Immunology

Replacement with non-allergenic joints can provide relief

Allergies to metals used in artificial joint hardware, or to the bone cement used to secure them, can cause severe pain, itching, swelling and loosening of the joint, according to research at National Jewish Health. Replacement ...

Health

FDA says do not drink 'Real Water' brand alkaline water

(HealthDay)—As an investigation into a hepatitis outbreak in Nevada associated with Real Water brand alkaline water continues, no one should drink, cook, serve, or sell the water, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said ...

Medical research

Skeletal defects may be ameliorated after immobility in the womb

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin have discovered that some skeletal defects associated with a lack of movement in the womb during early development may still be ameliorated after such periods of immobility if movement ...

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Joint

A joint is the location at which two or more bones make contact. They are constructed to allow movement and provide mechanical support, and are classified structurally and functionally.

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