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Prebiotic Shows Promise in Regulating Kids’ Appetites

The obesity epidemic among children has caused alarm throughout the United States and Canada. Achieving healthy energy intake among this age group is a widespread health concern. A new method of appetite regulation in children was recently investigated by graduate student Megan Hume from University of Calgary.

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Immunotherapy Delays Recurrence for Stage III and IV Ovarian Cancers

Personalized medicine is getting closer to reality for women with late-stage ovarian cancer. An experimental immunotherapy is in the works that can target an individual woman’s tumor and extend the time period between initial treatment and the cancer’s return.

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Women with Ovarian Cancer Gain Extra Months with Addition of Drug to Standard Chemotherapy

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In a study presented March 28 at the SGO Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer, overall survival for women who received standard chemotherapy treatment plus bevacizumab was a median five months longer than for women who received the standard chemotherapy treatment alone.

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Researchers Highlight Shoulder and Elbow Injury Possibility in Youth Players

Pitching speed, player’s height, and pitching for multiple teams may correlate with a history of shoulder and elbow injuries, according to new research released today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Specialty Day.

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Young Athletes at Greater Risk for Re-Injury after ACL Surgery

One in three young athletes who undergo ACL surgery experiences re-injury, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Specialty Day. The study examined the long term success of surgery for patients aged 18 years and younger.

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New Way to Evaluate Meniscus Tear Outcomes

An individual’s meniscus (cushion in the knee) is one of the most important ligaments in the leg providing stability, load bearing and preservation of the knee joint. It is also one of the most easily injured areas and difficult to fully heal. Researchers presenting their study at today’s Specialty Day meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) utilized MRI data to determine the potential for biologic healing following a meniscus tear.

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Pain Injections for Hip Arthroscopy Patients May Not Predict Surgical Outcomes

How best to treat and recover from complicated hip injuries is a growing field in orthopaedic medicine. While diagnostic hip injections are commonly performed for patients with labral tear to confirm the pain etiology, research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Specialty Day suggests that pain relief from this diagnostic injection may not predict better outcomes following arthroscopic hip surgery.

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No Need to Delay Rotator Cuff Surgery, Study Shows

Delaying rotator cuff surgery on patients with shoulder stiffness may not be necessary, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Specialty Day.

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For Type V AC Joint Injuries, Early Surgery May Not Be the Best Approach

Early surgery may not be the best treatment option for patients with Type V AC joint injuries, according to new research from Tripler Army Medical Center. The study, presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Specialty Day, showed military personnel returned to duty faster when surgery was not performed.

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