Researchers Seek to Better Understand Transition from Acute to Chronic Pain

The NIH Acute to Chronic Pain Signatures program will identify chronic pain biomarkers, helping physicians predict which patients will develop chronic pain.

Vertebral Body Tethering Showing Promise for Some Patients

Vertebral body tethering (VBT), a surgical alternative to spinal fusion for patients with severe scoliosis, is not in widespread use, but research shows it could help certain populations, young athletes in particular. Still, there are drawbacks.

Increased Myocarditis Reported in Patients Receiving Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

New data indicates patients report myocarditis at higher rates after the use of immune checkpoint inhibitors during cancer treatment.

Israel-Based Research Defines Myocarditis Risk Following Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccination

Evidence indicates the strongest connection between the vaccination and myocarditis is among males ages 16 to 29.

Orthopedics’ Mini Revolution

It’s a boom time for small orthopedic devices.