Weight-Loss Surgery Doesn't Boost Bone Health: Study

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss surgery helps severely obese patients shed pounds and can even reverse diabetes, but a new Canadian study suggests it can't erase an existing higher risk of broken bones.

Get Outside, Get Moving to Prevent 'Gamer's Thumb'

MONDAY, July 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- "Gamer's thumb" -- a repetitive stress injury -- can strike anyone who spends a lot of time playing video games. But taking breaks can be just what the doctor ordered, a new study suggests.

3 Health Issues That Can Threaten Young Female Athletes

MONDAY, July 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors need to be on the lookout for a trio of harmful health conditions in young female athletes, a new report says.

Health Tip: Osteoporosis Shouldn't Be Ignored

(HealthDay News) -- Osteoporosis occurs when the bones lose density and break more easily. Though it's a common problem, osteoporosis shouldn't be ignored.

Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery Isn't Always the Right Choice

FRIDAY, June 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Minimally invasive hip surgery may not always be the best option to relieve serious, ongoing hip pain, a new study suggests.

Baby's Early Walking May Mean Stronger Bones as Teen

TUESDAY, May 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For all those parents who fret about how quickly their baby will learn to walk, read up.

Knee Replacement Patients May Be Able to Hit the Shower Sooner

THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Knee surgery patients are usually instructed to wait two weeks after surgery to take a shower to reduce the risk of infection. But a small new study suggests this may not be necessary.

Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of a Stress Fracture

(HealthDay News) -- Stress fractures are small breaks that form in bones. They're a type of overuse injury usually triggered by repetitive activities and fatigued muscles.

Men Miss Out on Bone Loss Screening

THURSDAY, May 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Unlike women, men at risk for osteoporosis don't get routinely screened for bone loss, a new study shows.

Poor Vision and Dangerous Falls Plague Many U.S. Seniors

THURSDAY, May 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of American seniors have severe vision impairment, and with it comes the risk of a fall that could lead to disability, a new report finds.