Navigation Links
Consequences Of Smoking On Fractures & Ligament Injuries

Two studies associated with smoking have resulted in delayed healing in mice. It is quite shocking to know that over 8.6 million illnesses //in U.S., having harmful effects on variety of orthopedic conditions are reported annually due to Cigarette Smoking. Studies have proved that the toxins contained in cigarette can undermine fracture and ligament repairs following injuries. In addition, smokers are highly prone to hip fractures, healing problems, bone infections and soft tissue wound healing.

Two new studies, funded by the National Institutes of Health and the National Football League Charities, examined the effects of smoking on fractures and ligament healing in mice and found that healing of both types of injury was delayed. The studies are published in the December 2006 issue of the Journal of Orthopaedic Research (http://www.interscience.wiley.com/
journal/jor), the official journal of the Orthopaedic Research Society.

Led by Hossam B. El-Zawawy of the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO the first study involved 35 mice divided into a smoking group, which was exposed to cigarette smoke 6 days per week for a month, and a control group. Surgery was performed on all the mice to achieve a simple fracture. Researchers used type II collagen expression as a marker of cartilage formation (chondrogenesis) during healing. They found that smoking delayed fracture healing and that it began at the early stages of the healing process, although over time it did not inhibit normal healing. Specifically, they were able to show that there was a delay in the development of mature cartilage cells in the mice exposed to cigarette smoke. This was the first study to analyze the molecular and cellular mechanisms of fracture healing in mice exposed to smoke.

The authors note that while the study shows a clear relationship between smoking and cartilage formation, smoking probably has other effects on fracture healing, which sho
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. The Consequences Of Stopping Physical Activity
2. WHO Steps Up To Create A Public Awareness About The Consequences Of Exposure To Radon
3. Risk Attitudes And Consequences Of College Drinking
4. More Women Opting for Caesarean, Unaware of Consequences
5. New hope on the Horizon for People Wishing to Quit Smoking
6. Cancers of Colon & Rectum linked to Cigarette Smoking
7. Smoking a greater risk than HIV? Yes say health experts!!!!
8. Kick Smoking with Nicotine Drink
9. Smoking spreads Cancer
10. Prescription Drug - Helps People Stop Smoking
11. Quit Smoking
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Consequences Smoking Fractures Ligament Injuries

(Date:11/23/2014)... BambooFlooringChina.com , the world’s leader in bamboo flooring, has ... collection. Now, the business is announcing big discounts on ... is valid until Dec. 20, 2014. , The new click ... surface, which makes it very easy to maintain. As one ... to make its website the best shopping platform for people ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... Sc (PRWEB) November 23, 2014 A ... opened its doors in the downtown Greenville area. Dr. ... Downtown Greenville , decided to open her own clinic ... amazing results with the patients. , AlignLife believes ... proper tools. With a focus on chiropractic care and ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... 2014 Recently, UWDress.com, a successful wedding dress ... guest attire in order to prepare for the wedding ... to 70% off. , UWDress.com is a reliable company ... beautiful, especially the new items -- formal wedding guest attire. ... current market, including superstar and princess. As one of the ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... BambooFlooringChina.com is a famous brand ... released its new collection of bamboo mats ; the ... 29% off. , According to the sales manager ... making it a highly renewable resource. Their bamboo mats are ... color which comes from natural bamboo with caramel bamboo strips. ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... 22, 2014 “Due to my knee replacement ... from Gurnee, Ill. “While using the ice grip attachment, I ... thought there needed to be a safer way to prevent ... BLOCK. , The SPIKE BLOCK offers added safety and stability ... help to reduce injuries and damage associated with traditional spiked ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Click Strand Woven Bamboo Flooring From Famous Bamboo Flooring Company BambooFlooringChina.com 2Health News:AlignLife of Downtown Greenville is Now Open and Accepting New Patients 2Health News:Formal Wedding Guest Attire Added to UWDress.com 2Health News:Trendy Bamboo Mats Online Now By BambooFlooringChina.com 2
... ... Trends , ... CA (PRWEB) June 3, 2009 -- Changing global health is challenging health professionals everywhere ... for health and human services professionals to network and collaborate with colleagues from across ...
... HAE:TSX, Haemacure Completes US$2.5 Million ... 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Haemacure Corporation (TSX:HAE), a Montreal-based specialty ... (NASDAQ: ANPI , TSX:ANP) have today closed a ... a minimum amount of US$2.5 million. The loan was ...
... Home for Life Solutions(TM) and Tunstall Healthcare A/S ... "Telehealth Pilot Project." The one-year Pilot Project will evaluate ... technology and products in the retirement community market and ... of the telehealth system. , , "The goal ...
... test kit could be coming to a pharmacy near you, ... Florida chemist and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Orlando researchers. ... Baker and Jimmie Colon teamed up about 18 months ago ... effective, inexpensive test to screen for prostate cancer that would ...
... Football Hall-of-Famer Mike Ditka, one of the most popular figures ... of this month,s episode of Sharing Miracles -- ... and inspirational stories of real patients. Sharing Miracles ... nationwide. Known for his flamboyant style, "Da Coach" is ...
... Industry veteran to lead next stage of growth and innovation ... Click4Care, provider of the industry-leading care management software suite, today ... will focus on guiding the company through the next phase ... two years. , , In addition to leading Click4Care, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:ESRI Health GIS Conference to Feature Speakers Innovating Health Care 2Health News:ESRI Health GIS Conference to Feature Speakers Innovating Health Care 3Health News:ESRI Health GIS Conference to Feature Speakers Innovating Health Care 4Health News:Haemacure and Angiotech Enter License, Distribution and Supply Agreements for Haemacure's All-Human Fibrin Sealant and Thrombin Products 2Health News:Haemacure and Angiotech Enter License, Distribution and Supply Agreements for Haemacure's All-Human Fibrin Sealant and Thrombin Products 3Health News:Haemacure and Angiotech Enter License, Distribution and Supply Agreements for Haemacure's All-Human Fibrin Sealant and Thrombin Products 4Health News:New Telehealth Pilot Project to Evaluate Technology Solutions for U.S. Market 2Health News:Effective over-the-counter prostate cancer test kit likely in next few years 2Health News:'Sharing Miracles' Television Program to Feature Super Bowl Winner, Hall-of-Famer Mike Ditka 2Health News:'Sharing Miracles' Television Program to Feature Super Bowl Winner, Hall-of-Famer Mike Ditka 3Health News:'Sharing Miracles' Television Program to Feature Super Bowl Winner, Hall-of-Famer Mike Ditka 4Health News:'Sharing Miracles' Television Program to Feature Super Bowl Winner, Hall-of-Famer Mike Ditka 5Health News:'Sharing Miracles' Television Program to Feature Super Bowl Winner, Hall-of-Famer Mike Ditka 6Health News:'Sharing Miracles' Television Program to Feature Super Bowl Winner, Hall-of-Famer Mike Ditka 7Health News:'Sharing Miracles' Television Program to Feature Super Bowl Winner, Hall-of-Famer Mike Ditka 8Health News:Click4Care(R) Announces Appointment of Rob Gillette as CEO 2
(Date:11/21/2014)... Nov. 21, 2014 In September 2014, the ... carried out a new product development plan that started ... "limited edition" lab coat , aptly named "Vera ... surgery in the world. The new women,s designer lab ... with a sleek envelope collar, vertical princess and high ...
(Date:11/21/2014)...  World Hemp Oil, an importer of oil extracted ... now offering legal, organic oil with high CBD (cannabidiol) ... in medical marijuana states. People suffering from epileptic seizures ... MS, and spinal cord injury, no longer have to ... CBD Oil Is legal in all states. ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... CITY, Calif. , Nov. 21, 2014  Abaxis, ... company manufacturing point-of-care instruments and consumables for the medical, ... services to the veterinary and research markets in ... completion of a stock purchase agreement to acquire 100% ... United Kingdom based distribution organization. The transaction ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Medelita Introduces Medical Industry's First Limited Edition Women's Designer Lab Coat 2New CBD Oil From Industrial Hemp is Comparable to Charlotte's Web, Legal In All 50 States 2New CBD Oil From Industrial Hemp is Comparable to Charlotte's Web, Legal In All 50 States 3Abaxis Acquires UK-based Distribution Organization 2Abaxis Acquires UK-based Distribution Organization 3Abaxis Acquires UK-based Distribution Organization 4
... Mass., May 16 BioVex Inc, a biotechnology,company ... announced today that the abstract describing the interim ... GM-CSF in advanced metastatic,melanoma is now available at ... at http://www.asco.org . A summary of the ...
... a Small Molecule with ... Demonstrated Therapeutic Activity, SAN CARLOS, Calif., May ... today from a Phase 1,study of NKTR- 102, PEGylated irinotecan. ... tumors. The study,also demonstrates that Nektar,s small molecule PEGylation technology,produced ...
Cached Medicine Technology:BioVex to Report Phase II Clinical Trial Results of OncoVEX GM-CSF in Metastatic Melanoma at the 2008 American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting 2BioVex to Report Phase II Clinical Trial Results of OncoVEX GM-CSF in Metastatic Melanoma at the 2008 American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting 3Significant Anti-Tumor Activity of NKTR-102 in Patients With Refractory Solid Tumors; Interim Data Published in ASCO 2008 Proceedings 2Significant Anti-Tumor Activity of NKTR-102 in Patients With Refractory Solid Tumors; Interim Data Published in ASCO 2008 Proceedings 3Significant Anti-Tumor Activity of NKTR-102 in Patients With Refractory Solid Tumors; Interim Data Published in ASCO 2008 Proceedings 4Significant Anti-Tumor Activity of NKTR-102 in Patients With Refractory Solid Tumors; Interim Data Published in ASCO 2008 Proceedings 5
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: