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Hip Resurfacing: During the Surgery

Posted on 01/19/2012 02:32:39 PM

Damaged and painful joints are often treated with medicines, alongside physical therapy, medical research says. In the event that conservative treatment does not cause any improvement, surgical repair is advised. The patient may go through either total hip replacement (THR) or its alternate procedure, ...

Dr. Pack and His View on Arthritis

Posted on 01/19/2012 10:22:18 AM

The leading cause of pain and disability in America is osteoarthritis, according to medical research. One in every two senior citizens will have arthritis in their knees. Patients suffering from severe forms of osteoarthritis (which no longer respond to conservative methods), are recommended to undergo ...

Is Osteoarthritis Managed Only with Joint Replacement

Posted on 01/19/2012 09:20:39 AM

For over a century, surgeons tried to find a cure to the debilitating effect of arthritis. For treatment of the pain and maintenance of joint movement, many patients are recommended to undergo surgery. Many hip replacement surgeries are avoidable, recent report says, if the root cause of osteoarthritis ...

Why We Forget

Posted on 01/18/2012 08:05:58 PM

Why We Forget. Science shows our memory can easily be distorted and erased, but our forgetfulness also helps us survive.Our memories are wrong at least as often as they are right. At best, they are incomplete, though we might swear other wise. This affects countless aspects of our lives, and in many ...

A Rapid Increase in Hip Implant Complaints

Posted on 01/18/2012 08:59:08 AM

August 22, 2011 issue of the New York Times narrates a grave increase in reported hip implant complaints. An analysis of federal data showed that since the beginning of this year, the Food and Drug Administration has received more than 5,000 reports of hip device failure. Patients who had metal-on-metal ...

Victims of Vaginal Meshes Deserve to be Compensated for the Sustained Damages

Posted on 01/17/2012 08:29:21 AM

It has been a while since issues involving vaginal mesh products have stirred the public, especially those who have acquired the negative consequences after receiving these medical devices.  These problems first emerged years ago, but many are still unaware of the complications it can cause to women ...

Urinary Stress Incontinence: How Does it Affect Womens Lives?

Posted on 01/16/2012 10:34:45 AM

Also known to the world as effort urinary incontinence, the condition referred to as Stress Urinary Incontinence is a depressing disorder commonly affecting 40 to 60% of all the women worldwide.  To the affected women, this disorder can be disconcerting and unpleasant as it greatly alters physical ...

Orange and your Health

Posted on 01/15/2012 04:38:50 PM

Orange is full of protective food ingredient like Vitamins A, B, C, and Calcium. Orange also contains Sodium, Sulphur, Potassium, and Chlorine. Orange is an excellent remedy for all types of fever, especially when the digestive power is seriously hampered, which makes it also ideal in fevers like typhoid, ...

Surgical Mesh for the Treatment of Hernia Inspired the Development of Vaginal Mesh Products

Posted on 01/13/2012 09:43:24 AM

Many gynecologists and urologists from all over the world are practicing the use of vaginal mesh implants as tool to repair the two conditions known to many adult women: Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) and Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP).  However, recently the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ...

Major Risks of Vaginal Mesh Surgery

Posted on 01/13/2012 08:14:40 AM

Vaginal mesh implants are popular to many urologists and gynecologists worldwide because of its use in the management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) and Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI).  To achieve higher success rates, various materials have been used to make these medical devices.  Both ...

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