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Current ACL Return to Sport Criteria Fails to Identify Second Injury Risk

Returning to your sport after an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury and not suffering a second injury is often difficult but for a kid who suffers an ACL injury figuring out how to prevent reinjury is even more tricky, say researchers presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting in San Diego. This research study also received the STOP Sports Injuries Award during the meeting

Apps Used For The Diagnosis Of Skin Cancer

According to a study, researchers found successful apps for the diagnosis of skin cancer to market, there is a concern that a lack of testing is risking public safety. The research, outlined at the British Association of Dermatologists' Annual Meeting in Edinburgh, reviewed the medical literature on skin cancer apps to explore the number of apps on the market, ascertain how accurate they are, and what the benefits and limitations of these technological solutions are. Examples of apps include teledermatology, photo storage, and risk calculation.

New Grant Received For Nurses To Implement HealthCare

A study showed that Montana State University's College of Nursing has received a grant totaling nearly $2.8 million that will enable MSU and its partners from across Montana to address the need for nurses in shortage areas across the state, particularly in rural areas. The four-year grant, which begins July 1 and is worth nearly $700,000 per year, is from the U.S. Health Resources Services Administration.

Outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes Worldwide

Frozen corn and possibly other frozen vegetables produced in a company in Hungary are the likely source of an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes that has been affecting Austria, Denmark, Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Despite the product recall ordered by the Hungarian Food Chain Safety Office, new cases may still emerge, says the updated risk assessment published by ECDC and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).