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New HSS Studies Highlight the Benefits of Robotic Assisted Joint Replacement Surgery

The use of robotics is becoming increasingly common in joint replacement, but more research is needed to quantify its benefits.
14-Feb-2024 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

HSS Research Evaluates Whether AI Chatbots Provide Reliable Medical Information

Artificial intelligence (AI) chatbots are more accurate than expected when asked to answer medical questions about spine surgery, but patients still need to use extreme caution when turning to these tools for help with medical decision-making.
12-Feb-2024 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Advances in Knee Replacement Surgery Enable More Patients to Go Home the Same Day

Forgoing a night in the hospital has become increasingly common after knee replacement. HSS experts discuss advances in technology, surgical technique and pain management that make it possible.
18-Nov-2023 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

HSS Presents New Reproductive Health Research at the ACR Convergence 2023

At this year’s American College of Rheumatology (ACR) annual meeting, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) presented a number of important studies focused on reproductive health for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis,...
14-Nov-2023 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Antiphospholipid Syndrome Research Findings Presented at ACR Convergence 2023

Investigators from the Antiphospholipid Syndrome Alliance for Clinical Trials and International Networking (APS ACTION) presented new research findings in antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Convergence...
13-Nov-2023 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Study Shows Perception of Aging is Linked to Level of Physical Activity in Arthritis Patients

People with arthritis who report more negative feelings about how they are aging tend to get less physical activity and perceive themselves as less healthy, according to a new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and Weill...
13-Nov-2023 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Finds People with Inflammatory Arthritis Face Significant Psychological Challenges in Maintaining Employment

Study reveals significant psychological impact of maintaining employment while coping with inflammatory arthritis.
13-Nov-2023 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

HSS Research Shows Obesity Is Associated with Worse Flare Symptoms and Quality of Life in People with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

Obesity is correlated with more severe disease flare symptoms and poorer outcomes in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis.
12-Nov-2023 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Get Off on the Right Foot: Advice When Buying Back-to-School Shoes for Kids

If the back-to-school shopping list includes a new pair of sneakers, it’s important to choose a shoe with good support that fits well, say pediatric orthopedic surgeons at HSS. They provide tips on what to look for when buying new shoes for young...
4-Aug-2023 2:05 PM EDT

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Movement as Medicine: The Many Health Benefits of Dancing

HSS doctor/ballroom dancer discusses the many physical and psychological benefits of dancing. She provides tips to prevent injury and get the most out of the activity.
30-Jun-2023 4:05 PM EDT

Stay on Your Toes This Winter: Protect Your Feet During Cold Weather Months

In the winter, orthopedic specialists at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) often see an uptick in injuries and foot problems that could be avoided with good practices. They offer advice for preparing for weather challenges.
14-Dec-2022 5:00 PM EST

HSS Shares Successful Strategies to Support the Health of Older Adults with Online Programs

To address health concerns of inactivity and social isolation in older adults during the pandemic, the HSS Education Institute utilized various online approaches to deliver high quality musculoskeletal health education, exercise and support...
26-Oct-2020 12:00 PM EDT

Sports Medicine Experts Offer Insights During Olympics

Hospital for Special Surgery physicians, surgeons, rehabilitation specialists, sports psychologist and nutritionist are available for comment during Beijing Olympic games.
11-Aug-2008 8:00 AM EDT

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