Sports medicine & Kinesiology

The biotribology of cartilage resurfacing implant materials

Untreated knee cartilage defects can lead to osteoarthritis, with symptoms such as continuous pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility. Current treatments for cartilage defects are limited to lesion sizes and specific age groups. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Low testosterone may increase risk of COVID-19 hospitalization for men

Among men diagnosed with COVID-19, those with low testosterone levels are more likely to become seriously ill and end up in the hospital than men with normal levels of the hormone, according to a study by researchers at Washington ...

Medications

Real-world data links rosuvastatin to adverse effects on kidneys

Rosuvastatin is associated with increased risks for hematuria, proteinuria, and kidney failure with replacement therapy (KFRT) compared with atorvastatin use, according to a study published online July 19 in the Journal of ...

Surgery

A new way to control pain after knee replacement surgery

In a recent study, Houston Methodist researchers presented clinical evidence supporting the safety and efficacy of injecting pain medication directly into the tibia during knee replacement surgery for better postoperative ...

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