News tagged with disc degeneration

Researcher tags genes linked to disc degeneration

( -- Lumbar disc degeneration is an uncomfortable condition that affects millions of people, but two University of Alberta researchers have identified some of the genes that are causing problems.

Mar 11, 2009
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Diet and back pain: What's the link?

Can a diet high in processed fat and sugar and Type 2 diabetes cause degeneration of intervertebral discs in the spine? If so, what is happening, and can it be prevented? As part of an ongoing collaboration between Rensselaer ...

Aug 23, 2016
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