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Strength, speed affect knee osteoarthritis: study

Quadricep strength and speed of force production (SFP) both affect physical functioning in people with, or at risk for, knee osteoarthritis, according to research presented recently at the Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting in Las Vegas.

Health Canada's position on opioid Tramadol indefensible: doctor

It is indefensible that Health Canada has failed to register the opioid Tramadol under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, a drug-safety researcher says, noting the department explored making such a move in 2007, but backtracked.

N.S. admits knee, hip surgery wait times are still longest in the country

Health Minister Leo Glavine acknowledges Nova Scotia still has the country's worst wait times for knee and hip surgeries, but says such procedures are quickly being stepped up. Nova Scotia's auditor general said in a report released last week that the Nova Scotia Health Authority has fallen short on two-year-old recommendations on wait-time reporting for knee and hip surgeries.
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Too much tech impedes patient care: study

A University of Calgary study suggests that patient care is suffering from an overuse of computers in hospitals and doctors' offices. In the latest study, Dr. Myles Leslie from The School of Public Policy looked at health-care workers in the intensive care units of three U.S. hospitals. He found some doctors and nurses spent up to 90 per cent of their shift on a computer. » Read more...

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