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Consensus Statement Issued on Management of Foot, Ankle Gout

November 14, 2018. 12:00 PM CST. Risk for gouty flares increased with use of thiazide diuretics, excessive alcohol intake Read article


Excess Gestational Weight Gain Not Better for Child Bone Health

November 07, 2018 Slightly increased bone measures at age 7 years with GWG among under/normal-weight mothers

New Guidelines Issued for Patellofemoral Pain Management

November 06, 2018 Treatment should include multimodal approaches to address knee, hip, foot, ankle impairments

Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors

November 01, 2018 Two studies show high prevalence among authors of guidelines on high-dollar meds, in gastroenterology

Many Hospitals Noncompliant With Record Request Regulations

October 29, 2018 Researchers also find discordance in info provided to patients about medical records release processes

Most Supplements Contain Prohibited Stimulants

October 24, 2018 75 percent of supplements purchased in 2017 contained one or more stimulants subject to FDA notices

Deep Neural Network Improves Detection of Wrist Fractures

October 24, 2018 For average clinician, assistance of deep neural network ups sensitivity, specificity of detection

Kids’ Sport Participation Tied to Higher Bone Mass in Young Adults

October 23, 2018 Participation in organized sport during childhood, teen years associated with bone mass at age 20

Strong Link for Peds Obesity, Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

October 22, 2018 Children with severe obesity at 5 to 6 years and 11 to 12 years old have increased risk for SCFE

Physical Therapy an Option for Nonobstructive Meniscal Tears

October 19, 2018 Physical therapy non-inferior to arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for nonobstructive meniscal tears

Aspirin, Anticoagulants Similarly Prevent VTE After TKA

October 19, 2018 In patients having total knee arthroplasty, aspirin non-inferior for venous thromboembolism, death

Gabapentin Beats Pregabalin for Chronic Sciatica

October 17, 2018 More frequent adverse events seen with pregabalin, especially when taken before gabapentin

Active Pharmaceuticals ID’d in >700 Dietary Supplements

October 15, 2018 More than 20 percent of the 776 adulterated products contained more than one unapproved ingredient

Age, Sex Affect Extended Post-Concussion Symptoms in Children

October 15, 2018 Female sex, pre-injury mood problems, lower family income, family discord tied to ongoing symptoms

Multicomponent Intervention Can Reduce Sitting Time at Work

October 12, 2018 Reduction in sitting time over short, medium, long terms; positive change in work-related health

Zoledronate Lowers Fracture Risk in Women With Osteopenia

October 12, 2018 Older women who received zoledronate had lower risk for non-vertebral, vertebral fragility fractures