News tagged with mechanical loads
In the body, bones are padded with a smooth cartilage layer at the ends, allowing smooth motion where two bones meet and form a joint. When cartilage around the bone becomes degenerated or lost due to osteoarthritis ...
Surgery Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Trudging from place to place with heavy weights on our backs is an everyday reality, from schoolchildren toting textbooks in backpacks to firefighters and soldiers carrying occupational gear. Muscle and skeletal ...
Health Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at the University of Sheffield have discovered new ways to help detect and treat the debilitating brittle bone disease osteoporosis.
Genetics Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |