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Mar 23, 2017
Potential early warning signs of osteoporosis found in South Asian women

Pre-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....

Mar 21, 2017
Osteoporosis drug found safe in long-term trial

A new study provides reassuring information about the short-term and long-term safety of denosumab, a monoclonal antibody that is used to treat postmenopausal osteoporosi...

Mar 20, 2017
Intensive aquatic resistance training decreases body fat mass and improves physcial function in women with mild knee osteoarthritis

Aquatic resistance training significantly decreases body fat mass and increases walking speed, i.e., phsyical function in postmenopausal women with mild knee osteoarthrit...

Mar 16, 2017
Bariatric surgery impacts joint replacement outcomes in very obese patients

A 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 ...

Mar 13, 2017
Could antidepressants stop prostate cancer from spreading?

Researchers have discovered an enzyme that helps prostate cancer cells spread to the bone, but antidepressants may have the potential to halt this process....

Mar 10, 2017
New material regrows bone

A 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 ...

Mar 10, 2017
Bone-derived hormone suppresses appetite in mice

A hormone secreted by bone cells can suppress appetite, according to mouse studies conducted by Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers....

Mar 09, 2017
Antidepressants and anti-anxiety drugs linked to increased risk of hip fracture

In 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....

Mar 07, 2017
Exercise-induced hormone irisin linked to new mechanisms for bone metabolism

Two weeks of voluntary wheel running induces higher expression of irisin - a fat-burning hormone that is released during exercise - in bone tissue in mice....

Mar 07, 2017
Light shed on evolutionary change in bones of middle ear of non-mammals, new study reveals

Researchers at King's College London have begun to uncover the cellular and molecular drivers underlying a key anatomical change during the evolution of mammals....

Sep 16, 2014
Protein Appears to Protect Against Bone Loss in Arthritis:
A small protein named GILZ appears to protect against the bone loss that often accompanies arthritis and its treatment, researchers report.

activity Aug 28, 2014
Orthopedic outcomes affected by activity level:
Patients' activity level is a strong predictor for how well they will do with certain treatments and how well they recover from injuries after treatment.

Jul 24, 2014
Surgeons Create 'New' Knee Cartilage from Stem Cells in Hip:
Patients who undergo the ABICUS operation have the cartilage cut and tidied and undergo microfracture, but their cartilage tissue is then coated with a substance made up of bone marrow cells, platelet gel and hyaluronic acid to allow cartilage to replace itself.

Jan 21, 2014
Wearing Flats Could Save Your Knees:
If you often find yourself running after a bus, escaping a burning building or taking part in competitive athletics in high-heeled footwear, you may be storing up knee problems for later in life.

science Dec 24, 2013
Researchers reveal Innovative concept for knee cartilage treatment:
New material that can be used for the the controlled release of a substance when subjected to cyclic mechanical loading offers potential treatment method for knee cartilage.

allergic reaction Nov 26, 2013
Allergies To New Hips And Knees Surface Only After Surgery Is Done... Until Now:
Researchers have developed the first blood test that can detect allergies to nickel.

juvenile arthritis Sep 26, 2013
Endurance Of Total Knee Replacements In Younger Patients With Juvenile Arthritis:
Total knee replacements in younger patients with juvenile arthritis last at least 10 years in 92 percent of cases, according to international, multi-center study. More than 75 percent of the implants lasted 20 years or more.

man with cane Sep 26, 2013
Revised Clinical Practice Guideline On The Treatment Of Osteoarthritis Of The Knee:
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons recently released its revised clinical practice guideline on the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee.

moderate exercise Sep 19, 2013
Moderate Physical Activity Does Not Increase Risk of Knee Osteoarthritis:
Adults age 45 and older who engaged in moderate physical activity up to two and a half hours a week did not increase their risk of developing knee osteoarthritis over a 6-year follow-up period.

insoles Sep 17, 2013
Lateral Wedge Insoles Not Associated with Improvement of Knee Pain in Osteoarthritis:
Although a pooling of data from 12 studies showed a statistically significant association between use of lateral wedge insoles and lower pain in medial knee osteoarthritis, among trials comparing wedge insoles with neutral insoles, there was no significant or clinically important association between use of wedge insoles and reduction in knee pain, according to a study in the August 21 issue of JAMA.

anesthesia Sep 12, 2013
Lower Rates Of Complications In Hip And Knee Replacement Using Regional Anesthesia Technique:
A highly underutilized anesthesia technique called neuraxial anesthesia improves outcomes in patients undergoing hip or knee replacement, according to a new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery.

money Sep 10, 2013
The Societal Benefits of Knee Replacement Surgery Highlighted by New Health Economics Study:
The full impact of knee replacement surgery on both patients' lives and on society includes significant overall cost savings.

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