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$13 million PCORI funding aims to support the study of fracture prevention strategies for osteoporosis

$13 million PCORI funding aims to support the study of fracture prevention strategies for osteoporosis

Cancer-related fatigue contributes to balance problems following exposure to chemotherapy for breast cancer

Cancer-related fatigue contributes to balance problems following exposure to chemotherapy for breast cancer

New gel-based cartilage substitute is stronger and more durable than the real thing

New gel-based cartilage substitute is stronger and more durable than the real thing

Experimental drug protects mice from sudden death due to blood vessel rupture

Experimental drug protects mice from sudden death due to blood vessel rupture

Early initiation of physical therapy for patients with lower back pain linked with less health care resource utilization

Early initiation of physical therapy for patients with lower back pain linked with less health care resource utilization

Pilot program designed to help patients manage heart failure results in fewer readmissions

Pilot program designed to help patients manage heart failure results in fewer readmissions

Study shows the efficacy of Yoga of Immortals mobile app for urinary incontinence

Study shows the efficacy of Yoga of Immortals mobile app for urinary incontinence

Kessler Foundation researchers receive NJHF grants to advance research in neurological disabilities

Kessler Foundation researchers receive NJHF grants to advance research in neurological disabilities

Study: Prescribing rate of non-opioid pain medications increased after 2016 CDC guideline

Study: Prescribing rate of non-opioid pain medications increased after 2016 CDC guideline

Lower diaphragmatic thickness found among long COVID patients with unspecific fatigue and dyspnea

Lower diaphragmatic thickness found among long COVID patients with unspecific fatigue and dyspnea

Researchers assess the evidence basis for medications used to treat spine-related pain in older adults

Researchers assess the evidence basis for medications used to treat spine-related pain in older adults

NYU Langone Health continues to broaden access to high-quality care with recent expansions

NYU Langone Health continues to broaden access to high-quality care with recent expansions

Health care startups turn to ‘coaches’ to help patients cope and monitor treatment

Health care startups turn to ‘coaches’ to help patients cope and monitor treatment

Medical societies publish guidelines on how to treat pre-invasive lesions of the vulva

Medical societies publish guidelines on how to treat pre-invasive lesions of the vulva

Newly developed hydrogel proven effective in relieving chronic low back pain

Newly developed hydrogel proven effective in relieving chronic low back pain

Study: Halting in-person postoperative visits due to Covid-19 did not affect knee replacement outcomes

Study: Halting in-person postoperative visits due to Covid-19 did not affect knee replacement outcomes

Got long covid? Medical expertise is vital, and seniors should prepare to go slow

Got long covid? Medical expertise is vital, and seniors should prepare to go slow

Living in areas with high social vulnerability associated with worse outcomes after traumatic injury

Living in areas with high social vulnerability associated with worse outcomes after traumatic injury

Cedars-Sinai geriatricians create program to catch at-risk older adults before they fall

Cedars-Sinai geriatricians create program to catch at-risk older adults before they fall

Johns Hopkins Children’s Center doctors save a newborn baby with congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Johns Hopkins Children’s Center doctors save a newborn baby with congenital diaphragmatic hernia