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44 min ago | Business Journal

Washington University names new head of orthopaedic surgery

The Washington University School of Medicine has named Dr. Regis James O'Keefe the head of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, effective Oct. 1. O'Keefe also will become orthopaedic surgeon-in-chief at Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children's hospitals.

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Related Topix: Medicine

44 min ago | Business Journal

Washington University names new head of orthopaedic surgery

The Washington University School of Medicine has named Dr. Regis James O'Keefe the head of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, effective Oct. 1. O'Keefe also will become orthopaedic surgeon-in-chief at Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children's hospitals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Rochester

5 hrs ago | Business Journal

Matthew Lorei, MD

Chestnut Hill Hospital recently named Matthew Lorei, M.D., Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Temple University, as Chief of the Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery at Chestnut Hill Hospital.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Newswise

Doctors Give Advice to Parents on Selecting a Good Backpack for Their Children

Most children and teenagers carry their schoolbooks and other supplies in backpacks during the school year.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

CiteULike

Malpractice: Problems and Solutions

Clinical Orthopaedics and Related ResearchA In Clinical Orthopaedics and Related ResearchA , Vol.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sun Jul 27, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Pain Relief and Profits

Several years ago, a golfing friend of mine started to complain about pain in his knees.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Arthritis, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Stryker, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Medical News Today

Orthopedic outcomes affected by activity level

According to a literature review in the July issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons , patients' activity level is a strong predictor for how well they will do with certain treatments and how well they recover from injuries after treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery

SeacoastOnline

Sports physical clinics planned

Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics will host five additional Sports Physical Clinics this summer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Events, Education Etc.

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WTVM

Backpack safety tips for back to school

As the start of a new school year approaches, parents need to think about the comfort and safety of their children's backpacks, an expert says.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Kids, Family

Newkerala.com

Now, a jab that can help fight against arthritis

The injection uses the technique that involves coating damaged cartilage with stem cells taken from a patient's own hip and mixed with surgical glue, the Daily Express reported.

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Related Topix: Arthritis, Medicine, Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Scoop

PQ 7. Health, Minister-Statements

Volume:700;Page:5. Text is subject to correction.] 7. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister of Health : Does he stand by his statement that resources in Budget 2014 "will help us continue to improve frontline health services for New Zealanders"? Hon MICHAEL WOODHOUSE on behalf of the Minister of Health : Yes.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Medicine

Newswise

Bucksbaum Institute Names Two New Master Clinicians

The University of Chicago Medicine Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence named two new faculty members as Master Clinicians, continuing the mission of improving the doctor-patient relationship through research and teaching.

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Related Topix: University of Chicago, Medicine

Worksop Guardian

South Yorkshire: Rotherham art and design students brighten up hospital wards

Art and Design students from Rotherham College are being given the opportunity to enhance patients', visitors' and staff experience on the Orthopaedic Wards and Clinics at Rotherham Hospital.

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Related Topix: Medicine

The Medina Gazette

Ask the Doc

A. The top complaint that precedes the request for total knee replacement is pain.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Naproxen (generic), Aleve, Naprosyn, Surgery

Tue Jul 22, 2014

EurekAlert!

Activity level may predict orthopedic outcomes

According to a literature review in the July issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons , patients' activity level is a strong predictor for how well they will do with certain treatments and how well they recover from injuries after treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery

Medical News Today

Increase in patients age 80 and older undergoing orthopaedic surgery

Over the past decade, a greater number of patients, age 80 and older, are having elective orthopaedic surgery.

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Related Topix: Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Mon Jul 21, 2014

PennLive.com

Remembering Dr. Robert Lonergan Jr.: 'one class act and a gifted physician'

His family in his obituary said he developed a technique that allowed for minimally invasive surgery, that has become the standard of care.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Temple University, Dauphin County, PA, Cumberland County, PA, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA

Washington University in St. Louis

O'Keefe named new head of orthopaedic surgery

Regis James O'Keefe, MD, PhD, has been named head of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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Related Topix: Surgery, Oncology, University of Rochester, Genetics, Medicine, Arthritis

Daily Herald

SIU med students work with researchers during summer program

Thirteen medical students are getting a look at life inside a research laboratory during a summer research program at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Carbondale, IL, Biology, Science, Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer, Springfield, IL

PhysOrg Weblog

First study worldwide to show higher concentration of trace elements in bone cancer

In a study that is the only one of its kind worldwide, researchers from the MedUni Vienna, the Vienna Technical University and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute have investigated the distribution of trace elements in the tissue of bone tumours.

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Related Topix: Bone Cancer, Medicine, Breast Cancer

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