Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered that a neuronal pathway—part of the autonomic nervous system—reaches the bones and participates in the control of bone development.
Medical research Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists at the University of Glasgow are working to harness the regenerative power of stem cells to improve orthopaedic implant surgery.
Surgery Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) has published practical guidelines to assist clinicians in assessing treatment efficacy in patients who experience a fracture while on medication for osteoporosis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—African-American children with forearm fractures are more likely to have vitamin D deficiency and lower bone mineral density than their peers without fractures, according to a study published ...
Pediatrics Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at NYU School of Medicine have made a novel discovery that could have widespread clinical implications, potentially affecting everything from nutrient metabolism to obesity in children.
Medications Aug 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Prescribing calcium and vitamin D supplements for men at risk of bone loss from hormonal treatment for prostate cancer seems like good medicine.
Cancer Aug 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An international study, led by researchers at the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit (MRC LEU) at the University of Southampton, has found that obese patients who undergo bariatric surgery are not at an ...
Overweight and Obesity Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A genetic screening approach to studying bone disease has found nine new genes associated with bone health and suggests a new way to discover genes that may be implicated in human skeletal diseases. A collaborative study ...
Genetics Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women after menopause tend to develop weaker bones from what is known as osteoporosis, which may lead to fractures (especially hip fractures) from falling. The weakness of the bones results from an imbalance between the normal ...
Health Aug 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Drinking a moderate amount of alcohol as part of a healthy lifestyle may benefit women's bone health, lowering their risk of developing osteoporosis.
Health Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
People at high risk of HIV infection can reduce their risk of acquiring the disease by taking antiretroviral drugs, according to Cochrane researchers. In an update of a systematic review first published in 2009, the researchers ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have long been aware that the progressive loss of muscle mass and bone density is a natural part of aging. But little work has investigated how muscle tissue affects the inner and outer layers of bone microstructure. ...
Health Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Young men being treated for HIV are more likely to experience low bone mass than are other men their age, according to results from a research network supported by the National Institutes of Health. The findings indicate ...
HIV & AIDS Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- There were both good and bad trends in the overall health of Americans in 2011, a new government report shows.
Health Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Osteoporosis in men causes significant morbidity and mortality. Today, the Endocrine Society released clinical practice guidelines (CPG) for management of this condition in men. "Osteoporosis in Men: An Endocrine Society ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0