Hip Replacement Surgery in the News

Early, Small Babies May Be More Prone to Adult Hip Trouble

11/03/2014 - They more often underwent hip replacement surgeries decades later, study found

Weight Loss May Boost Success of Joint-Replacement Surgery

03/18/2014 - But people who add pounds after getting new hip or knee have more pain, study finds

New Knees, Hips May Also Help the Heart

03/11/2014 - Joint replacement might boost physical activity in arthritis patients, study author says

Hip Replacement Safe for Patients in Their 90s, Study Finds

03/11/2014 - Complication rates similar to patients in their 80s and younger, researchers say

Will You Need Knee Replacement? Maybe Your Hand Can Tell You

03/07/2014 - Study suggests a link between length of ring, index fingers and chances of eventual surgery

'House' TV Series Leads to Real-Life Diagnosis

02/07/2014 - Doctors realized patient's mysterious symptoms resembled those of a character on the medical drama

Shoulder Replacement May Help for Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis

01/30/2014 - Study found that surgery to relieve pain and stiffness held up for a decade

Hormone Therapy May Cut Risk of Repeat Joint Replacement Surgery in Women

01/23/2014 - Those who took it after hip, knee replacement saw risk of second procedure drop by about 40 percent

Death Rate After Hip, Knee Replacements Has Dropped Sharply: Study

01/09/2014 - Experts credit advances in post-surgical care for lower risk

Surgeons' Group Gives Gift of New Hips, Knees to Uninsured

12/25/2013 - Operation Walk USA providing free joint replacement surgery to 230 patients

Health Tip: Returning to Normal After Hip Replacement

12/03/2013 - Exercise, but don't overdo it

Social Isolation Linked to More Pain After Hip Replacement

10/28/2013 - Patients lacking social support at higher risk of ongoing pain 2 years after surgery, study found

Health Tip: Know the Signs of a Hip Strain

10/17/2013 - Pain is the most frequent symptom

Health Tip: Signs That You've Sprained a Hip

10/02/2013 - Health Tip: Signs That You've Sprained a Hip

FDA Launches System to Label Medical Devices

09/20/2013 - Goal is to improve patient safety, identify items for recall and prevent counterfeiting

Knee Replacement Often Beneficial for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study

06/21/2013 - Patients did as well as those with osteoarthritis, but same did not hold true for hip replacement

Aspirin Equals Pricier Blood Thinner for Preventing Clots: Study

06/04/2013 - After hip replacement, no disadvantage found for the low-cost treatment

Joint Replacement May Reinvigorate Sex Life

03/19/2013 - Study shows unsung benefit of the surgery may be the ability to enjoy all aspects of life more

Health Tip: Protect Your Hips From Arthritis Damage

03/11/2013 - Slow the progression of hip arthritis

Women at Greater Risk for Hip Implant Failure, Study Finds

02/18/2013 - More research needed to determine why gender affects success of this joint replacement surgery


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