Navigation Links
Genes May Help Drive Rotator Cuff Injury
Date:2/25/2009

ile rotator cuff tears can strike anyone following a traumatic injury, most develop among men and women over the age 40 after years of repetitive stress or overuse take their toll on the relevant muscles. Weakness and/or pain when lowering or lifting the arm could be a sign of a tear, the AAOS warns.

Rotator cuff trouble may be especially problematic for the disabled, according to a second study also expected to be presented at the AAOS meeting. Researchers led by Dr. Michael Akbar of the University of Heidelberg, Germany, found evidence of rotator cuff injury in almost half of wheelchair-bound paraplegic patients, with the risk of such injuries rising 5 percent for each year of wheelchair dependency.

In the study by Tashjian and Cannon-Albright, the researchers sifted through the Utah Population Database (UPD), which pairs health data with genealogical records concerning millions of Utah residents.

"The people who grow up in Utah tend to stay here," Tashjian noted, and the data "often contains information on three, four, or even five generations of any one family."

The study authors found that the risk for developing rotator cuff disease was "significantly elevated" among men and women related to rotator cuff patients by first or second degree.

In particular, for those under the age of 40, a "significantly elevated" risk existed if relatives, even very distant ones, had experienced a rotator cuff injury.

This all points to a genetic predisposition to rotator cuff problems, the researchers said.

"A lot of things could contribute to the onset of rotator cuff disease, but I think this shows that patients are probably predisposed or not predisposed to developing it," Tashjian said. "And at some point in the future, if we could isolate a gene or combination of genes that account for this predisposition, maybe those people who have it can engage in certain exercises or take certain precautions to preve
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Genes That Control Bodys Salt Levels Are Identified
2. Empathy Might Be in the Genes
3. Genes Help Cancer-Linked Viruses Elude Immune System
4. 2 Genes Implicated in Autism
5. Genesis Successfully Defends Multi-Million Dollar Arbitration Filed by CRG and CRGP; Related Parties Withdraw Remaining Demands for Arbitration Against Genesis
6. Genesis Pharmaceuticals Successfully Defends Itself in a Multi-Million Dollar Arbitration, Two Other Arbitration Proceedings Against Genesis are Withdrawn
7. New genes involved in acute lymphoblastic leukemia play fundamental role in prognosis of the disease
8. Angiogenesis linked to poor survival in patients with rare type of ovarian cancer
9. Penn study finds link between Parkinsons disease genes and manganese poisoning
10. Genesis Pharmaceuticals Enters Into Agreement to Purchase Hongrui Pharmaceuticals, and Acquire 22 New Traditional Chinese Medicines
11. Cardiogenesis Announces Successful Educational Symposium at Society of Thoracic Surgeons Meeting in San Francisco
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Genes May Help Drive Rotator Cuff Injury
(Date:5/30/2015)... May 30, 2015 You've probably heard that ... and hearing loss. However, have you found a better way ... Olathe, Kan., have exactly what you need. , They developed ... build-up; dirt and dead, dry skin from the ears. What's ... swabs or anything on the market today for children and ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... The results of a 40+ year study in ... to cause mesothelioma, regardless of the volume of exposure. ... Surviving Mesothelioma website. , The study conducted by ... found that, among the 138 cases of mesothelioma that ... of them happened at plants that had, at some ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... 30, 2015 ProIntro Magnify contains 30 self-animating ... animations. Instantly add an elegant opening title to any ... range of clean design layouts. ProIntro Magnify is created exclusively ... extremely easy to use. Simply drag a preset into the ... and parameters in the Inspector window then watch as ProIntro ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... At 73 years old, Lynn Kendall ... which she attributes to a lifetime of being health-conscious. She ... the release of her new book titled “ Cook for ... for Health and Longevity” features a collection of recipes and ... food . It is designed to encourage a lifestyle of ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2015 ... today that she is offering a free analysis and ... The offer coincides with Disability Awareness Month, which was ... Industry members across the United States such as Polk ... to raise awareness about the possibility of disability, as ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Improved Ear Hygiene Tool Invented by InventHelp Clients (KSC-952) 2Health News:New Study Finds Close Link Between Crocidolite Asbestos and Deadly Mesothelioma, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:Announcing the release of ProIntro Magnify from Pixel Film Studios. 2Health News:Lynn Kendall Shows How to ‘Cook for Health and Longevity’ 2Health News:Lynn Kendall Shows How to ‘Cook for Health and Longevity’ 3Health News:San Luis Obispo Insurance Agent Susan Polk Offering Complementary Insurance Analysis In Honor Of Disability Awareness Month 2
... MAKO Surgical Corp., a,developer of minimally invasive, ... that Frederic H. Moll, M.D.,has been named to ... Dr. Moll has over 20 years experience ... Hansen Medical Inc. in September 2002 and,currently serves ...
... Sept. 14 NNN Healthcare/Office REIT,Inc. has acquired ... closed on September 10, 2007. 2750 Monroe ... 106,000 square feet, as well as an accessory ... square feet, on a 10.5-acre parcel,in the Valley ...
... is a,Statement by Oscar S. Wyatt, Jr.: "I,ve seen some press reports about candidates for ... funds received from me, please return them in the form of a,donation to the DeBakey Medical ... ... ...
... AMERIGROUP,Corporation (NYSE: AGP ) will host an Investor ... held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York ... management team,beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The ... of,AMERIGROUP,s National Advisory Board on Improving Healthcare Services for,Seniors ...
... following is a,statement by Mike Leavitt, Secretary of Health ... Rich McKeown, returns to Beijing as the,head of a ... my,Department, to begin formal negotiations on two binding Agreements ... of food and feed, and one on,the safety of ...
... PRGO ; TASE) today announced that President and CEO, ... a review of the Company,business for the financial community ... in New York. The meeting will be made ... or by phone at 866-383-5538, participant,code 10972. Presentations ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:MAKO Surgical Corp. Names Frederic H. Moll, M.D. to Board of Directors 2Health News:NNN Healthcare/Office REIT Acquires 2750 Monroe Boulevard in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania 2Health News:NNN Healthcare/Office REIT Acquires 2750 Monroe Boulevard in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania 3Health News:AMERIGROUP Corporation to Host Investor Day 2Health News:Perrigo Company to Host Analyst Meeting on September 18, 2007 2
(Date:5/29/2015)... Fla. , May 29, 2015  Excite Medical ... in 2007.  Over the years, Excite Medical, under the ... be an enduring company, with a solid track record ... and growing client and distributor base.  ... success of Excite Medical has been possible, in large ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... , May 29, 2015 Actinobac Biomed, ... originally funded with investments from Foundation Venture Capital Group ... Bio International 2015 as part of the Start-Up Stadium ... FVCG President James M. Golubieski . ... biotechnology industry, will be held in Philadelphia ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... CANOGA PARK, Calif. , May 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... practices with 1-5 physicians ranks Praxis EMR as #1 ... -based Black Book Market Research LLC conducts a poll ... Satisfaction Survey with the results.    ... satisfaction rating of the 18 performance based criteria used ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Foundation Venture Capital Group Portfolio Companies to be Highlighted at Bio International in June 2Foundation Venture Capital Group Portfolio Companies to be Highlighted at Bio International in June 3Praxis EMR Ranks #1 for Physician Satisfaction in Black Book's 2015 Survey of Solo and Small Practices 2
... 13 BioMarin,Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq and SWX: BMRN) ... and distribution partner in Japan, has,submitted a Biologics ... Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. "We ... bring the first drug,treatment option to MPS VI ...
... Immtech Pharmaceuticals,Inc. (Amex: IMM ) commented ... Research by a group of researchers at the ... inhibit a key enzyme involved in the DNA,repair ... metabolite (DB75),of Immtech,s proprietary, orally bioavailable prodrug, pafuramidine. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:BioMarin Partner AnGes MG, Inc. Submits BLA to Japanese Ministry of Health 2BioMarin Partner AnGes MG, Inc. Submits BLA to Japanese Ministry of Health 3BioMarin Partner AnGes MG, Inc. Submits BLA to Japanese Ministry of Health 4Furamidine Found to Inhibit a Key Enzyme Involved in Cancer Cell DNA Repair Mechanisms 2Furamidine Found to Inhibit a Key Enzyme Involved in Cancer Cell DNA Repair Mechanisms 3
... of America is the largest, ... lab network in the United ... Crizal coating centers, Essilor offers ... premium quality on the best-selling ...
Bambi database allows images, analytical results, and eyebank or clinical information to be stored in an easy-to-access database. In most cases, the analytical results from any of our analysis progra...
This computerized retail software is aimed for opticians/optometrists, optical chains/1 hr superstores, optical HMOs, and ophthalmology groups....
... SDS Recall marketing software enables the efficient ... The module also has many built-in time ... auto capitalization of name fields and numerous ... and accurate data input. The pre-defined options ...
Medicine Products: