Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTPre-menopausal South Asian women could be more at risk of developing osteoporosis in later life than white Caucasian women, a new study in the Journal Bone reports.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new study provides reassuring information about the short-term and long-term safety of denosumab, a monoclonal antibody that is used to treat postmenopausal osteoporosis.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTAquatic resistance training significantly decreases body fat mass and increases walking speed, i.e., phsyical function in postmenopausal women with mild knee osteoarthritis.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTA study from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) finds that in morbidly obese patients, bariatric surgery performed prior to a total hip or knee replacement can reduce in-hospital and 90-day...
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 09:00:00 PDTResearchers have discovered an enzyme that helps prostate cancer cells spread to the bone, but antidepressants may have the potential to halt this process.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTA team of researchers repaired a hole in a mouse's skull by regrowing "quality bone," a breakthrough that could drastically improve the care of people who suffer severe trauma to the skull or face.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA hormone secreted by bone cells can suppress appetite, according to mouse studies conducted by Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTIn a recent study, older individuals who had fallen and broken a hip used antidepressant and anti-anxiety medications more frequently than the general older population.
Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTTwo weeks of voluntary wheel running induces higher expression of irisin - a fat-burning hormone that is released during exercise - in bone tissue in mice.
Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers at King's College London have begun to uncover the cellular and molecular drivers underlying a key anatomical change during the evolution of mammals.
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTResearchers at the University of Granada warn that 23 percent of the girls carry in their backpack or trolley a load over 20 percent of their body weight, well above what is...
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTPhysical therapy is as effective as surgery in treating carpal tunnel syndrome, according to a new study published in the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy® (JOSPT®).
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTWalking, running, sprinting - every movement of the foot stretches the Achilles' tendon. When jumping, the loads can approach ten times the body weight.
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA type of drug used to treat weak bones is associated with an increased risk of 'micro-cracks' in bone, according to new research.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 10:00:00 PDTWhat is fibromyalgia and what are fibromyalgia tender points? Learn about the condition's additional signs and symptoms, complications, and treatments.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTInjury to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the knee frequently leads to early-onset osteoarthritis, a painful condition that can occur even if the patient has undergone ACL reconstruction to...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTNew evidence suggests that receiving low intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) to speed up bone healing after fracture has little or no impact on pain or recovery time, say a panel of international...
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTIn a study of hip fracture patients, men displayed greater levels of cognitive impairment within the first 22 days of fracture than women, and cognitive limitations increased the risk of dying...
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTIn a study of patients with Paget's disease of bone - a common skeletal disorder that can lead to bone deformity, fractures, osteoarthritis, and bone pain - long-term intensive bisphosphonate...
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new study has found that poor strength in the thigh muscles may increase the risk of knee osteoarthritis in women but not men.
Sat, 04 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTWhat is hammer toe? In this article, learn about the risk factors for complications, when to see a doctor, prevention, and the long-term outlook.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTLearn about the different types of fibula fracture, how they are diagnosed, the difference between an open and closed fracture, and long-term recovery.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTAn international team of researchers reveals 83 new genetic variants that affect human height. Some of these influence adult height by more than 2 cm.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTFront-line physicians are advised to err on the side of caution and opt for additional imaging and second opinions when diagnosing six common foot and ankle injuries.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTA diet rich in fruit, vegetables, fish, whole grains, and nuts appears to reduce the risk of bone loss and hip fracture among postmenopausal women.