Latest Osteology Stories

2010-12-13 07:30:00

WARSAW, Ind., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc.

2010-11-04 17:53:43

The adult human skeleton undergoes constant remodeling, with new bone forming at sites that have been broken down by a precise process called resorption.

2010-10-25 13:23:26

A daily dose of whole body vibration may help reduce the usual bone density loss that occurs with age.

2010-10-22 19:39:59

With a failure rate as high as 50 percent, bone tissue grafts pose a significant obstacle to orthopedic surgeons attempting to repair complex fractures or large areas of bone loss, such as those often caused by trauma and cancer.

2010-10-19 08:47:35

A new study shows that women with high T-scores don’t need screening every two years, but at least every ten years.

2010-10-15 08:10:41

A new virtual bone biopsy may be a key tool to identify future bone problems for men with prostate cancer.

2010-10-15 08:07:42

A simple ultrasound can speed up the healing of fractures.

2010-10-11 08:43:00

PITTSBURGH Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- October 20 is World Osteoporosis Day. Most people know that osteoporosis is a condition that affects many older women. Though osteoporosis isn't as common in men -- because most men have naturally larger and stronger bones -- they can get it, too.

2010-10-08 14:54:32

Ultrasound can speed the healing of fractures.

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