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'Kneeding' a break: First evidence ACL injuries an overuse failure
Repetitive knee stress and failure to accommodate sufficient rest between periods of strenuous exercise may be key factors behind the rapid rise in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in world sport, a new international study has found. (2019-07-23)
Timing of spay, neuter tied to higher risk of obesity and orthopedic injuries in dogs
Spaying or neutering large-breed dogs can put them at a higher risk for obesity and, if done when the dog is young, nontraumatic orthopedic injuries, reports a new study based on data from the Morris Animal Foundation Golden Retriever Lifetime Study. (2019-07-17)
Athletes at a higher risk for ACL injury after return to sport
Young athletes who do not achieve a 90 percent score on a battery of tests that measure fitness to return to athletic competition, including quadricep strength, are at increased risk for a second knee injury, according to research presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine. (2019-07-14)
Outcomes of non-operatively treated elbow ulnar in professional baseball players
Professional baseball players with a low-grade elbow injury that occurs on the humeral side of the elbow have a better chance of returning to throw and returning to play, and a lower risk of ulnar collateral ligament surgery than players who suffered more severe injuries on the ulnar side of the elbow. (2019-07-13)
Lateral extra-articular tenodesis reduces hamstring autograft
The addition of lateral extra-articular tenodesis to a hamstring autograft in knee surgery in young active patients significantly reduces graft failure and persistent anterolateral rotatory laxity at two years post operatively. (2019-07-12)
Does autograft choice in ACL reconstruction affect recurrent ACL revision rates
Young athletes who have anterior cruciate ligament surgery are more likely to need an additional surgery if they received a hamstring graft compared to a bone-patellar tendon-bone graft, according to research presented today at the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. (2019-07-12)
Does platelet-rich plasma therapy lower risk of meniscus repair
The use of platelet-rich plasma therapy can reduce the risk of a second meniscus failure after operation but does not seem to protect patients who have had surgery to repair an anterior cruciate ligament, according to research presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine. (2019-07-11)
Three-dimensional model illuminates key aspects of early development
Researchers have created a new 3D model of human embryonic tissue that promises to shed light on critical components of development -- including processes that go awry during pregnancy complications. (2019-07-01)
Mini 'magic' MRI scanner could diagnose knee injuries more accurately
Researchers at Imperial College London have developed a prototype mini MRI scanner that fits around a patient's leg. (2019-06-28)
Study looks at opioid use after knee surgery
A small study looked at whether reducing the number of opioid tablets prescribed after knee surgery would reduce postoperative use and if preoperative opioid-use education would reduce it even more. (2019-06-25)
Does stimulation of the brain's dorsal anterior insula trigger ecstasy?
The epileptic 'aura' is a subjective phenomenon that sometimes precedes the visible clinical features of a seizure. (2019-06-24)
Synthetic joint lubricant holds promise for osteoarthritis
A new type of treatment for osteoarthritis, currently in canine clinical trials, shows promise for eventual use in humans. (2019-06-19)
Introduced a new paradigm of cell transplantation with scaffold microrobots
Professor Hongsoo Choi's team developed a microrobot that can precisely transplant stem cells in various in vivo and vitro environments. (2019-06-17)
Researchers explore augmented ACL reconstruction procedure
An innovative procedure that explores the use of amnion, bone marrow concentrate and suture tape in ACL reconstruction may result in earlier return to play protocols for athletes, suggests a new study from the Marshall University Joan C. (2019-06-03)
Seeing disfigured faces prompts negative brain and behavior responses
A new study led by Penn Medicine researchers, which published today in Scientific Reports, found that people have implicit negative biases against people with disfigured faces, without knowingly harboring such biases. (2019-05-29)
Study reveals breakthrough in understanding long-term memory retrieval
UNLV researchers have discovered a novel method for how two parts of the brain -- the hippocampus and the anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) -- work together to retrieve long-term memories. (2019-05-21)
Young athletes who require ACL reconstruction may benefit from additional procedure
An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear, an injury of the knee, can be devastating to a young athlete. (2019-05-21)
Space travel and your joints
A novel Henry Ford Hospital study of mice aboard a Russian spaceflight may raise an intriguing question for the astronauts of tomorrow: Could traveling in space be bad for your joints? (2019-05-21)
Novel technique reduces obstruction risk in heart valve replacement
Researchers at the National, Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health, have developed a novel technique that prevents the obstruction of blood flow, a common fatal complication of transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR). (2019-05-20)
Transplanted cells reveal early signs of type 1 diabetes
By the time type 1 diabetes is diagnosed, most of the insulin-producing beta cells have already been destroyed. (2019-05-14)
How the olfactory brain affects memory
How sensory perception in the brain affects learning and memory processes is far from fully understood. (2019-04-29)
The ACR and the Arthritis Foundation present new guidelines offering therapeutic approaches and treatment options for juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Today, the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), in partnership with the Arthritis Foundation (AF), released two guidelines on juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). (2019-04-29)
Alerting patients to their risk of gum disease improves inflammation and dental hygiene
In a new study published today in the Journal of Periodontology researchers found that using psychological techniques to communicate the risk of developing periodontal disease to patients improved dental hygiene over a three month period. (2019-04-17)
Low-intensity ultrasound can change decision-making process in the brain, research shows
This is a peer-reviewed empirical study conducted in animals (macaque monkeys) The study shows how low-intensity ultrasonic waves can be used to generate or suppress electrical signals in the brain, modulating normal brain function. (2019-04-15)
How education may stave off cognitive decline
Prefrontal brain regions linked to higher educational attainment are characterized by increased expression of genes involved in neurotransmission and immunity, finds a study of healthy older adults published in JNeurosci. (2019-04-08)
Researchers find brain molecular features associated with years of education
A study led by a team from the University of Barcelona identified greater cortical thickness in the frontal lobe in a group of old people with high levels of education. (2019-04-08)
How the brain 'mentalizes' cooperation
Researchers identify a part of the brain that helps execute cooperative tasks. (2019-03-26)
Time maps: How our brain perceives time
What happens in our brain when we listen to the rhythmic pace of a song or when, at the traffic light, the light is red and we are trembling awaiting the green? (2019-03-22)
It's no Fortnite, but it's helping stroke survivors move again
Severely impaired stroke survivors are regaining function in their arms after sometimes decades of immobility, thanks to a new video game-led training device invented by Northwestern Medicine scientists. (2019-03-19)
Blood flow restriction therapy may protect against bone loss following ACL reconstruction
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction patients often face bone and muscle loss immediately following the procedure. (2019-03-16)
Study: Surgery for herniated discs in neck can be safely performed in outpatient setting
Surgery to remove multiple herniated or degenerated discs in the neck, a procedure known as anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF), can be safely performed in an outpatient setting in select patients, according to a study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City. (2019-03-14)
Scientists identify alterations of neuronal connectivity in the cortex in OCD patients
Scientists identify alterations of neuronal connectivity distributed throughout different regions of the cerebral cortex in obsessive-compulsive disorder. (2019-02-27)
How to make the push-up work for you
If you want to improve your golf swing, softball pitch, or tennis serve, the push-up is for you. (2019-02-19)
Boosting glutamate reduces anxiety in monkeys
Researchers studying male and female marmosets have homed in on the primate brain circuitry responsible for individual differences in overall anxiety. (2019-02-04)
UMD study finds exercise benefits brains, changes blood flow in older adults
Exercise training alters brain blood flow and improves cognitive performance in older adults, though not in the way you might think. (2019-01-31)
Air pollution in Mexico City is associated with the development of Alzheimer disease
A new study by researchers at the Universities of Montana, Valle de México, Boise State, Universidad Veracruzana, Instituto Nacional de Pediatría and Paul-Flechsig-Institute for Brain Research heightens together with German company Analytik Jena concerns over the evolving and relentless Alzheimer's pathology observed in young Metropolitan Mexico City (MMC) urbanites. (2018-12-21)
Evolution of the inner ear: Insights from jawless fish
Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics (BDR) and collaborators have described for the first time the development of the hagfish inner ear. (2018-12-05)
What makes rats relapse
Activation of the anterior insular cortex -- a brain region implicated in drug abuse -- rather than drinking history or motivation for alcohol predicts relapse after a month of abstinence, reports a study of male rats published in JNeurosci. (2018-12-03)
How you respond to drama depends on if you are a holistic or analytical thinker
Aalto University researchers showed volunteers the film My Sister's Keeper on a screen while the research subjects were lying down in an MRI scanner. (2018-11-30)
A smartphone and new software could help save infants born preterm
A new algorithm combined with a handheld, smartphone-based device could aid health care workers in remote locations to estimate degrees of prematurity for affected infants. (2018-11-20)
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