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Bal Rajagopalan, MD, FRCSC discusses the efforts of The Iraq Star, a non-profit foundation dedicated to providing the reconstructive surgeries to assist war veterans recovering from physical and mental injuries. The Iraq Star Foundation provides free...

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Oral bisphosphonates linked to ocular side effects

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A Canadian study confirms an increased risk of uveitis and scleritis in first-time users of oral bisphosphonates. “Patients taking bisphosphonates must be familiar with the signs and symptoms of these conditions, so that...

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MRI might not be useful before lumbar steroid injections

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When patients have chronic low back pain or sciatica, getting an MRI before giving an epidural steroid injection does not improve outcomes and only minimally affects treatment decisions, a multicenter randomized trial has...