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Adalimumab is found to be a cost-effective treatment for early-stage Dupuytren’s disease

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Three NIHR HTA grants awarded to Professor Tim Theologis

Congratulations to Professor Tim Theologis, who has been awarded three NIHR HTA grants to extend research in orthopaedic disorders in children.

Going straight to surgery found to be better than undergoing rehabilitation first for longstanding anterior cruciate ligament injury

New research, funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), shows initial surgery to be more successful and cost effective than undergoing treatment with rehabilitation first to treat longstanding anterior cruciate ligament injury.