Bone, Joint and Muscle News
Podiatrist helps teachers put ‘best foot forward’ Aug 22, 2017 Dr. Ronald Lepow says teachers should be sure to include comfortable shoes on their shopping lists.
Change in protein production essential to muscle function Aug 14, 2017 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have shed light on the process that guides the maturation of newborn muscles into adult, fully functional organs.
Paper highlights risk for triceps tendon ruptures in athletes Jul 11, 2017 Sports medicine expert Dr. Theodore Shybut highlights the need to be aware of the potential risk of tendon ruptures after the use of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Research shows bone-building protein can be used in therapy Jun 19, 2017 The WNT1 ligand has previously been identified in bone disease, but its role in bone homeostasis, its cellular source and targets in bone have only just recently been identified.
Weight loss, exercise can reduce frailty in obese older adults May 17, 2017 Researchers find that weight loss plus combined aerobic and resistance training provided greater improvement in physical function and reduction of frailty in older obese adults.
Knee cracking, popping could be early sign of osteoarthritis May 4, 2017 A new study says cracking and popping sounds in the knee might be early predictors of symptomatic knee osteoarthritis.
New technique tests therapies for breast cancer metastasis Apr 21, 2017 A new laboratory technique can rapidly test the effectiveness of treatments for life-threatening breast cancer metastases in bone.
Get your wrist in gear to avoid golf injuries Apr 6, 2017 Hand and wrist expert Dr. Thomas Hunt says wrist injuries are one of the most common types of golf injuries.
Genetic driver behind rare skeletal dysplasia condition found Mar 6, 2017 Researchers have identified a previously unimplicated gene behind a particular form of chondrodysplasia, a skeletal dysplasia that affects cartilage formation and causes disproportionate short stature and premature osteoarthritis.
Pitch count matters: know your limits Feb 22, 2017 Throwing pitches year-round at an early age could cause pitchers to be the ones striking out in the long run.