News tagged with fractures

Smoking affects fracture healing

In a new study presented today at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), researchers reviewed existing literature on smoking and the healing of fractures involving long bones (bones ...

Mar 22, 2013
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USPSTF: Vitamin D, calcium supplements don't prevent fx

(HealthDay)—For non-institutionalized postmenopausal women, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against daily supplementation with ≤400 IU of vitamin D3 and ≤1,000 mg of calcium for primary prevention of fractures, and a lack of e ...

Feb 26, 2013
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FDA approves new silicone gel-filled breast implant

(HealthDay)—The Natrelle 410 Highly Cohesive Anatomically Shaped Silicone-Gel Filled Breast Implant has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for breast augmentation in women aged 22 years ...

Feb 21, 2013
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