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Study shows dried plums provide protection from bone loss due to radiation

Study shows dried plums provide protection from bone loss due to radiation Nancy Turner, a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist in College Station, was one of a team of researchers

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Statins not associated with tendon ruptures

Statins not associated with tendon ruptures Statin use is not associated with tendon rupture, and one type may actually reduce the risk of tendinopathy, according to a systematic review published

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Link between stress fracture injuries and genes found

Link between stress fracture injuries and genes found In a paper published in Purinergic Signalling, The Official Journal of the International Purine Club University of Liverpool researchers have successfully identified

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Risk of breaking a bone in childhood depends on where you live in the UK

Risk of breaking a bone in childhood depends on where you live in the UK The risk of a child breaking a bone can depend upon their ethnicity and where

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New imaging technique could reduce need for amputation

New imaging technique could reduce need for amputation A new imaging technique could reduce the need for amputation in patients with critical limb ischemia, according to a study published in

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20 May 2016 – The international orthopaedic and trauma symposium, Glasgow

20 May 2016 – The international orthopaedic and trauma symposium, Glasgow The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow is delighted to announce the second International Orthopaedic and Trauma

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8-10 June 2016 – Africa Health 2016, South Africa

8-10 June 2016 – Africa Health 2016, South Africa After the resounding success of Africa Health 2015, the sixth edition will return 8 -10 June 2016 at the Gallagher Centre, Johannesburg.

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Virtual bone biopsy helps identify why people with diabetes are at risk of bone fractures

Virtual bone biopsy helps identify why people with diabetes are at risk of bone fractures A Southampton study using high resolution imaging to create a “virtual bone biopsy” has shed

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Cartilage studies shed light on ‘microdomains’ and pave way to better treatment options

Cartilage studies shed light on ‘microdomains’ and pave way to better treatment options Injury and degeneration of fibro-cartilaginous tissues, such as the knee meniscus and the intervertebral disc, have significant

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New work on knee cartilage structure to aid better replacements and injury treatments

New work on knee cartilage structure to aid better replacements and injury treatments Fibrocartilage tissue in the knee is comprised of a more varied molecular structure than researchers previously appreciated,