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Weight loss improves knee pain from common arthritic condition, study says

SAN DIEGO, CA -- Knee pain related to osteoarthritis (OA) is a common complaint among obese individuals and retired professional athletes, especially former NFL players, but researchers presenting their work at the American Orthopaedic Society for ...

Study shows young patients may benefit from microfracture knee procedures

SAN DIEGO, CA - Surgical treatment using microfracture for pediatric knee injury repair may improve activity outcomes, according to research presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day in San Diego (February 19)...

ASTRO publishes palliative radiotherapy for bone metastases guideline

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Clinical Affairs and Quality Committee has developed a guideline for the use of radiation therapy in treating bone metastases. The guideline will be published in the International Journal of Radiat...

APS concurs with science emphasis in President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2012...

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The American Physical Society (APS) agrees with President Obama's emphasis on science in his proposed Fiscal Year 2012 budget. His priorities keep the nation on a path of scientific advancement, technological innovation and e...

The UK is a nation of happy couples

Researchers at the Institute for Social and Economic Research asked both individuals in the couple to rate their happiness on a seven point scale; from the lowest score of 'extremely unhappy' to the middle point of 'happy', the highest point being '...

Study finds that electronic fetal heart rate monitoring greatly reduces infant...

SAN FRANCISCO (February 12, 2011) -- In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting ™, in San Francisco, researchers will present findings that prove that the use of feta...

Use of alcohol-free antibacterial mouth-rinse is associated with decrease in preterm...

SAN FRANCISCO (February 11, 2011) -- In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting ™, in San Francisco, researchers will present findings that show that use of non alcoh...

Kenya’s fisheries management promotes species that grow larger and live longer

Marine conservationists from the Wildlife Conservation Society working in Kenya have found that better fisheries management that includes restricting fishing gear is producing more predatory and longer-lived species and is improving fishing even...

Study finds that folate does not offer protection against preterm delivery

SAN FRANCISCO (February 10, 2011) -- In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting ™, in San Francisco, researchers will present findings that show that folate intake be...

Study finds magnesium sulfate may offer protection from cerebral palsy

SAN FRANCISCO (February 10, 2011) -- In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting ™, in San Francisco, researchers will present findings that showed that in rats, the u...

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