Teens Who Are Lazy Bones Have Weaker Skeletons: Study
FRIDAY, March 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Inactivity can lead
to weaker bones in teens, a new Canadian study finds.
How Doctors Decide to Treat a Ruptured Achilles
SATURDAY, March 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Whether your doctor
recommends surgery for a ruptured Achilles tendon may depend partly
on your age and activity level, foot experts say.
Ouch! How to Tell If You Have a Sprain, a Strain or a Tear
FRIDAY, March 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Sprains, strains and
tears are different types of injuries, and it's important to know
how they differ, a sports massage therapist says.
Scientists Spot Gene for Rare Disorder Causing Deafness, Blindness
THURSDAY, March 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say
they have found the genetic cause of a rare disorder that causes
children to be born with deafness, blindness, albinism and fragile
ACL Surgery Usually Puts Athletes Back in Play: Study
WEDNESDAY, March 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Most athletes who
undergo reconstructive surgery for a torn anterior cruciate
ligament (ACL) are able to return to sports, a new study says.
Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Quitting smoking
before knee or hip replacement surgery may cut the risk of
complications after surgery, a new study suggests.
Home Beats Rehab for Knee, Hip Replacement Recovery
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who go
straight home from the hospital following hip or knee replacement
surgery recover as well as, or better than, those who first go to a
rehabilitation center, new research indicates.
Osteoporosis Fractures May Be Deadlier for Men
WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Men are more
likely than women to die after suffering an osteoporosis-related
fracture, researchers report.
Older Bones Benefit From Dairy Plus Vitamin D
WEDNESDAY, March 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of
vitamin D supplements and certain dairy foods may protect against
age-related bone loss, a new study indicates.
Hip Fracture's Link to Early Death May Last Years
MONDAY, Feb. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Older people who
suffer a hip fracture face a much higher risk of death soon after
the injury, but the risk persists over the longer term, a large