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Implantation of a shock or load absorber for mild to moderate symptomatic medial knee osteoarthritis

Source:  NICE 2015, 28 January

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Date of publication:  28 January 2015

Publication type:  Interventional procedure guidance

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Orthopaedics

My Letter to the Editor - Death with Dignity Legislation in New Jersey

It must be at least five years since I have felt strongly enough about an issue to write a letter to the editor! My letter below was published today: 202 more words

New and Notable

The following research papers were rated very highly during the review process. We hope you also find them interesting. 885 more words

IJMS

GAMMA 1 GAMMA 2 G2 submaximal uplink

In 1985 and 1986, this author [ Walter H. Schmitt, Jr., D.C. ] first presented his findings regarding 1) doctor started and 2) patient started muscle testing, calling these “gamma 1″ and “gamma 2″ type testing, respectively. 1,503 more words

Blogging

Wide use of prescription painkillers found in U.S. women of childbearing age: CDC

A federal report released on Thursday found prescription painkillers are used widely by U.S. women of childbearing age. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, women aged 15-44 filled prescriptions for opioid pain medications each year between 2008-2012. 66 more words

Pregnancy

FDA approves Novartis's drug for painful skin disease

The FDA just approved Cosentyx, a new biologic drug made by Novartis to treat adults with a moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. Psoriasis is caused by dysfunction of the immune system and plaque psoriasis associated with the development of thick, red skin with flaky, silver-white patches called scales is the most common form of the disease. 64 more words

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