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Twenty years ago knee replacement surgery was a relatively new procedure in the United States. Now, it’s estimated that about 600,000 people have their knee replaced and about 30,000 to 60,000 more undergo revision on their implant every year. A new...
Cataracts are most commonly found in older adults. They can impair vision, how well you see colors, and cause problems with depth perception and balance. Vision problems have also been associated with the risk of bone fractures. A new study examines the...

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Hand surgery helpful for RA associated deformities

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Both hand function and appearance are improved in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients with severe deformities treated by silicone metacarpophalangeal joint arthroplasty (SMPA), researchers report in an April 17th on-line...