Top Medical Stories for Friday, May 3rd

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT)– Here are today’s top medical stories from our partners at Ivanhoe Communications.

Physical Therapy Vs. Surgery for Osteoarthritis and Meniscal Tears A controlled trial involving patients 45 years or older with a meniscal tear and evidence of knee osteoarthritis were evaluated in order to see if arthroscopic partial meniscectomy has better functional outcomes than non-operative therapy.

Beating “Super Germs” With Breast Milk New research found a protein complex in breast milk can make drug-resistant “superbugs,” like MRSA, more sensitive to antibiotics.

Are You a Leader? Your Brain Can Tell Researchers have discovered activity in the prefrontal cortex of the brain may be useful in determining people’s leadership potential.

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