Orthopedics

Experiments in mice with a bone disorder similar to that in women after menopause show that a scientifically overlooked group of cells are likely crucial to the process of bone loss caused by the...
As the Baby Boomers age, knees and hips are blowing at record rates. Surgery is a salvation for many, but in this era of cost containment, is the price tag too high?
A study of 69,000 Medicare patient records led by Johns Hopkins researchers shows that people with spine compression fractures who undergo operations to strengthen back bones with cement survive...
New research from Johns Hopkins suggests that it may not be the steroids in spinal shots that provide relief from lower back pain, but the mere introduction of any of a number of fluids, such as...
UCLA scientists who purified stem cells derived from fat tissue and used them to grow bone discovered that the new bone formed faster and was of higher quality than bone created using traditional...