Knee replacement does not help solve sexual problems, reveal researchers

A year after surgery, about 40% of patients said their expectations of sexual activity weren’t met, researchers report in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. “Patients generally have high expectations towards the results of a prosthesis and expect to remain active despite their age, which also includes sexual activity,” said study leader Rita Harmsen of Leiden […]

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Scientist discover: Tiny knee bone, once lost in humans, is making a comeback

Textbooks will tell you that the human body contains 206 bones. But sometimes, there are 207. The fabella, a small bone in a tendon behind the knee, was lost over the course of early human evolution, but these days it’s becoming more common, according to a study published this week (April 17) in the Journal […]

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Giant cell tumour: Doctors save woman’s leg from amputation

Giant cell tumour: Doctors save woman’s leg from amputation

Usha Wadhekar, a 25-year-old woman, residing in Beed was suffering from excruciating knee pain in her left leg since the last several months. Upon diagnosis it was revealed that she was suffering from a malignant tumour known as an osteoclastoma. This is a type of tumour characterised by massive destruction of the end (epiphysis) of […]

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How this surgery helps in bearing weight on your knees safely

People receiving a graft of their own knee cartilage cells may be better off returning to full weight bearing after six weeks instead of the standard eight, a small study suggests. Knee surgery patients put on a six-week recovery track were able to get back to work and other activities like sports more quickly, and […]

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