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ACSM: Compression Tights Don’t Improve Performance for Runners

June 02, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. While they kept muscles from vibrating, fatigue still set in, researchers found Read article

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AAOS: SSRI Use Linked to Lower Risk of Revision in THA, TKA

March 14, 2017 Significantly lower risk of revisions, aseptic revisions; no reduction in risk of prosthetic joint infections

AAOS: Cholesterol, LDL Impact Rotator Cuff Repair Revision

March 14, 2017 Statins mitigate this effect, with revision rates not significantly different for patients prescribed statins

AAOS: Few Hip Fracture Patients Take Vitamin D Consistently

March 14, 2017 Correlation for consistent supplementation with increase in physical component of the SF-12 score

AAN: Females at Higher Risk for Sports-Related Concussions

March 02, 2017 During study, 23 percent of the women and 17 percent of the men had at least one concussion

AAN: Repeat Head Injuries Do Not Affect Motor Skills in NFL Players

February 20, 2017 Study aimed to see if former pro football players faced the same fate as many professional boxers

CVD, Osteoporosis Risk Up for Young Thyroid Cancer Survivors

January 25, 2017 More people are living with other serious health conditions resulting from treatment, researchers say

RSNA: Children Can Sustain Major Chest Injuries From ATV Crashes

November 29, 2016 Main cause of chest injury was rollover, followed by collision with landscape, falls

College Athletes Report Few Symptoms to Doctors

November 02, 2016 Report less than 1 percent of symptoms ID'd by smartphone-based ecologic momentary assessment

ASA: Study Describes Non-Operating Room Anesthesia Care

October 24, 2016 NORA cases less likely in small community hospitals, more common outside normal working hours

ASBMR: Romosozumab Linked to Reduced Fracture Risk

September 19, 2016 Reduced vertebral fracture risk at 12 months among postmenopausal women with osteoporosis

Misuse of Anabolic Steroids Linked to Insulin Resistance

September 14, 2016 Effect may be mediated by increased visceral adipose tissue as primary metabolically active fat tissue

iPad Works As Well As Sedative to Calm Children Preoperatively

August 30, 2016 Researchers found that children given iPads were easier to anesthetize than those given midazolam

AOSSM: High School Football Injuries Tied to Turf Composition

July 11, 2016 Researchers recommend minimum of 6.0 pounds per square foot of infill weight

AOSSM: Concussion Rates on the Rise in U.S. Youth

July 11, 2016 May be due to rise in youth sports participation, better diagnostic skills/training

Health Care Workers’ Gloves Strong Source of Contamination

June 27, 2016 Clear evidence that gloves of health care workers contaminate hospital surfaces with bacteria