Bone, Joint and Muscle News

Researchers engineer better way to target leukemia cellsApr 6, 2020
Researchers were able to engineer a new fighter T cell that more effectively targeted leukemia cells in preclinical studies.
Don’t let binge-worthy shows become a pain in the neckFeb 4, 2020
If binge-watching nominated movies and television shows is a part of your plans during awards season, keep in mind that sitting or lying down for long periods can impact your posture and lead to chronic pain.
Mechanism may have therapeutic bone healing applicationsDec 9, 2019
SA study published in the journal Cell Stem Cell reveals a new mechanism that contributes to adult bone maintenance and repair and opens the possibility of developing therapeutic strategies for improving bone healing.
Factors linked to poor treatment outcomes in ALLOct 24, 2019
Researchers reported that profiling the bone marrow “metabolome" at the time of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia diagnosis enabled them to identify patients who were most likely to respond poorly to treatment.
NIH grant funds Brittle Bone Disorder ConsortiumOct 3, 2019
The NIH has awarded a $7 million grant to fund the Brittle Bone Disorders Consortium for five more years.
How to correct common fitness mistakesAug 7, 2019
Regular exercise or sports participation is a great way to sustain a healthy lifestyle, but mistakes in your training could lead to injury. Dr. Theodore Shybut discusses common mistakes that can result in injury.
Patent issued for osteoarthritis gene-therapy productJun 6, 2019
A potentially disease-modifying therapy for osteoarthritis has reached a key milestone now that a U.S. patent has been issued for FX201, a gene-therapy product candidate based on work led by Baylor researchers.
What to know about osteoporosisMay 29, 2019
About 54 million Americans have low bone mass, putting them at risk of developing osteoporosis. During National Osteoporosis Awareness Month, Dr. Brendan Lee explains the causes and risk factors of osteoporosis.
Step into the new year with the right shoesJan 8, 2019
If the shoe fits, you’re on the right track to achieving your resolution for a healthier 2019, according to Dr. Ronald Lepow, a podiatrist at Baylor College of Medicine.
Study finds arthroscopy simulator benefits traineesDec 12, 2018
A new study found that orthopedic surgery residents made significant improvements on their knee and shoulder surgical skills using a virtual arthroscopic simulator.