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Steroid injections of hip and knee may damage joints
Corticosteroid injections used to treat osteoarthritis pain in the hip and knee may be more dangerous than previously thought, according to a new special report. (2019-10-15)
New evidence that hip and knee steroid injections more dangerous than thought
A new study reveals that commonly given hip and knee steroid intra-articular injections may be harmful in some patients with at-risk conditions or may cause complications that are not well understood. (2019-10-15)
What doesn't crack them makes them stronger
It sounds a bit strange, but some materials become stronger when subjected to stress. (2019-10-10)
Elevated risk of blood clot in lungs after surgery lasts for how long?
Researchers examined how long an increased risk of pulmonary embolism (lung artery blockage usually caused by a blood clot) persisted after six types of surgery (vascular, gynecological, gastrointestinal, hip or knee replacement, fractures and other orthopedic operations) among 60,000 cancer-free middle-age adults using data from a French national inpatient database. (2019-10-09)
Recommendations to prevent secondary fractures in adults 65+ with osteoporosis
A multistakeholder coalition assembled by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) has issued clinical recommendations for the optimal prevention of secondary fracture among people aged 65 years and older with a hip or vertebral fracture -- the most serious complication associated with osteoporosis. (2019-10-02)
Step forward in falling research
University of Queensland research shows there is more at play than just a sinking feeling when you stumble during movement or trip in a hole in the ground. (2019-10-01)
Study helps surgeons determine optimal approach for broken hips
Robert Zura, MD, Chair of Orthopaedics at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, was part of an international collaborative study group whose findings will help orthopaedic surgeons identify the best individual approach to treat broken hips in those over age 50. (2019-09-27)
International study finds similar results from total or partial hip replacement
The trial was conducted on 1,495 patients 50 or older who had been able to walk before having a displaced femoral neck fracture, at 80 centres in the 10 countries of Canada, the US, Spain, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Norway, Finland, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. (2019-09-26)
Web tool prioritizes health risks for postmenopausal women
A new web-based calculator helps middle-aged women predict their risks of experiencing heart attack, stroke, hip fracture, or breast, lung or colorectal cancer within 5, 10 or 15 years. (2019-09-25)
New technique to improve ductility of ceramic materials for missiles, engines
Purdue University researchers have developed a new process to help overcome the brittle nature of ceramics and make it more ductile and durable. (2019-09-24)
Research could help flexible technology last longer, avoid critical failures
A new study from a Binghamton University research team uses the topography of human skin as a model not for preventing cracks but for directing them in the best way possible to avoid critical components and make repairs easy. (2019-09-24)
What wolves' teeth reveal about their lives
UCLA biologist discovers what wolves' broken teeth reveal about their lives. (2019-09-24)
No bones about it, this protein slows down fracture-healing
Broken bones are a bigger deal the older you are: healed bones of older people are weaker and more likely to re-fracture. (2019-09-19)
Tensile strength of carbon nanotubes depends on their chiral structures
Single-walled carbon nanotubes should theoretically be extremely strong, but it remains unclear why their experimental tensile strengths are lower and vary among nanotubes. (2019-09-18)
Multicomponent home-based treatments improve mobility in older adults after hip fracture
Each year more than 260,000 older Americans are hospitalized for hip fractures, a debilitating injury that can severely and permanently impact mobility. (2019-09-10)
Model of health
Until now, there's never been a tool that could determine how long it will take a patient to heal from a tibial fracture. (2019-09-10)
Weight change and bone health in older adults with obesity
Weight loss in older adults is accompanied by loss in bone mineral density (BMD) and an increased risk of bone fracture. (2019-09-05)
Pain medication use by children after common surgeries
About 400 caregivers reported pain medication use by children after common surgeries such as hernia, elbow fracture, appendectomy or adenoid removal in this study. (2019-09-04)
Bigger spend, same end: Post-hospital care study suggests ways to save Medicare money
A new study reveals that spending on post-hospital care for patients who have traditional Medicare coverage costs much more than it does for an identical patient with private insurance. (2019-09-03)
UM physical therapy professor authors new guideline on treating runner's knee
University of Montana Assistant Professor Richard Willy is the lead author on a paper that offers new guidelines for treating patellofemoral pain, often known as 'runner's knee.' (2019-09-03)
Family history of diabetes linked to increased bone mineral density
The association between type 2 diabetes and increased fracture risk is well documented. (2019-08-21)
Suit up with a robot to walk and run more easily
A collaborative team at the Wyss Institute, Harvard SEAS, and the University of Nebraska Omaha reports in Science that they now have developed the first portable exosuit that can assist the extension of the hip joint during both walking and running. (2019-08-15)
One in five awaiting new hip suffering extreme pain, study shows
Almost 20 per cent of people awaiting hip replacements are experiencing extreme pain or discomfort, a study shows. (2019-08-15)
Optimal vitamin D levels may vary for different ethnic and racial groups
When recommending vitamin D supplements, doctors should look at each individual patient as having different requirements and not rely on 'one-size-fits-all' guidelines, according to a study by researchers at Rutgers and the University of California, San Francisco. (2019-08-14)
Osteoporosis drugs linked to reduced risk of premature death
A large cohort study has revealed a common osteoporosis drug significantly decreases premature mortality risk, likely related to a reduction in bone loss. (2019-08-12)
Conservative treatment with a sling can replace surgery for shoulder fractures
An arm in a sling cures a shoulder fracture just as well as an operation with plates and screws. (2019-08-09)
Researchers from the IDIBELL and the University of Barcelona describe a new treatment that could cope with 2 bone diseases
Researchers have found a possible treatment for 2 bone diseases that have actually no cure. (2019-08-02)
Excellence payments to hospitals improve hip fracture care
A scheme that pays hospitals to deliver high quality care has been shown to improve the outcomes for patients with broken hips in England. (2019-07-31)
Higher vitamin A intake linked to lower skin cancer risk
Researchers found that people who ate high levels of vitamin A were 17 percent less likely to get the second-most-common type of skin cancer years later. (2019-07-31)
Goal-oriented rehab improves recovery in older adults
Goal-oriented, motivational physical and occupational therapy helps older patients recover more fully from broken hips, strokes and other ailments that land them in skilled nursing facilities for rehabilitation, according to new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. (2019-07-31)
Finding alternatives to diamonds for drilling
Diamond is one of the only materials hard and tough enough for the job of constant grinding without significant wear, but diamonds are pricey. (2019-07-23)
Operative versus non-operative treatment for 2-part proximal humerus fracture
Although increasingly used, the benefit of surgical treatment of displaced 2-part proximal humerus fractures has not been proven. (2019-07-19)
Link found between gut bacteria, successful joint replacement
Having healthy gut flora -- the trillions of bacteria housed in our intestines -- could lower the risk of infection following knee and hip replacement surgeries, while an unhealthy intestinal flora may increase the risk of infection. (2019-07-18)
Osteoarthritis linked to higher risk of dying from cardiovascular disease
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have investigated the link between osteoarthritis and mortality in an epidemiological study. (2019-07-16)
Lower than expected risk of bone density decline with Truvada PrEP
Researchers have shown that among users of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent against AIDS that includes tenofovir (Truvada), those with daily use -- very high adherence -- had only about a 1% average decrease in bone mineral density in the spine and a 0.5% decline in the hip. (2019-07-15)
Poor quality social relationships linked to bone loss in postmenopausal women
Poor quality social relationships that contribute to psychosocial stress may be associated with bone loss in postmenopausal women, suggests research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. (2019-07-09)
IOF review of impact of drug holidays on bone health
The impact of interruption of anti-osteoporosis treatment in patients on therapy with bisphosphonates or denosumab is reviewed in a new IOF Working Group paper. (2019-07-08)
How do older adults fare after hip fracture?
The number of daily hours of care people need after a hip fracture has not been well studied. (2019-07-08)
Milk and dairy products can help prevent chronic disease
Ángel Gil, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Granada, has recently coordinated a study reviewing worldwide scientific literature on the role of dairy products in health and in the prevention of chronic diseases (cardiovascular, metabolic syndrome, colon or bladder cancer, and type 2 diabetes). (2019-07-03)
Murder in the Paleolithic? Evidence of violence behind human skull remains
New analysis of the fossilized skull of an Upper Paleolithic man suggests that he died a violent death, according to a study published July 3, 2019 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by an international team from Greece, Romania and Germany led by the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany. (2019-07-03)
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