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Methadone may reduce need for opioids after fusion surgery

Patients undergoing spinal fusion surgery who are treated with methadone during the procedure require significantly less intravenous and oral opioids to manage postoperative pain,...

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Tackling opioid addiction in America

Substance misuse is “one of the most pressing public health crises of our time” according to US Surgeon General Vivek H Murthy, in his...

Fractured relief and donor fatigue: Charting a crisis with no end

The Syrian Civil War—now entering its sixth year—has displaced the greatest number of civilians of any conflict since World War II. Over a million people...

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Ralph Mobbs, a neurosurgeon from the Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia, has replaced two cancerous vertebrae with 3D-printed implants, according to a report from the Australian Broadcasting Company (ABC). The world-first surgery took approximately 15 hours, and involved...

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