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Patients with moderate to high total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein levels are at increased risk for failed arthroscopic rotator cuff repair surgery, researchers reported at AAOS 2017 this week.


Men and women want different things from their doctor and this may affect surgical outcomes, researchers reported at AAOS 2017 this week.

Men's health (©VGstockstudio/Shutterstock.com)

Elderly women are at higher risk of acquiring a fragility fracture than men, yet men are more likely to die from their injuries, researchers reported at AAOS 2017 this week.

X-ray, Broken hip (©Muratart/Shutterstock.com)

A surprisingly low number of elderly hip fracture patients are consistently taking vitamin D, a supplement thought to be instrumental in preventing repeat fractures, shows a study presented at AAOS 2017 this week.

A review of administrative claims data suggests that physicians are not following the treatment guidelines for knee osteoarthritis, researchers report at AAOS 2017.


Including patients in the decision-making process actually improves outcomes, shows a study presented AAOS 2017 this week.

Childhood to adult (©NStudio/Shutterstock.com)

A longitudinal study of adults with childhood-onset lupus shows that disease damage accrues over the entire disease course.

In this slideshow, we review the biologics currently approved to treat adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.

Felipe Andrade, M.D., Ph.D.

In this Q&A we feature a conversation with Felipe Andrade, M.D., Ph.D., of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore.

In this slideshow, we feature a review by Italian rheumatologists who compare subcutaneous and oral methotrexate outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis patients.


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