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Most premenopausal women should not undergo oophorectomy due to risks for chronic health conditions

September 29, 2016

Premenopausal women who underwent bilateral oophorectomy demonstrated elevated risk for multiple chronic health conditions, according to results from a historical cohort study.

Consequently, the practice of ovary removal in premenopausal women to prevent ovarian cancer should be discontinued in women who are not at high risk for malignancy, Walter A. Rocca, MD, MPH, professor in the department of health sciences research at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and colleagues wrote.

New analyses support blocking Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana mergers

September 29, 2016
Two new American Medical Association analyses support the blocking of the Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana mergers. “The [American Medical Association] AMA analyses…

Regentis receives IDE approval for trial of novel treatment for cartilage defects in the knee

September 29, 2016
Regentis Biomaterials announced it has received an FDA investigational device exemption approval to begin a phase 3 clinical study of GelrinC, a treatment for focal…
Movers and Shakers

Bioventus appoints new member to board of managers

September 29, 2016
Bioventus has appointed Michael Minogue to its board of managers. “We are pleased to have Michael Minogue join our board as we continue to grow Bioventus,”…
In the Journals

Study links young age, meniscal tears to delayed ACL reconstruction

September 29, 2016
Investigators of this study found delayed ACL reconstruction was significantly correlated with young age and meniscal tears. Researchers identified 1,841 patients with…
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Original Research

Clinical Balance Measures in Patients With Chronic Ankle Instability, Copers, and Uninjured Controls

Athletic Training and Sports Health Care
Online Advanced Release, September 27, 2016
The primary aim of this investigation was to determine if the time-in-balance and/or foot lift test scores differed…
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Use of a Bipolar Blood-Sealing System During Total Joint Arthroplasty: December 2015

The goal of the clinical use of a bipolar blood-sealing system is to reduce perioperative blood loss in total joint…
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British Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress 2016

British Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress 2016

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VIDEO: Wilton talks Wikipaedics, impact of Brexit

September 22, 2016
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