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Daily cannabis use during pregnancy associated with delayed fetal growth

6 days ago   |   By News Medical

Daily marijuana use during pregnancy may lead to an increased risk of low birth weight, low resistance to infection, decreased oxygen levels and other negative fetal health outcomes, according to a new study from a team of UNLV Medicine doctors.
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Decreased opioid use, increased revision risk seen after unicompartmental vs total knee replacement

6 days ago   |   By Healio

Unicompartmental knee replacement compared with total knee replacement correlated with a decreased risk of postoperative opioid use and a lower risk of venous thromboembolism, according to study results. However, unicompartmental replacement had an increased risk of revision.
Using one U.S. and four U.K. databases, researchers identified patients who were at least 40 years old and had osteoarthritis. Of these patients, 33,867 underwent unicompartmental knee replacement and 557,831 patients underwent total knee replacement. In all databases, opioid use between 91 and 365 days
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