Medical research

Higher lead concentrations found in diseased bones

Among the world's population over age 60, chronic illnesses like the degenerative bone disease osteoporosis have become more common. Trace elements of chemical impurities in bones might play a role in the development of osteoporosis, ...

Surgery

Getting a hip replacement? Choice of hospital can be crucial

(HealthDay)—The COVID-19 pandemic has shown a spotlight on disparities in the U.S. health care system. But the issues are longstanding, and—as one large study illustrates—extend into a common elective surgery.

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