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Infertility may result from bone fragments

...note that any fetus at least 12 weeks old can have bony tissues. In previous studies, they say, virtually all women who had such fragments removed were able to get pregnant soon afterward....

New Insight In Periodontal Disease In Postmenopausal Women

...lar Bone - This is also called the jawbone and the bony structure that supports the teeth. Periodontal ligaments - These are set of connective tissues that connect the root with the jawbone and keep the tooth hinged to its proper position. Periodontal Disease: This happens when bacteria infect the gu...

Scientists use plastic to help body make new bone!!!!

...racture site and this helps to glue your fractured bony parts and helps you walk in a week and also helps ...tages of cancer. If this breakthrough can heal the bony defects sooner and help in regrowth of bone faster, people with cancer spreading to the bones will b...

Blood Thinners Linked To Osteoporotic Fractures

...ore had a 63 percent increased chance of suffering bony fractures. Most of the fractures observed in this group were hip fractures. "The results of the study have important implications for treatment of atrial fibrillation," Gage observed. "To maintain bone strength, elderly patients taking warfarin shoul...

UF scientists Throw light on the origin of vertebrate skeleton

...at unites us with reptiles, amphibians, sharks and bony fishes, while the lamprey skeleton was based on quite different proteins," said Martin Cohn, Ph.D., a developmental biologist and associate professor with the UF departments of zoology and anatomy and cell biology. "Knowing that lampreys also use col...

New Drug For Treating Chronic Shoulder Pain

...ria, as well as an MRI to diagnose soft tissue and bony pathology or a tear in the rotator cuff. The 602 patients who comprised the study population were broken up into three groups. One group received five injections of the drug over six months. A second group received three injections, followed by two...

Intractable Seizures Can Be Handled By A Three-Stage Brain Operation, Neurosurgeon

...n itself, which requires removing a portion of the bony cranium and cutting through the dura mater, the tough fibrous tissue covering the brain. The implanted grid of electrodes, attached to an EEG machine, is used to continuously monitor seizure activity over several days, providing a map for the surgeon...

Study Offers Hope In Prevention Of Facial Paralysis

...behind the human ear drum. Usually the nerve has a bony covering over it that helps protect it from injury or infection, but sometimes this bony covering is missing. When this protective bone is gone, the nerve is said to be ‘dehiscent.’ Unfor...

India's Economic Boom Pack To Waste Children Life

...e threatening, when swollen limbs stick out from a bony frame (a classical sign of malnutrition) was seen. Bharat Mahale, one of the doctors treating the girl in the western state of Maharashtra, just 125 km (80 miles) from India's generous and wealthiest city, Mumbai,said she has ‘malnutrition with kw...

Bisphosphonates to Treat Multiple Myeloma

...iminating excess calcium. These drugs reduce other bony complications related to MM as well. Unfortunately, along with the positive effects of bisphosphonates comes the possibility of adverse reactions, including kidney function impairment and damage to the jaw bones termed "osteonecrosis of the jaw." "...

Twiggy Slams Ultra Thin Actresses

...ve gone on extreme diets. Their concave chests and bony arms are terrifying. "It's scary to think that normal teenagers are tempted to copy them. I'd love there to be larger models, but it's just not going to happen. Designers love to design for slim girls." Source-IANS...

Spacer Insertion May Offer Less Invasive Option for Lumbar Problems

...titanium spacer between the spinous processes (the bony wings that stick out) of two adjacent vertebrae and screws the spacer into place. The spacer is intended to keep the spine from bending too far backward, thus preventing the nerve pinching that causes pain. Since local anesthesia and intravenous seda...

Tennis Elbow is Not Caused Due to Improperly Sized Tennis Racket Grip

...e each other in the forearm and originate from the bony prominence on the outside of the elbow. Overuse, microtrauma, and failed healing in both of these muscles can result in tendonitis. Yet larger and smaller grip sizes did not affect the activity of these two muscles, the authors found. "Based on our...

More Americans Suffer from Vertebral Compression Fractures

...ssion fractures in the spine. This occurs when the bony block or vertebral body in the spine collapses, which can lead to severe pain, deformity and loss of height. While osteoporosis is the most common cause, these fractures may also be caused by trauma or metastatic tumors. “In the past, people with sev...

Recovering Pranab Mukherjee Likely to Be Discharged Tomorrow

...hest, were done Monday. "These tests ruled out any bony or internal injuries," the bulletin added. "His... nine sutures. Apart from this, there are no other bony or soft tissue injuries," the bulletin added. Chief of Army Staff Gen J.J. Singh also met the min...

Radical Idea of Implanting Tiny Electrodes to the Deaf

...eparated from auditory nerve fibers by fluid and a bony wall, is a limitation. Access to specific nerve fibers is blunted, Middlebrooks says. The effect is rather like talking to someone through a closed door.With the new intraneural stimulation procedure, that effect is eliminated, and there are other ...

Genes Associated With Limb Development is More Primitive Than Believed

...xists in some primitive form in a living primitive bony fish, the paddlefish. We found that the genetic capability seen in tetrapods to build limbs is present in even more primitive fish," said Dr. Davis. For their study, Dr Davis and his colleagues used the paddlefish as a proxy for a more primitive an...

Kate Middleton's Thin Frame Sparks Off Health Concerns

...r recent appearances Kate appeared painfully thin, bony and almost flat chested. And according to speculations, the 25-year-old's sudden weight loss is due to the strain following her split with the British royal. However, Kate has refuted these claims, saying that her abrupt weight-loss is because of...

Kate Moss Has "worryingly" Thin Legs

...time it was not stunning at all, as it exposed her bony and sinewy legs. Sun doctor Carol Cooper expressed worries that Moss, who was not accompanied by her substance addicted boyfriend Pete Doherty, is overlooking her health. "She's abnormally thin, worryingly so. You can see the outline of muscle on h...

Premature Vascular and Bone Changes Occur in COPD Patients

...nly two individuals suffered from abnormal loss of bony tissue. Also, those who had osteoporosis of the hip had a greater aortic pulse wave velocity than those without the hip problem. In an editorial on the study in the same issue of the journal, Claus Vogelmeier, M.D., and Robert Bals, M.D., of Philip...

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