Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new analysis of numerous studies indicates that men and women aged 60 years and older who have experienced a hip fracture are at increased risk of dying not only in the short term after the...
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTMeeting current exercise guidelines can be hard for older adults with arthritis, but a new study finds they need only meet a third of the recommendations.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 07:00:00 PSTBone fractures do not heal well in people with diabetes. A new study of mice suggests a protein that stimulates skeletal stem cells may offer a solution.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTAntidepressant use nearly doubles the risk of hip fracture among community-dwelling persons with Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland.
Sat, 07 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTPigeon toe is common in young children but what causes it? Learn about pigeon toe for different age groups, when to see a doctor and available treatments.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTWhat is a Jones fracture and what are metatarsals? Learn about when to see a doctor, diagnosis, complications, and tips for a good recovery.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTAmong patients with bone metastases due to breast cancer, prostate cancer, or multiple myeloma, use of the bisphosphonate drug zoledronic acid every 12 weeks compared with the standard dosing...
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTSavings seen largely in lower costs of artificial joints and post-surgical rehabilitation.
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 14:00:00 PSTScientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have discovered the secret behind the toughness of deer antlers and how they can resist breaking during fights.
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTA new study from Keith Baar's Functional Molecular Biology Laboratory at the UC Davis College of Biological Sciences and the Australian Institute of Sport suggests that consuming a gelatin...
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 08:00:00 PSTScientists have discovered a new bone-forming growth factor that could have implications for regenerative medicine. Osteoporosis could be reversed.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTIn research conducted in rats, investigators have shown for the first time the effect of rotator cuff tendon overuse, or tendinopathy, on surrounding tissues.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTBut foot orthotics can work well, finds pooled analysis of available published data.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Maci (autologous cultured chondrocytes on porcine collagen membrane) for the repair of symptomatic, full-thickness cartilage defects of the knee...
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTThe Reconstructive Orthopedic Center (ROC) in Houston is proud to introduce a new browser app which will revolutionize the way many access injury diagnosis and emergency surgery.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTResearchers have developed a urine test revealing the presence of a neurotoxin that likely worsens the severity and pain of spinal cord injuries, suggesting a new tool to treat the injuries.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTLoss of a key protein leads to defects in skeletal development including reduced bone density and a shortening of the fingers and toes - a condition known as brachydactyly.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTThe hip fracture risk factors are generally similar among those with and without Alzheimer's disease, according to a recent study from the University of Eastern Finland.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:00:00 PSTA study in a mouse model of Alzheimer's finds a potential link between early bone loss and degeneration in an area of the brain that makes serotonin.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTWhen muscle or soft tissue bruises, the signs are easy to see. But a bone can also bruise. Learn about the types, symptoms, and available treatments.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTThe use of benzodiazepines and related drugs increases the risk of hip fracture by 43% in persons with Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTIn a randomized trial of patients who underwent total knee replacement as a treatment for osteoarthritis, a group program of strengthening and aerobic exercises was not better at alleviating...
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTAn already available drug can help patients get back on their feet more rapidly after a hip fracture, according to an international study published in the Journal of Bone Joint Surgery.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 08:00:00 PSTNew research examines the effect of menopausal hormone therapy on bone mass and structure in women at risk of developing osteoporosis.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTInjured tissue is known to calcify, effectively turning it to bone. Although the mechanisms involved are poorly understood, new research adds a new layer.