Bone, Joint and Muscle News
Notch1 and osteoblasts play role in bone cancer initiation Sep 8, 2014 Baylor study finds high levels of Notch1, a gene that helps determine cell fate, can drive cells that normally lead to bone formation to become cancerous.
State-of-the-art ACL treatment individualized based on patient factors Jul 31, 2014 One of the most common sports injuries that requires surgery can be tailored to the individual to treat ACL tears.
Study unveils new approach to treating brittle bone disease May 5, 2014 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have identified a new approach to treating brittle bone disease, a congenital disorder that results in fragile bones that break easily.
Study points way to potential new treatment for brittle bone disease Jan 29, 2014 Researchers find patients with brittle bone disease treated with a form of parathyroid hormone approved for treatment of women with osteoporosis, had stronger bones in the lower spine and the hip when compared to a group of similar patients who received pl
Improve your nutrition, fitness in the new year Dec 30, 2013 Get the rundown of the College's best tips in fitness and nutrition from our experts.
Expert says reach for chocolate milk post workout Nov 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 arthritis May 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 adults May 8, 2013 BCM researcher uncovers bone development genetic mutation that could lead to new treatments for osteoporosis.
Protein may alter inevitability of osteoarthritis Mar 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 relief Nov 13, 2012 Platelet rich plasma injection treatment uses patient's own platelets to tell body to heal itself.