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Anesthesia Type May Affect Recovery From Hip Fracture Repair June 24, 2014

Death rate, hospital stay reduced slightly with 'regional' approach

Broken Bones, Concussions Most Common Injuries in Youth Hockey June 05, 2014

Fractures more common in boys, while concussions more common in girls, study finds

Calcium Supplements Don't Raise Women's Heart Risks, Study Says May 30, 2014

But it's better to get this essential mineral from your diet, experts say

Osteoporosis Drugs' Long-Term Use Needs More Research: FDA May 13, 2014

Review of bisphosphonates finds they work but optimum time for use remains unclear

Health Tip: Reducing Your Risk of Stress Fractures April 29, 2014

Get lots of vitamin D and calcium

Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study April 14, 2014

British researchers found increased odds of fractures, burns, medication poisoning

Teens' Screen Time May Affect Their Bone Health: Study April 04, 2014

Researchers in Norway found contrasting bone density results in boys, girls

Health Tip: Stay Comfortable in a Cast March 27, 2014

Apply ice if you need it

Smokers' Broken Bones May Heal Less Quickly: Study March 18, 2014

British researchers compared bone-healing stem cells in smokers, nonsmokers

Walking May Help Older Men Sidestep Hip Fractures February 21, 2014

Even when the pace was relaxed, long-term study found benefits

After Hip Fracture, Home Exercise Program May Boost Recovery February 18, 2014

Study looked at older patients who'd already received traditional rehab

Heavy Kids May Suffer Worse Elbow Fractures February 18, 2014

Study found they were more likely to have complex 'type-3' breaks than normal-weight kids

Shoulders Take a Pounding in High School Football January 24, 2014

Wrestling was distant second in large study of interscholastic sports

Certain Childhood Fractures May Signal Low Bone Density: Study January 10, 2014

Doctors urged to consider level of trauma causing injury

Avoiding Injury During Winter Sports January 05, 2014

Skiing, snowboarding, ice skating are common causes of sprains, dislocations, fractures

Bones Benefit From Exercise After Breast Cancer, Study Finds December 13, 2013

Older survivors should include physical activity in long-term care plan, researchers suggest

Low Vitamin B-12 Levels Tied to Bone Fractures in Older Men December 13, 2013

Study followed Swedish seniors for six years

Drinking Milk as Teens Might Not Protect Men's Bones, Study Suggests November 19, 2013

Instead, research found boys who consumed more milk had higher risk of hip fractures as adults

Timely Surgery Tied to Better Outcomes After Hip Fracture November 18, 2013

Small study looked at death rates, major complications

Exercise May Help Breast Cancer Survivors Battle Bone Loss November 08, 2013

Aerobics and strength training known to counter bone loss in older women, researchers say

For Children of Teen Parents, Most Injuries Due to Falls: Study November 07, 2013

ER records suggest efforts should be made to teach better supervision skills to young parents, researcher says

Little Benefit Seen in Repeat Bone-Density Testing September 24, 2013

Older adults without osteoporosis could wait longer between screenings, study suggests

Vitamin D Deficiency Often Seen in Traumatic Bone Breaks September 13, 2013

Low levels common in adult patients of all ages, study finds

Ruling Out Unneeded Ankle X-Rays for Kids August 12, 2013

Applying simple rule for low-risk injuries helped ER docs cut use by 22 percent

Health Tip: Signs That You Have a Broken Hip July 24, 2013

Including extreme pain

Tips to Prevent Serious Lawn Mower Injuries in Kids July 20, 2013

Having family member nearby isn't enough, expert warns

Development of New Diabetes Drug Halted by Maker July 10, 2013

Failure of aleglitazar might affect FDA deliberations on whether to ease restrictions on similar drug Avandia

Baseballs, Softballs Often to Blame for Kids' Facial Fractures July 06, 2013

Errant catches can lead to serious trauma, study found

Women With Lupus Seem at Higher Risk for Hip Fractures July 04, 2013

Study followed nearly 15,000 patients for 6 years

As Cheerleading Evolves, Injuries Mount June 28, 2013

Experts say it's a competitive sport whose athletes need better protection

Women on Hormone Therapy May Benefit From Extra Calcium, Vitamin D June 26, 2013

Study found hip fracture rate was 57 percent lower in those also taking supplements

Steroid Injections for Back Pain Linked to Spinal Fracture Risk June 14, 2013

Study of older adults doesn't prove that steroids are to blame, but experts advise caution

Fit Kids May Dodge Fractures in Old Age March 25, 2013

Regular exercise linked to increases in peak bone mass, study says

Fewer Kids Getting Hurt in Most Sports, Study Finds March 19, 2013

However, football and soccer injuries have risen over past decade

Certain Sleep Aids May Raise Hip Fracture Risk in Nursing Homes: Study March 04, 2013

List includes common drugs such as Lunesta and Ambien, researchers say

Healthy Older Women Advised Against Taking Calcium February 25, 2013

U.S government experts found no evidence that calcium, vitamin D supplements help prevent fractures

Health Tip: Care for Your Cast February 06, 2013

Wrap it in plastic when you shower

Fractures Take High Toll on High School Athletes December 04, 2012

Study found most of these injuries from boys' contact sports, girls' lacrosse

Health Tip: Limit Swelling While Wearing a Cast November 30, 2012

Keep the limb elevated

Symptoms of Ankle Fracture October 26, 2012

Among them are bruising and swelling

Low Calcium Linked to Hormone Condition in Women October 19, 2012

Lowest levels may raise risk of overactive parathyroid glands, which can weaken bones, study says

Child Abuse Injuries Have Risen, Study Finds October 01, 2012

Child protective agencies reported decline, but hospital data tell a different story

Explosions Are Main Cause of Spine Injuries in U.S. Soldiers September 21, 2012

Damage to spinal cord in 17 percent of cases among military personnel in Iraq, Afghanistan

Teen Girls Need Bone Health Advice to Stave Off Osteoporosis August 24, 2012

Experts update guidelines on screening, prevention for women of all ages

Health Tip: If You've Broken a Toe July 27, 2012

Visit your doctor, pronto

Kids' Track Injuries Surge in US July 10, 2012

As participation grows, accident rate poses a hurdle

Higher Doses of Vitamin D Prevent Fractures in Older Women July 05, 2012

But evidence review found less than 800 IUs a day didn't seem to make a difference

Young Men Taking HIV Meds May Be at Risk for Bone Loss June 22, 2012

Exercising, quitting smoking and taking vitamin D can help, researchers say

Vitamin D Plus Calcium May Extend Life June 15, 2012

But analysis doesn't pinpoint the reasons why

Young Kids With Hip, Thigh Fractures Heal Well With Single-Leg Casts June 13, 2012

Study found healing equal to double-leg casts, with easier caregiving for parents

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