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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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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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