health care costs

Obese patients have higher health care costs

Study clearly showed the benefit of weight loss in terms of pain, function and quality of life

Study clearly showed the benefit of weight loss in terms of pain, function and quality of life