Osteolectin’s Role in New Bone Formation and Maintaining Adult Bone Mass

Osteolectin’s Role in New Bone Formation and Maintaining Adult Bone Mass

A new bone-forming growth factor, Osteolectin (Clec11a), might one day be a useful therapeutic option for osteoporosis and in regenerative medicine.

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Older age associated with DVT in patients with isolated calcaneal fractures

Older age associated with DVT in patients with isolated calcaneal fractures

Recently published results showed patients with isolated calcaneal fractures had an incidence of preoperative deep vein thrombosis that was almost twice as high as any reported in previously published examinations of lower extremity injuries.

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Video: Vertebral Column Resection Demonstration by Jens Chapman, M.D.

Video: Vertebral Column Resection Demonstration by Jens Chapman, M.D.

Vertebral Column Resection Demonstration was presented by Jens Chapman, M.D. at the Seattle Science Foundation for the 3rd Annual One Spine Masters Course

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Over 90? Hip replacement is still possible

Over 90? Hip replacement is still possible

Senior citizens in their 90s, mostly women, are coming in for hip replacement surgeries after minor falls and with better facilities available for their care, these surgeries no longer carry the same risks they used to.

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Skeletal-Related Events Predict Higher Mortality in mCRPC

Skeletal-Related Events Predict Higher Mortality in mCRPC

Skeletal-related events (SREs) are associated with increased mortality in men with bone metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC), according to study findings published online in Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases.

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Toe-tapping to better health: Fidgeting helps prevent arterial dysfunction from sitting

Toe-tapping to better health: Fidgeting helps prevent arterial dysfunction from sitting

Previous research has shown that sitting for an extended period of time at a computer or during a long airline flight reduces blood flow to the legs, which may contribute to the development of cardiovascular disease. Now, researchers have found that fidgeting while sitting can protect the arteries in legs and potentially help prevent arterial disease.

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Titanium + Gold = New Gold Standard for Artificial Joints

Titanium + Gold = New Gold Standard for Artificial Joints

Titanium is the leading material for artificial knee and hip joints because it’s strong, wear-resistant and nontoxic, but an unexpected discovery by Rice University physicists shows that the gold standard

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Singapore-based company develops robot therapist to help relieve muscle strains

Singapore-based company develops robot therapist to help relieve muscle strains

Due to the hectic and sedentary lifestyle led by people nowadays, back pain has become a common health condition. You must have tried many things but have you ever heard about a robotic massage. A Singapore-based start up has developed a robotic massage therapist that may help relieve muscle strains and injuries.

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Triple Therapy Rarely Used for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Triple Therapy Rarely Used for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) rarely use triple therapy (methotrexate, sulfasalazine, and hydroxychloroquine), according to a study published in the July issue of Arthritis & Rheumatology. The frequency of intensification

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