Personalised 3D printed knee implant could change the face of knee arthritis treatment

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A ground breaking new treatment that uses 3D printed implants could revolutionise the approach we take to knee arthritis if trials go well.

Developed by engineers at the University of Bath, the personalised early knee osteoarthritis treatment uses state-of-the-art 3D metal printing technology to make personalised medical-grade titanium-alloy plates that perfectly fit every patient.

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Surround yourself with family and friends to lift you up in the dark times says Djimbi Djevdet

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Djimbi Djevdet’s future was bright. Newly married and in her early twenties, Djimbi’s whole life was ahead of her. With just four weeks left of her teacher training PGCE qualification, Djimbi was weighing up the option of a career in management consultancy when she suddenly began to experience excruciating pain in her back and legs.

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Magnesium levels may be important for joint health and osteoarthritis

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Keeping an eye on our magnesium levels along with gut health may become part of how we take on osteoarthritis, a team highlights in Nutrition Research.

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Accessible island holidays close to home: The Channel Islands

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Just a stone’s throw away, The Channel Islands offer a taste of paradise – the UK’s own exotic archipelago. Seriously, a recent survey found that nearly 80% of Brits can’t tell the difference between the Channel Islands and the Caribbean thanks to golden sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters.

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Fibromyalgia seems to be an autoimmune disorder scientists discover

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The theory that fibromyalgia is caused by the brain is in question after new research finds it is much more likely to be a disorder of the immune system.

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