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In-Patient Rehab Not Always Needed After New Knee

Patients who choose at-home physical therapy instead of in-patient rehabilitation after knee replacement surgery do just as well when it comes to complications, long-term pain management and movement recovery, new research indicates.
Second 'Tommy John' Surgery Is No Win for Pitchers

Having a second elbow ligament reconstruction surgery appears to lower professional baseball pitchers' performance and shorten their careers, a new study finds.
More Middle-Aged Americans Are Getting Hips Replaced

More and more middle-aged Americans are replacing their hips damaged by severe arthritis -- a surgery that used to be largely reserved for elderly people, a new study reports.
Exercise, But Not Vitamin D, Cuts Injuries From Falls in Older Women: Study

Neither routine exercise nor vitamin D supplementation does anything to lower the overall risk for accidental falls among older women, a new Finnish study says.
Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women

The risk of broken bones increases with both weight gain and loss in older women, according to a new study.
Knee Pain While Using Stairs May Be First Sign of Arthritis

Having knee pain while using the stairs may be an early sign of arthritis, a new study suggests.
Falls on the Rise Among U.S. Seniors

For American seniors, a fall can have disabling or even fatal consequences. And a new study finds that the rate of older people who suffer a fall is actually on the rise.
Life Satisfaction Linked to Bone Health in Older Women

Older women who are satisfied with their lives may have better bone health, a new Finnish study suggests.
Health Tip: Get Weight-Bearing Exercise

There's a recipe for good bone health, and it includes getting plenty of calcium, vitamin D and weight-bearing exercise.
Bone Drugs May Protect Against Endometrial Cancer

Bisphosphonates, which are drugs that treat bone loss, may lower the risk of endometrial cancer, new research suggests.

 

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