Exercise Might Ease Joint Pain Caused by Breast Cancer Drugs
THURSDAY, Dec. 12, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise might help breast cancer survivors relieve the joint pain that is a side effect of their medications, researchers say.
Vitamin D Supplements Won't Help Prevent Disease: Review
THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Low levels of vitamin D have been implicated as a potential cause of diseases ranging from cancer to diabetes. Now an extensive review suggests it's really the other way around: Low levels of the "sunshine vitamin" are more likely a consequence -- not a cause -- of illness.
Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients See Big Boost in Quality of Life
TUESDAY, Dec. 3, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Rheumatoid arthritis patients can generally look forward to a much better quality of life today than they did 20 years ago, new research suggests.
Nail-Gun Injuries on the Rise Among Construction Workers
SATURDAY, Nov. 23, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Nail-gun injuries are on the rise, and young, male construction workers are at greatest risk, according to a new study from Australia.
Drinking Milk as Teens Might Not Protect Men's Bones, Study Suggests
TUESDAY, Nov. 19, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Boys who drink more milk during their teenage years might not see any drop in their risk for hip fractures as adults, new research suggests. Just the opposite: Their risk actually might rise.
Timely Surgery Tied to Better Outcomes After Hip Fracture
MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Having surgery as soon as possible after a hip fracture may reduce the risk of complications and death, a small new study suggests.
Bone Doctors May Miss Signs of Domestic Abuse, Survey Finds
FRIDAY, Nov. 15, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Only about one-quarter of orthopedic trauma surgeons have the training needed to recognize broken bones caused by domestic abuse, according to new research.
Obesity Is Driving Surge in Knee Replacements, Study Finds
TUESDAY, Nov. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Rising rates of obesity among people younger than 65 may be the main reason for the rapidly increasing number of knee replacements in the United States, according to a new study.
Exercise May Help Breast Cancer Survivors Battle Bone Loss
FRIDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Aerobics and strength-training exercises may help reduce bone loss and the risk of fractures in breast cancer survivors, a new study suggests.
For Children of Teen Parents, Most Injuries Due to Falls: Study
THURSDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Falls are the most common cause of injuries suffered by children of teen parents, a new study finds.