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Demand for joint replacement to exceed surgeon supply in 2016

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Seven years from now it is very unlikely there will be enough surgeons in the US to perform the estimated 427,500 total hip and 1,046,000 total knee arthroplasties that patients will need, according to study findings presented this week at the American Academy of Orthopedic...

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Local gene therapy seen promising for rheumatoid arthritis

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Based on preliminary results in two patients with severe rheumatoid arthritis, intraarticular delivery of a gene encoding a cytokine blocker substantially reduces joint pain, at least in the short term, investigators in Germany and the US report. "These data provide the first...
Marlene Beggelman, MD, Founder and CEO of Enhanced Medical Decisions, Inc., discusses DoubleCheckMD. DoubleCheckMD is the first-ever online medical search technology that empowers users to quickly and easily find accessible, accurate information on drug interactions and side effects. DoubleCheckMD is an...