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Obesity and Osteoarthritis Linked - by: Orthopaedic Research Society,PR Newswire


Two researchers from the Mechanical Engineering Department at Stanford University in California, found that obesity and Osteoarthritis may be linked. Adipokines - biomolecules produced by fat tissue h...

Benefits of Laser Surgery for Back Pain - by: California Orthopaedic Medical Clinic Inc,The Sacramento Bee


Many back pain sufferers have become alarmed due to internationally reported news stories tracing October's meningitis outbreak to steroidal treatments for pain and other issues. Renowned ortho...

Obesity Linked to Higher Risk of Gout - by: Hope Gillette,


Overweight and obese middle-aged individuals may have a significantly increased risk for gout suggests a study published in The American Journal of Medicine. The findings are of particular interest...

Knee Replacements More Than Doubling in the US - by: Fox News Staff,Fox News


Just like age-defying baby boomers, older folks have seen a surge in knee replacement surgeries, driven partly by a desire to stay active and by joint-damaging obesity. The findings are in a study ...

After Orthopedic Surgery, A Game Can Help Patients Recover Their Mobility - by: Whitney Fetterhoff ,washington post


Regaining mobility can be tough after an injury or illness, but the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is trying to put some fun into it. The group’s new board game, A Nation in Motion,...

Five Essentials for a Successful Inbound Medical Tourism Practice - by: Rosanna Moreno,Medical Tourism Magazine


One day a few weeks ago, a flight from the Middle East arrived in Houston. An ambulance met the plane on the tarmac and whisked a trauma patient to the emergency room of Memorial Hermann Hospital in t...

Compare and Contrast - Inbound vs. Outbound Healthcare - by: Alex Piper,Medical Tourizm Magazine


For years, non-U.S. residents have traveled into the U.S. for healthcare, many travelling from third-world countries every year for their annual check-ups, second opinions, diagnosis or treatment of a...

Outsourcing legacy upgrades -- knees, hips, looks -- to India | IT offshoring may boost outsourcing of another kind: medical tourism - by: Patrick Thibodeau,ComputerWorld


Rising medical cost has been helping to foster medical tourism for the same reason companies send code overseas: lower cost. Take the case of Terry, a public school teacher in Texas, who asked that he...

Businesses Can Improve Cash Flow by Outsourcing Medical Procedures - by: ,PR Web


Companies that are self-insured can reduce their expenses by sending employees overseas for certain medical procedures with no compromises in safety or comfort. Similarly, insurance companies can cut ...

Medical tourism - outsourcing health care? - by: SHAWN DONLEY,www.eturbonews.com


In an age when more and more aspects of our lives are being outsourced overseas, I guess it's not so surprising that health care has been added to the list. Last year an estimated 500,000 Americans tr...
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