Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

July 11, 2009
ACL reconstruction doesn't harm NFL career length, study suggests
Knee injuries are a common problem in collegiate and professional football, often hindering an individual's career length and future.

Easy strength training exercise may help treat tennis elbow, study shows
People with pain in the elbow or forearm from playing sports or just from common everyday activities, might be able to use a simple bar and strengthening exercise to alleviate pain, say researchers who are presenting their study results at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting in Keystone, Colo., July 9-12.

NOSCAR increases NOTES research with Olympus Medical Systems Corporation grant
The Natural Orifice Surgery Consortium for Assessment and Research, a joint effort of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, today announced Olympus' continuing commitment to funding research in an emerging minimally invasive transdisciplinary therapy known as Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery, with a $250,000 grant to the existing Olympus Research Fund supporting NOTES research.

Mayo Clinic study using structural MRI may help accurately diagnose dementia patients
A new Mayo Clinic study may help physicians differentially diagnose three common neurodegenerative disorders in the future.
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