MUSC Health Blog
Medical University of South Carolina

The MUSC Health shoulder and elbow team is constantly working to provide the best orthopaedic care for our community by staying up to date on the curr..Read More

CVS ‘Partner for Better Living’
Arthritis Foundation

Shopping for arthritis-related products just got easier. Today, in conjunction with Arthritis Month, the Arthritis Foundation announced that CVS/pharm..Read More

Multimodal Approach to Perioperative Pain
UVA

Opiates are well known as the most common cause of drug-induced adverse effects, inside and outside of hospitals. The conference will address alternat..Read More

Scientists 3D print human of the future
University of Oxford

Interactive 3D models of human joints, showing how common medical complaints have arisen and how we are likely to evolve in the future, have been crea..Read More

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Cornell University

Ankylosing spondylitis (sometimes called “AS”) is a form of arthritis in which chronic inflammation causes stiffness and pain in the spine. The name a..Read More

True Hearted
Cornell University

Alain Baume is 59, the same age his father was when he died of heart failure in their native Italy. Because of that family history, Baume has long bee..Read More

Improving the Odds
Cornell University

When Bob Azopardi arrived for his first appointment at the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Ho..Read More

Our Bodies, Ourselves
Cornell University

Carter Bisso was about 20 weeks pregnant when the pain started — an ache on the right side of her lower back, between her hip and spine. It got worse ..Read More

Health By Design
Cornell University

The triple-negative form of breast cancer is one of the disease's most challenging types, with lower survival rates and a more aggressive course. Pion..Read More

Jill Roberts Institute for Research in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Leads the Field
Cornell University

A string of high-profile research studies underscores the early successes of the Jill Roberts Institute for Research in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, wh..Read More

International Research Team Develops New Evidence-Based Diagnostic Criteria for TMD
ADA American Dental Association

Science in the News International Research Team Develops New Evidence-Based Diagnostic Criteria for TMD February 14, 2014 To improve the diagnostic as..Read More

OHSU's 'Ask the Health Experts' Lecture Series resumes this Fall with new topics
Oregon Health & Science University

08/05/11  Portland, Ore. The fall session of Oregon Health & Science University's much-anticipated “Ask the Health Experts” seminar series is fast app..Read More

Upcoming Topics for OHSU’s ‘Ask The Health Experts’ Lecture Series
Oregon Health & Science University

The spring session of Oregon Health & Science University’s popular Ask the Health Experts seminar series is under way. Featured speakers are leading e..Read More

Four projects to share 143 Million from Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation | News | News | Karolinska Institutet
Karolinska Institutet

Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation (KAW) has granted SEK 143 Million for a period of five years to four research projects at Karolinska Institutet, ..Read More

Dr Jonathan Sherlock joins the Kennedy Institute
University of Oxford

Dr Sherlock joins the Kennedy Institute to lead a new research group examining the immunobiology of spondyloarthropathy The Kennedy Institute would li..Read More

A close look at our body in the name of science
University of Oxford

People in Oxford explored the skeleton and the essential role our gut plays in our health, at last week's Oxfordshire Science Festival 2016. NDORMS st..Read More

Medical specialties rotations – an illustrated guide
University of Oxford

Starting your clinical rotations can be a daunting prospect, and with each new medical specialty you are asked to master new skills, knowledge, and wa..Read More

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hosts Fifth Annual SINAInnovations conference and First SINAIMedMaker Challenge
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

A new health care technology competition is among the events planned for the fifth annual SINAInnovations conference, which will be held next month at..Read More

Selena Gomez Talks About Her Battle With Lupus
Indiana University

Selena Gomez rose to fame on the popular Disney series, “Wizards of Waverly Place” that ran from 2007-2012.  Due to the success of the show, Selena wo..Read More

Mount Sinai Beth Israel Department of Orthopaedics Awarded Prestigious Advanced Certification for Hip and Knee by The Joint Commission
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai Beth Israel has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. ..Read More

Mount Sinai Health System, 32BJ Health Fund, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield Launch Innovative Joint Replacement Program
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Today, Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) announced the launch of a Joint Replacement Bundled Payment Program for hip and knee procedures with 32BJ Heal..Read More

Indiana University experts available to discuss issues surrounding 2016 Summer Olympics
Indiana University

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- With the 2016 Summer Olympic Games set to begin Aug. 5 in Rio de Janeiro, Indiana University experts in economics, public health,..Read More

Suffering From Stomach Pain?  How to Tell When it’s Serious
Indiana University

Stomach disorders can be serious, especially if they go untreated. “A proper diagnosis needs to be made by a doctor, preferable a GI doctor,” notes Mo..Read More

3 Natural Pain Relievers
Indiana University

Dealing with pain can interfere with your life by keeping you from the normal activities you enjoy. Unrelenting, chronic pain has even been linked to ..Read More

Not blowing smoke: Research finds medical marijuana lowers prescription drug use
University of Georgia

Athens, Ga. - Medical marijuana is having a positive impact on the bottom line of Medicare's prescription drug benefit program in states that have leg..Read More

'Hey Siri, I’m Depressed': Can Smartphones Answer the Call for Help?
UCSF School Of Medicine

Personal voice assistants are increasingly used by smartphone owners for a range of health questions, but in a new study the telephone conversational ..Read More

$185M Gift Launches UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences
UCSF School Of Medicine

In the largest-ever gift to UC San Francisco, the Weill Family Foundation and Joan and Sanford I. “Sandy” Weill have donated $185 million to establish..Read More

Mount Sinai Performs First Second-Generation Cartilage Cell Transplant in the U.S.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Cartilage cell transplantation, known as Autologous Cell Implantation (ACI), is a new technology used to replace damaged cartilage in the knee joint. ..Read More

Possible psoriasis drug target identified
Stanford Medicine

Psoriasis is one of the most common human skin diseases. People with severe cases sometimes resort to immunosuppressive treatment to quell the skin sc..Read More

Bariatric Embolization Studied As Potential Treatment for Morbid Obesity
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

A multi-site clinical trial has been launched to assess the safety and effectiveness of bariatric arterial embolization, a minimally invasive procedur..Read More

Mount Sinai Health System Names New Chair of Rehabilitation Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Renowned sports medicine expert Joseph Herrera, DO, has been named System Chair for the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the Mount Sinai Healt..Read More

UTHealth and Steadman Philippon Research Institute partner to improve the care of musculoskeletal conditions
University of Texas

Johnny Huard, Ph.D., UTHealth/ Steadman Philippon Research Institute Walter R. Lowe, M.D., UTHealth Orthopedics HOUSTON – (May 26, 2016) – If you are ..Read More

Penn’s Newest Lab Looks to Human Motion for Answers on Musculoskeletal Injuries
University of Pennsylvania

People with an interest in exercise, or “human performance,” as some would call it, may have seen the recent experiential reporting done by Dan Childs..Read More

Protein That Triggers Juvenile Arthritis Identified
Yeshiva University

February 25, 2016—(BRONX, NY)—Juvenile idiopathic arthritis, or JIA, is the most common form of childhood arthritis. It appears to be an autoimmune di..Read More

UTA Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh researchers to develop automated seat cushion to aid in ulcer prevention
University of Texas at Arlington

Modern-day wheelchairs provide a full range of mobility solutions to those who cannot walk, but many users still battle an unwanted side effect: painf..Read More

Researchers use Botox-like injection to treat sportspeople with knee pain

New treatment can help a range of sportspeople including cyclists A painful knee condition that affects more than one in eight active people has been ..Read More

Christian Stohler Named Dean of Columbia University’s College of Dental Medicine
Columbia News

Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger and Lee Goldman, dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine, announced today that Christian ..Read More

Zika virus: What do we know about it, and how can it be contained?
John Hopkins University

A recent outbreak of Zika virus in Brazil is causing alarm throughout the Americas, with health officials warning Thursday that the disease is "spread..Read More

What Really Causes Shoulder Tendinitis Pain?

Calcific tendinitis in the shoulder can be a perplexing problem for orthopaedists and patients. While it’s a painless, asymptomatic condition in some ..Read More

Do You Need A New Knee?

If simple activities such as walking or climbing stairs or even just sitting in place or lying down causes knee pain—and medications, exercise and oth..Read More

Study of Ebola Survivors Opens in Liberia

​The Liberia-U.S. clinical research partnership known as PREVAIL has launched a study of people in Liberia who have survived Ebola virus disease (EVD)..Read More

NIH-Sponsored Clinical Trial of Chikungunya Vaccine Opens

This digitally-colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) depicts numerous chikungunya virus particles, which are composed of a central dense co..Read More

Einstein Awarded $148 Million for Research from NIH in 2015

December 1, 2015—(BRONX, NY)—Investigators at Albert Einstein College of Medicine received $148 million in research funding from the National Institut..Read More

Hockey Season Begins: Hip Injuries in Hockey Players

Guest post by: Shane K. Woolf, MD Chief, Sports Medicine Department of Orthopaedics Medical University of South Carolina Fall is a great time of year ..Read More

Bump, Set, Spike!

Emily A. Darr, M.D. Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Deanna Roberts, MS ATC Department of..Read More

Penn Study Suggests Acupuncture Dramatically Reduces Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Survivors Findings also Highlight Acupuncture's Ability to Induce a Stronger Placebo Effect than Oral Medications

PHILADELPHIA — Acupuncture may be a viable treatment for women experiencing hot flashes as a result of estrogen-targeting therapies to treat breast ca..Read More

Hips Don't Lie; Neither Do Radiologists

On this blog, we frequently write about what it’s like to work for — or experience life at — Penn Medicine. What we don’t get the chance to write abou..Read More

Penn Medicine Study Demonstrates Benefit of Acupuncture for Easing Joint Pain Among Breast Cancer Patients Taking Aromatase Inhibitors Ancient Technique Helps Soothe Symptoms from Modern Drug Side Effects

PHILADELPHIA — Acupuncture can decrease the joint pain side effects often reported by breast cancer patients taking aromatase inhibitors (AIs), accord..Read More

World Health Organization Calls Out Childhood Obesity Crisis

Forty-one million children globally under the age of five are currently obese, according to a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO), and..Read More