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Vitamin D may be associated with a lower risk of developing stress fractures in preadolescent and adolescent girls, especially among those very active in high-impact... Read More »
Abbott announced today it will collaborate with Genetics Laboratory, Inc. on the development of a molecular diagnostic test that will be designed to rapidly detect... Read More »
Hundreds of thousands of people around the world may have been exposed to dangerously high levels of toxic metals from failing hip implants, despite the risks being... Read More »
Remember that scene in the Harry Potter books where Harry falls off his broom and breaks his arm, and the nurse gives him Skele-gro to heal his breaks? This new... Read More »
About 15 years ago, MIT professors Robert Langer and Michael Cima had the idea to develop a programmable, wirelessly controlled microchip that would deliver drugs... Read More »
Alvin SchaefferThe implications are vast. While the benefits of such technology are obvious, I wonder what this means for the future of cyber hacking in the medical field -- imagine the potential damage someone would wreak if, for example, they could hack into a pacemaker. Forgive the morbid line of thought, but such technology is truly incredible. Of course, the pros significantly outweigh the cons.
Feb 16, 2012
A new study has found a protein that is a key player in the process of joining nerves to muscles. The protein biglycan needs to be present to stabilize synapses at... Read More »
Duke University Medical Center researchers have discovered key differences in arthritic knee and hip joints using analytical tools they developed, which could lead to ... Read More »
The skeletal structure of the foot and ankle differs significantly between human sprinters and nonsprinters, according to Pennsylvania State University researchers... Read More »
Aurora SterlingNow I have something to blame my lack of running ability on!
Feb 2, 2012
Shiva SinghSo, those of us who don't run maybe just aren't born with it. Or we are just lazy!
Feb 2, 2012
While multiple sclerosis patients' walking abilities and muscle strength are examined regularly, doctors have yet to determine when the lower limb muscles begin... Read More »
  By Frederik Joelving               NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Orthopedic surgeons have received hundreds of... Read More »
It has been a very good couple of years for nanotechnology. That much can be easily said in between last year's Nobel prize for graphene (which is one atom thin... Read More »
Cancer is a heterogeneous class of diseases characterized by cells displaying uncontrolled growth. Since the 1990s, cancer survival has been increasing in the United... Read More »