News tagged with bone fractures
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After a decade and a half of near stagnation, four new drugs could help make advanced prostate cancer a chronic illness instead of a terminal disease, a leading Colorado prostate cancer expert says.
Cancer Feb 16, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (13) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Ultrasound, the diagnostic tool first developed at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary in the 1950s to scan the body, is now being used in its fracture clinic to help heal fractured bones and speed up the recovery ...
Medical research Oct 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Bone tissue is very good at self-healing, but in many situations the natural healing process is not sufficient. In a dissertation at Uppsala University, Sonya Piskounova shows how functional materials that ...
Medical research Nov 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Chemical intolerance contributes to the illnesses of 1 in 5 patients but the condition seldom figures in their diagnosis, according to clinical research directed by a UT Medicine San Antonio physician.
Health Jul 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Using a hand held device the size of a computer mouse for just 30 minutes could significantly change how people deal with, and recover from, the pain associated with musculoskeletal conditions.
Medical research Sep 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
How do get something to grow out of nothing? This is what the polymer chemistry team at the Department of Chemistry at Ångström Laboratory is discovering at great speed. Their findings mean that ...
Medical research May 14, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- A leading U.S. government advisory panel has proposed that postmenopausal women not take low-dose calcium and vitamin D supplements daily to ward off bone fractures.
Health Jun 12, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1
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 |
New research presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that 77 percent of trauma patients had deficient or insufficient levels of vitamin D.
Health Feb 07, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1
Vitamin D is renowned for its role in creating strong bones and is a key regulator of serum calcium levels. Calcium is primarily obtained through diet and absorbed through the intestine and into the blood stream. In addition ...
Health Apr 23, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2
Researchers want to turn back the clock on aging stem cells so they'll make better bone.
Medical research Jun 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
More patients are tested and treated for osteoporosis when fracture clinics have someone dedicated to screening for the bone disease, a new study has found.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The toxicities associated with aromatase inhibitors (AIs) may explain the lack of overall survival improvement compared with tamoxifen, according to a study published August 22 in the Journal of The National Cancer Institute.
Cancer Aug 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A person has a tumor removed from her femur. A soldier is struck by an improvised explosive device and loses a portion of his tibia. A child undergoes chemotherapy for osteosarcoma but part of the bone dies as a result.
Medical research Feb 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0