Revisiting the Times of the DePuy Hip Recall

DePuy Orthopaedics, a unit of Johnson and Johnson, manufactured two of its hip replacement to cater to the needs of those people suffering from unbearable joint pains on the hip, medical experts say. Nowadays, not only aging people are suffering from

Jogging: Good for Cardiovascular Health

Jogging reduces cardiovascular problems, as it strengthens the heart and reduces blood pressure at the same time. It is one of the most popular cardiovascular exercise that provides benefits to our heart. At the same time, your lungs also become stro

Experts Raises Eight Safety Concerns Over Surgical Mesh Devices

While there are conservative treatment options, women with serious cases of POP and SUI may be implanted with medical devices known as surgical sling devices or bladder slings. As with other treatments, the use of bladder slings has also been linked

What are the Risks Associated With a Bladder Prolapse Repair Surgery?

There is a fair list of reasons why patients, most commonly women, may be asked to undergo a bladder repair surgery, medical experts say. Otherwise known as cystocele repair, this type of bladder repair surgery is frequently performed on patients wi

Dealing with Airport Metal Detectors After a Hip Replacement

Transportation by plane is considered to be a fast and efficient way to travel by most people. However, when one has a metal implant inside the body, it may get a little tricky. In a single year alone there are thousands of men and women who go throu

How Much DePuy Settlement Is Worth?

DePuy Orthopedics, a unit of Johnson and Johnson, in 2010 made a voluntarily recall on its hip replacement devices after receiving thousands of complains for being defective, experts says. At present, DePuy Orthopedics is facing about 8,000 lawsuits

Studies Pinpoint Top Three Not-So-Good Foods that Trigger Osteoporosis

Just as osteoporosis is considered as the most common type of bone disease which thins the bones and trigger loss of bone density, it is also believed to affect one in five women over the age of 50, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation.

New Estrogen Treatment Brings Hope of Hormonal Balance to Postmenopausal Women

Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have devised a new technique using hormone therapy promising hormonal balance benefits to millions of postmenopausal women worldwide. This systematic procedure is reputed to be effective in treating m

Stem Cell Approach Sheds New Light over Hip Replacement Operation

Hip replacements for some patients could become obsolete after surgeons initiated a new stem cell procedure to wrestle a bone disease that leads to arthritis, medical experts say. Surgeons at Southampton General Hospital are taking out stem cells fr

Top Three Weight-Bearing Exercises for Stronger Bones

We all know that bone mass and strength recede as we grow older. It is a known fact that most people achieve their peak bone mass at their 30s and, after that, the strength and density of the bones begin to diminish. Fortunately, when your bones are