News tagged with hip joints
Imagine what Paula Spurlock must have been going through. Shortly after having a hip replaced in 2011, the trouble started. "I had horrible itching, really bad migraines and intense pain throughout my body," ...
Medical research May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A research team from drug maker Novartis has discovered a compound that spurs cartilage growth in mice. As they describe in their paper published in the journal Science, the team has found that when a ...
Medical research Apr 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
University of Iowa researchers have determined that thigh size in obese people is a reason their hip implants are more likely to fail.
Medical research Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Need another reason to dust off those running shoes in the back of the closet? It turns out that running longer distances actually decreases a person's risk of osteoarthritis and hip replacements, ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who make $35,000 a year or less report better outcomes after knee replacement surgery than people who earn more, research by Mayo Clinic and the University of Alabama at Birmingham shows. The lower-income patients ...
Surgery Nov 10, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at Duke University Medical Center used new tools they developed to analyze knees and hips and discovered that osteoarthritic knee joints are in a constant state of repair, while hip joints are not.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Feb 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A Case Western Reserve University chemistry professor has begun imbedding magnetic nanoparticles in the toughest of plastics to understand why more than 40,000 Americans must replace their knee and hip replacements annually.
Medical research Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
French surgeons have fitted 650 people with replacement hips that had not been certified as meeting European standards, it emerged Thursday in a case with echoes of a scandal over faulty breast implants.
Surgery May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who have had metal-on-metal hip replacements are no more likely to develop cancer in the first seven years after surgery than the general population, although a longer-term study is required, a study published in ...
Cancer Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Nearly all active people suffer ankle sprains at some point in their lives, and a new University of Georgia study suggests that the different ways people move their hip and knee joints may influence the risk of re-injury.
Health Oct 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A team of researchers at the University Department of Orthopaedics at the MedUni Vienna / Vienna General Hospital has for the first time investigated the durability of Zweymüller hip prostheses, which were ...
Surgery Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—University of California, San Diego Health System is one of only a few hospitals in the nation to offer computer-assisted navigation technology with the direct anterior hip replacement technique, potentially ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Rothman Institute at Jefferson joint researchers continue to seek better ways to diagnose and subsequently treat periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) in patients following total joint arthroplasty. Their latest research shows ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Two new studies by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery have overturned common beliefs about joint replacement in patients with lupus and rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
Arthritis & Rheumatism Nov 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study by Hospital for Special Surgery researchers has provided the first comprehensive look at just how metal-on-metal total hip replacements are failing in patients around the country. Made possible by what is thought ...
Other Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0