News tagged with bone fractures
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New research in animals triggered by a combination of serendipity and counterintuitive thinking could point the way to treating fractures caused by rapid bone loss in people, including patients with metastatic ...
Medical research Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Men at 'high' skeletal risk prior to prostate cancer hormone therapy likely to have more fractures after treatment
In what is believed to be the first study to describe the impact on men with a 'high' risk of bone fracture who are receiving long-term androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer, new research from The Cancer ...
Cancer Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study from engineering researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute shows, for the first time, how the little-understood protein osteocalcin plays a significant role in the strength of our bones. ...
Medical research Dec 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A UC Irvine researcher is part of a NASA effort to understand more about bone density loss during astronauts' lengthy stays aboard the International Space Station.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Gene therapy involving modified stem cells obtained from fatty tissue and bone marrow could represent a new option for the treatment of severe orthopaedic injuries to the extremities. This treatment has ...
Medical research Dec 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Teenage girls who smoke accumulate less bone during a critical growth period and carry a higher risk of developing osteoporosis later in life, according to new research in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Visceral, or deep belly, obesity is a risk factor for bone loss and decreased bone strength in men, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Clinicians are being urged to ask about a patient's history of falls as new research shows that the information is valuable in determining their future risk of fracture.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Calgary are hoping to help people with osteoporosis by predicting which patients are more likely to fracture their bones. Having this information would better allow doctors ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New drugs derived from components of a specific diet used by children with severe, drug-resistant epilepsy could offer a new treatment, according to research published today in the journal Neuropharmacology.
Neuroscience Nov 20, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A study by researchers in the West Virginia University School of Public Health and the University of Colorado shows that exercise can improve bone density in postmenopausal women.
Health Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows, that a technique for measuring bone density called digital X-ray radiogrammetry (or DXR) used on standard hand radiographs can help to identify patients with a higher ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A preliminary study of 127 post-menopausal women on hormone replacement therapy in Portugal suggests that there are several risk factors associated with osteoporosis and bone fracture these include age, low bone mineral density, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
European researchers have published a study which analyses the health economics of increased dairy foods and related reduction in risk of osteoporotic fractures in the population aged over 50.
Health Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For men with osteoporosis, a once-yearly infusion with zoledronic acid is associated with fewer vertebral fractures and improved bone health compared with placebo, according to a study published ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0