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For Better or Worse: Does Cannabis Influence TKA Outcomes?

For Better or Worse: Does Cannabis Influence TKA Outcomes?

The use of cannabis may not affect short-term outcomes—positively or adversely—in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) patients, according to a new retrospective study.
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Late Pubertal Growth Spurt Linked to Low Bone Density in 20s

Teens who hit their growth spurt later than others may have lower bone density than average in their 20’s, according to a new study...
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Spinal Surgeons Perform Better When Using Virtual Reality

Researchers have recently found that spinal surgery outcomes are improved when the surgeon uses virtual reality (VR) during the operation. The procedure evaluated in...
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Small Biodegradable Implant Delivers Painkillers for Days After Surgery

Researchers from Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have created a biodegradable device that could be used in implants to control painkiller release in...

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