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Apr 26, 2017
Genetics are key to hormone therapy lowering risk of broken bones in older women

Women at the highest genetic risk for fracture benefit the most from hormone therapy, according to a first-of-its-kind study led by researchers at the University at Buffa...

Apr 25, 2017
New bone-in technique tests therapies for breast cancer metastasis

A new laboratory technique developed by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and other institutions can rapidly test the effectiveness of treatments for life-threatening ...

Apr 21, 2017
3-D-printable implants may ease damaged knees

A cartilage-mimicking material created by researchers at Duke University may one day allow surgeons to 3-D print replacement knee parts that are custom-shaped to each patient's ...

Apr 14, 2017
Spinal manipulation treatment for low back pain associated with modest improvement in pain, function

Among patients with acute low back pain, spinal manipulation therapy was associated with modest improvements in pain and function at up to 6 weeks, with temporary minor musculoskeletal ...

Apr 13, 2017
Magnesium may prevent bone fractures

A new study investigates the link between low levels of serum magnesium and the risk of bone fractures in a large-scale, long-term study. ...

Apr 11, 2017
Psoriatic arthritis: Pictures of symptoms and progression

In this article, we look at the different stages and symptoms of psoriatic arthritis, a chronic condition which may worsen over time....

Apr 11, 2017
Benefits and harms of osteoporosis medications unclear for patients with CKD

More research is needed to determine the benefits and harms of osteoporosis medications on bone mineral density (BMD), fracture risk, and safety among patients with chronic ...

Apr 09, 2017
Prognosis of psoriatic arthritis: Progression and outlook

In this article, learn how psoriatic arthritis may progress, the quality of life to be expected, and what treatment options are available....

Apr 08, 2017
Psoriatic arthritis radiology: Imaging tests for diagnosis

What is psoriatic arthritis and what types of radiology may be used to make a diagnosis? What other tests may be available and who should get checked?...

Apr 07, 2017
Targeted prevention of cardiovascular and digestive disorders may have the greatest effect on reducing the risk of death following joint replacement

A study of nearly 720,000 hip and knee replacement patients has shown that clinicians should be aware of a patient's potential for post-operative complications relating to ...

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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