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2011-10-10 09:15:38

Research which claims to show that the introduction of patient choice in the NHS reduced deaths from heart attacks is flawed and misleading, according to a report published in The Lancet today (Monday). The original study was used by the Government to advance its controversial Health and Social Care Bill 2011 and was the basis for the Prime Minister's statement that 'competition is one way we can make things work better for patients'. In today's report, academics - led by Professor...

2011-09-07 19:36:47

Treatment options for stiff and painful shoulders caused by adhesive capsulitis Adhesive capsulitis, sometimes described as “frozen shoulder,” is a condition where the connective tissue around the shoulder joint becomes chronically inflamed, causing thickening and tightening in the affected joint. Diagnosing adhesive capsulitis can be difficult because its symptoms–restricted movement and considerable pain–are similar to a variety of shoulder-related musculoskeletal...

2011-08-16 13:30:00

WEST BURLINGTON, Iowa, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orthopedic surgeon L. Nathan Gause, M.D., has joined Great River Orthopedic Specialists. Dr. Gause specializes in treating problems of the foot and ankle. He will begin seeing patients Wednesday, Aug. 17, at the clinic's offices on Great River Medical Center's campus. Dr. Gause joins orthopedic surgeons Theron Jameson, D.O., Jerry Jochims, M.D., Christopher Dupuis, M.D., Atiba Jackson, M.D., and physician assistant Brad Allar, P.A.-C.,...

2011-08-03 00:00:30

KFx Medical files patent infringement lawsuit against Arthrex. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 KFx Medical Corporation (http://www.kfxmedical.com), a San Diego based medical devices company that develops and manufactures soft tissue fixation implants and bone anchors used in orthopedic surgeries and sports medicine procedures (including those procedures performed on overhead athletes such as baseball players), announced today that it filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the United...

2011-07-23 00:00:41

Recently Dr. Kaixuan Liu spoke about some of the new advances in spinal surgery an how they can seem like a dream come true. Dr. Liu explains how many patients are confused by the various claims: "Minimally invasive" surgery sounds great, but what, exactly, does it involve? Edison, NJ (PRWEB) July 22, 2011 To anyone suffering from chronic back pain, new advances in spinal surgery can seem like a dream come true. But many patients are confused by the various claims: "Minimally invasive"...

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