Bone, Joint and Muscle News

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. 
Carve out time to stay active this holiday seasonNov 14, 2018
This holiday season, planning ahead can help you establish a workout routine so you can enjoy your favorite holiday treats with less guilt. Dr. Theodore Shybut says to start now and offers safety tips to help avoid injury.
Fall prevention key to avoiding injuryNov 12, 2018
In sports it’s said that the best offense is a good defense, and that can be true for falls too – two orthopedic surgeons offer prevention tips and discuss common injuries that can occur when people fall.