New scoliosis surgical treatment shows promise

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Spinal scoliosis is a fairly common condition among both children and adults. For a small group, the condition can progress to create severe pain and balance issues which require surgery. That is why surgeons at the University of Michigan are experimenting with a new minimal access spinal surgery that may revolutionize this surgical repair.
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Leading consultant orthopaedic surgeon, Mr Sean Molloy explains how spinal navigation surgery works, and how it fits in with scoliosis surgery.

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Alzheimer's disease drug shows early promise

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One in 10 Americans over age 65 is living with Alzheimer’s disease.

There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, only medications to help treat the symptoms. And now, news about a drug that may slow the progression of the disease.

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