Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Micro-computed tomography provides new insights into Paget's disease

A MedUni Vienna study group led by Peter Pietschmann from the Institute of Pathophysiologyand Allergy Research in cooperation with the University of Vienna and the Museum of Natural History Vienna has made a detailed analysis ...

Medical research

Making surgical screws from bones

Biomechanical engineers from TU Graz are developing surgical screws from donated human bone material for foot and jaw surgery together with Surgebright, a start-up from Linz, Austria.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Seniors with Type 2 diabetes may have increased risk for fracture

Though seniors with type 2 diabetes (T2D) tend to have normal or higher bone density than their peers, researchers have found that they are more likely to succumb to fractures than seniors without T2D. In a new study published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Obesity in adolescence may cause permanent bone loss

Teenagers who are obese may be doing irreparable damage to their bones, according to a new study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

Medical research

Team IDs gene involved with fracture healing

New identification of a gene involved in the fracture healing process could lead to the development of new therapeutic treatments for difficult-to-heal injuries.

Surgery

Aneurysmal bone cyst can present as subungual mass

(HealthDay)—In a case report published online April 23 in the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology, a subungual aneurysmal bone cyst is described in a 39-year-old male patient.

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