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Study on the Superobese and Joint Replacement

Common sense suggests that extra body weight severely stresses bones and joints. But until the findings of a new Mayo Clinic study were presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons in Las Vegas, no one had reported how this higher, unprecedented level of obesity in the [...]

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Mayo Clinic Physician to Direct King's Hip Surgery Dr. Miguel Cabanela participated in a recent news conference, held by Spain’s Royal House regarding an upcoming hip surgery for King Juan Carlos. Dr. Cabanela is an orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. He will direct the King’s medical treatment and surgical team in Madrid, Spain, throughout [...]

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Stem Cells 'Get Hip' (pkg)

Stem cells are the starting point for all the tissues in your body. And your body grows them all the time. So, Mayo Clinic researchers thought why not put them to work healing damaged tissues like heart muscle or bone. Here’s an example that’s really 'hip', from Dennis Douda for [...]

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