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  • Preserve the Biceps

    New study shows “Shoulder Subpectoral BicepsTenodesis Significantly Increases the Humeral Fracture Risk”

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  • Virtually every disease studied shows an increased incidence in the obese

    In a prospective cohort study of 85,256 women, those with obesity (body mass index greater than 30) had a nearly doubled risk of early-onset colorectal cancer compared with women with a body mass index of 18.5 to 22.9.

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  • Protonpump Inhibitors

    Prevacid, Prilosec, Protonix - proton pump inhibitors that are used for heart burn - can lead to broken bones...

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  • Diuretics and Amputation

    Diuretics, or "fluid pills," have now been found to raise the risk of amputation by up to 75% in persons with diabetes. These drugs are used to treat high blood pressure...

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  • Alcohol can be harmful

    The results of this study shouldn’t surprise anyone really. Alcohol has well known direct deleterious effects on the brain. And while excessive drinking is known by all to be harmful, even small amounts of alcohol intake were found in this study to be harmful. The effect is small with one drink per day, but goes up dramatically at the level of two drinks per day.

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  • American Academy Regenerative Medicine
  • American Academy and Board of Regenerative Medicine
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • isakos
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery Academy
  • International Cartilage Repair Society