Bone, Joint and Muscle News

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.
Fitness and weight management key in arthritis treatmentMar 1, 2012
BCM experts recommend an active lifestyle to maintain range of motion in joints.
Back-to-school backpack remindersAug 8, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine expert: kids should not carry more than 10 to 15 percent of their body weight in their backpacks.
Research on osteosarcomaSep 27, 2010
Dr. Lisa Wang sees urgent need to develop new therapies for patients with metastatic osteosarcoma
Grant awarded to study protein involved in common bone cancerJul 18, 2010
BCM doctor receives grant to study the spread of childhood bone cancer
Vitamin C protects, maintains healthy bone massMay 11, 2010
Vitamin C or ascorbate is critical to maintaining healthy bone mass, BCM researchers say.