Bone, Joint and Muscle News

Expert says reach for chocolate milk post workoutNov 13, 2013
Researchers have found that people who consumed chocolate milk after a workout compared to those who drank a more traditional fluid had a better workout the next day.
Know the facts on arthritisMay 9, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine expert discusses the facts about arthritis. Join Dr. Melvyn Harrington at the Houston Arthritis Walk.
Mutations in WNT1 prompt bone disease in children and adultsMay 8, 2013
BCM researcher uncovers bone development genetic mutation that could lead to new treatments for osteoporosis.
Protein may alter inevitability of osteoarthritisMar 13, 2013
BCM researchers find that increasing an amount of naturally occurring protein could help ease joint pain, help osteoarthritis patients.
Alternative to steroid injections can provide long-term pain reliefNov 13, 2012
Platelet rich plasma injection treatment uses patient's own platelets to tell body to heal itself.
Meniscal tears: know the factsSep 19, 2012
BCM experts explain meniscal tears, how to treat and avoid injury.
Study finds one treatment stands above others for adults with Langerhans cell histiocytosisAug 15, 2012
LCH is a disease that can affect the skin, mouth, ears, bones, brain, gastrointestinal system, liver, spleen, or bone marrow.
Renowned hand surgeon Dr. Thomas Hunt to lead BCM orthopedic surgeryAug 6, 2012
Dr. Thomas Hunt, internationally recognized leader in hand and wrist surgery, named Chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery.
Ultrasound technology simplifies treatment for musculoskeletal troublesJul 27, 2012
The technology allows patients see how tissues respond as the patient moves, something you cannot get with a stationary MRI.
Cell's master regulator SRC-3 controls metabolism of skeletal muscle energyMay 1, 2012
BCM team finds protein controls the metabolism of fatty acid in skeletal muscle.