News tagged with leg bone

Vitamin D supplementation doesn't change lean mass, BMD

(HealthDay)—For postmenopausal women with vitamin D insufficiency completing a structured weight-loss program, vitamin D3 supplementation is not associated with changes in lean mass or bone mineral density (BMD), according ...

Apr 11, 2016
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Bone-lengthening device reduces pain, infection risk

Orthopedic surgeons have developed a new device that reduces the pain, scarring and infection risk associated with lengthening a leg bone. It replaces an external brace, which must be attached outside the leg using pins through ...

Apr 08, 2016
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Prostate cancer found in ancient Egyptian mummy

(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in the International Journal of Paleopathology reveals a case of prostate cancer in a 2,250-year-old mummy. The researchers also believe that cases of cancer at that time may not ...

Nov 03, 2011
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