There are countless non-profit organizations out there that work tirelessly to improve the lives of those affected by medical conditions. It can be difficult to keep track of all of them, especially if you’re not familiar with the work they do. That’s why we’ve created this section of our website specifically for non-profit news and updates.
Here, you will find information on the latest initiatives undertaken by various non-profit groups, as well as news and updates on the progress of medical research and advocacy. We hope this section will help raise awareness about the important work being done.
"The New Era of Nicotine: Better for Patients?" released as part of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' (AAOS) Virtual Education Experience found that smokers and non-smokers believe the use of e-cigarettes and other smoking alternatives have less of an impairment on bone fracture healing than smoking traditional cigarettes, when in fact the nicotine found in both cigarettes and e-cigarettes can impede the healing process.
Special issue of Gastroenterology serves as clinician’s roadmap to the rapidly changing developments in NAFLD treatment.
"As orthopaedic surgeons, our duty to our patients is to restore mobility and improve their quality of life through evidence-based, high-quality treatment," said Joseph A. Bosco III, MD, FAAOS, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons President.
Study Highlights Potential for Low-Intensity Surveillance As Option for Some Patients with Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer
Low-intensity cystoscopic surveillance may be a viable option for patients with high-risk, non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC), according to a new abstract from researchers in New Hampshire.
To help jump-start the effort in 2020, the AAOS is making an initial financial investment.
United Spinal Launches National Initiative To Expand Access To Inclusive Technology For People With Spinal Cord Injuries And Disorders
United Spinal Association is launching its Tech Access Initiative to assist technology companies in designing inclusive products and services that are accessible to people with spinal cord injuries and disorders