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Apr 28, 2017|
Newly prescribed sleeping pills increase risk of hip fracture
Older people newly prescribed sleeping pills like benzodiazepines and 'Z-drugs' have over double the odds of a hip fracture in the first two weeks compared with non-users, ...
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?...