News tagged with hip bone
Scientists at Johns Hopkins have turned their view of osteoarthritis (OA) inside out. Literally. Instead of seeing the painful degenerative disease as a problem primarily of the cartilage that cushions joints, ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism May 19, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Using adult stem cells is a good way of culturing better-quality cartilage to repair worn hips and knees. New cartilage that has good properties can be grown in particular by cultivating adult stem cells ...
Medical research Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study, presented today at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), identifies predictors of complications and mortality following a hip fracture, including dialysis, cardiac disease, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Has your paternal or maternal grandfather broken their hip on any occasion? In that case there is a greater risk that your own bones are more fragile as an adult. This has been demonstrated in a thesis at the Sahlgrenska ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—University of California, San Diego Health System is one of only a few hospitals in the nation to offer computer-assisted navigation technology with the direct anterior hip replacement technique, potentially ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Soon after Scott Ebert had his arthritic right hip replaced at 48, he felt so much better he named his new puppy Stryker, after the cool-sounding brand of his hip implant. But his relief was short-lived.
Other Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Before all the excitement about embryonic stem cells, doctors were using hematopoetic – that is, blood-forming—stem cells. Hematopoetic stem cells can replenish all the types of cells in the blood, ...
Medical research Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
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
A team of researchers at the University Department of Orthopaedics at the MedUni Vienna / Vienna General Hospital has for the first time investigated the durability of Zweymüller hip prostheses, which were ...
Surgery Dec 03, 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
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
(Medical Xpress)—For women of mixed racial or ethnic backgrounds, a new method for measuring bone health may improve the odds of correctly diagnosing their risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures, according to a UCLA-led ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
an alternative to hip replacement often recommended to younger patients – is prone to early failure in many instances, and should not be used in women, according to an Article published Online First in The Lancet.
Other Oct 01, 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