Tag Archives: Years

Most modern hip and knee replacements will last for 25 YEARS or more, finds huge study

Most modern hip and knee replacements will last for 25 YEARS or more, finds study of more than 200,000 people Surgeons have been unable to tell patients the procedure’s long-term success Many procedures are repeated due to infection or wear and tear, costing money  Study found 80% of knee and 60% of hip replacements last… Read More »

A step-by-step guide on how to choose, make, and keep New Year’s resolutions

As the holiday music fades and the time to pay the resolutions piper comes due, let Harvard experts make the transition a little easier. Don’t know where to start? You can try the 1 percent performance improvement method. Stressed at the prospect of a lifestyle change? Practice mindfulness and find out how meditation can lead to… Read More »

Pediatric leukemia 'super drug' could be developed in the coming years

Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered two successful therapies that slowed the progression of pediatric leukemia in mice, according to three studies published over the last two years in the journal Cell, and the final paper published Dec. 20 in Genes & Development. When a key protein responsible for leukemia, MLL, is stabilized, it slows the… Read More »