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According to Reuters, a study published in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society has discovered that male smokers face a greater risk factor for osteoporosis than other males as well as female smokers. Male smokers were found to have a small but much greater risk for low bone density and more vertebral...
According to Reuters, around 10 percent of people worldwide suffer from back pain during the course of their lives, causing a major public health concern. A study published in Arthritis Care & Research looked at over 1,000 people who developed sudden back pain, seeking to determine the cause of their...
David A. Fisher, MD, director, Total Joint Center, Indiana Orthopaedic Hospital discusses which patients qualify as candidates for total knee replacement surgery. According to Fisher, progressive loss of function that impacts quality of life, along with significant x-ray changes will often qualify a...