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Skeletal Health Part 1: Bone Health in the Cancer Setting

Bone metastases and cancer therapy induced osteoporosis are commonly seen in patients with cancer. Read how to best manage bone health in cancer patients.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Fat-to-Bone Ratio Promising New Measure of Obesity

A new radiology-based calculation could classify obesity more accurately than body mass index, and might help predict associated comorbidities, new research shows.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Periprosthetic Joint Infections Controlled by Daptomycin

This protocol uses daptomycin-impregnated cement combined with systemic daptomycin, to safely and effectively treat periprosthetic joint infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococci.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Muscles of the posterior forearm

3D tutorial illustrating the posterior forearm.  
youtube.com
over 4 years ago
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What is the diagnosis?

A 55 year old man had chest and abdominal discomfort after a long haul flight. The chest discomfort resembled his usually stable angina pectoris. On admission his heart rate was 90 beats/min and his blood pressure was 95/52 mm Hg. Electrocardiography showed T wave inversion in the inferolateral leads, compatible with ischaemia, although serum troponin and D-dimer tests were negative. His arterial blood gases, pH, and lactate were normal. What does the supine abdominal radiograph show and what sign suggests the diagnosis (fig 1⇓)?  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Yoga may improve asthma symptoms, Cochrane review finds

A Cochrane review has concluded that yoga “probably” improves quality of life and symptoms in people who have asthma. However, its effects on lung function and the use of medicines remain uncertain.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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The Effect of Tai Chi on Cancer, OA, Heart Failure and COPD

A new study examines the potential beneficial effects of Tai Chi on these four chronic conditions.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Osteoporosis in Cervical Spine Surgery

Osteoporosis may contribute to a greater likelihood of postoperative complications and a longer hospital stay following cervical spine procedures.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Yoga Improves Quality of Life in Pulmonary Hypertension

Adults with pulmonary arterial hypertension could derive some relief from yoga, results from a preliminary study suggest. The 12-week program eased anxiety and depression, among other measures.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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UMMS scientists identify genes that control smooth muscle contraction

Researchers at UMass Medical School have identified a new molecular pathway critical for maintaining the smooth muscle tone that allows the passage of materials through the digestive system.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Anterior cruciate ligament tear (ACL Tear)

Anterior cruciate ligament tear (ACL Tear) tutorial including causes, symtoms and treatment.  
youtube.com
over 4 years ago
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Imaging Case of the Week 203

This lateral neck x-ray is from a 60 year old who has presented with a chicken bone stuck in his throat. What can be seen?Answer will be posted on 4/5/16.  
emergucate.com
over 4 years ago
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Office Workers Sit Less With Intervention, Up Muscle Mass

A multicomponent intervention reduced sitting in offices by 71 minutes per working day and body fat by 0.61% at 3 months. Participants stood and moved around more without disrupting daily tasks.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Bone Changes After Bisphosphonate Therapy 'Drug Holiday'

Understanding the bone changes that occur after discontinuing bisphosphonate therapy for osteoporosis may help clinicians decide the optimal time to resume treatment.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Yoga May Help Ease Asthma Symptoms

Yoga seems to provide small improvements in symptoms and quality of life in people with asthma, according to a new review.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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AHA/ASA Issues First-Ever Stroke Rehabilitation Guidelines

The new guidelines call for intensive multidisciplinary treatment of patients after a stroke and stress the importance of communication and coordination among those providing care.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Lumbar Drain in Skull Base Surgery Reduces CSF Leak Rate

The reductions in cerebrospinal fluid leaks with the lumbar drain were substantial enough to end the randomized trial early.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Isolated Volar Distal Ulnar Dislocation - LITFL Injury Library

Dislocation of the distal radio-ulna joint (DRUJ) is a rare injury, particularly when it occurs without associated fractures of the distal radius and ulna.  
lifeinthefastlane.com
over 4 years ago
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Patellar Tracking Disorder

Patellar Tracking Disorder Overview Misalignment Muscle imbalance Ligament damage Symptoms Treatment  
youtube.com
over 4 years ago