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Cement injections linked to osteoporosis

... been looking at the effect of a new treatment for vertebral fractures in 90 elderly patients with osteoporosis...t the technique may be extended towards preventing vertebral fractures in the future. The cement can provide support for weakened vertebrae before they actually ...

Keys to good bone health

... jarring of the spine and can increase the risk of vertebral fractures. Resistance exercises are also part of a good osteoporosis prevention program, and should be performed two to three times per week. They strengthen the muscles and stimulate the bones to grow stronger. Exercising with weights or resistanc...

Spine Surgeries becoming less painful

...d an endoscope (a 2mm camera) is inserted into the vertebral column to free the spinal cord of pressure created due to extended discs and enlarged bones. The advantages of the system as stated by Dr. Amit Jhala of Chirayu Hospital in Ahmedabad are that there is less tissue damage and lesser blood loss and th...

Drug Found Effective In Reducing Vertebral Fractures In Women

...appears to be effective in reducing the risk for a vertebral fracture, according to new research. The study als...drug can reduce the risk of breaking a bone in the vertebral column by 49 percent. Researchers in France conducted a larger study to compare the drug to placeb...

Reducing Vertebral Fractures In Women

...appears to be effective in reducing the risk for a vertebral fracture, according to new research. The study als...drug can reduce the risk of breaking a bone in the vertebral column by 49 percent. Researchers in France conducted a larger study to compare the drug to placeb...

Bone fracture risk reduced by drug

... drug alendronate (Fosamax) can reduce the risk of vertebral bone fractures in women with low bone mass // but ... while the other half took a placebo. The risk of vertebral fracture was significantly reduced in the women who took alendronate compared to the placebo group. ...

Osteoporosis may be treated with strontium ranelate

...ad shown the drug to be effective in treating both vertebral and non-vertebral fractures that happen in osteoporosis. In the treatment, strontium, the natural trace mineral that is present in the bones is simply returned to the bodies with the drug administration. The drug had showed good tolerance in the clin...

The Benefits of Strontium in the treatment for Osteoporosis Questioned

...studies have shown its efficacy at preventing both vertebral and non-vertebral fractures, including hip fractures in older women. Strontium ranelate was well tolerated in these trials and the most common side effects reported were nausea and diarrhea. Strontium ranelate is composed of two atoms of stable stro...

Calcium-Vitamin D Combo For Reduced Fracture Risk

...n Europe and North America over the age of 75 have vertebral fractures.The findings of this review apply only to patients who live in nursing homes or residential care facilities. “It remains unclear whether the results can be generalized to other health and social care systems,” the authors write. Osteoporos...

Will you be willing to patch up your vertebrae with cement?

...n because of the increased possibility of adjacent vertebral fractures. Kyphoplasty, another form of treatment is becoming increasingly popular and involves inserting a balloon into the vertebra and inflating it to restore the bone's shape before injecting cement. A number of questions regarding these tw...

Drugs Used In Osteoporosis Can Help Prevent Periodontal Bone Loss

...t the bisphosphonate is helping to prevent hip and vertebral fractures, the medications also prevent the loss of bone in the jaws--the bones which support the teeth. With a close link established between osteoporosis and periodontal disease, similar treatment and management of the disease might minimize tooth ...

Improved cure and activity level seen among patients treated by Vertebroplasty.

...n light of the wide practice of vertebroplasty for vertebral compression fractures, a study using a top-caliber back pain measurement tool like the RDQ was critical, especially in light of the often subjective nature of pain reporting by different patients. "It's hard to remember your pain. Also, it's hard t...

Height Loss Determines Risk Of Vertebral Fractures And Bone Disease

...ent height), then it more likely to be a result of vertebral fractures (60%). In this case, radiological examin...difficulty in doing this, there is a 60% chance of vertebral fractures. Alternatively, the patient can be made to stand naturally (heels paced against the wall)....

Mystery behind the Formation of Vertebral Precursors Unraveled

...sed in a cyclic manner during the formation of the vertebral precursors in the mouse and chick embryo. The f..., the mechanism that controls the formation of the vertebral column. Researchers are trying to understand the mechanism behind the slow and meticulous formati...

New Device Developed For Treating Cervical Spondylitis

... Medical University (KGMU), has developed a unique vertebral drill that he says will save patients from the complicated and painful procedures practised so far. The central commerce ministry has awarded a patent for the instrument, which facilitates a small hole near the neck to correct a prolapsed disk or p...

Treat Spondylitis With Keyhole Surgery

...eorge's Medical University (KGMU), has developed a vertebral drill that he says will save patients from the complicated and painful open gold standard procedures. The central commerce ministry has awarded a patent for the instrument, which facilitates a small hole near the neck to correct a prolapsed disk or ...

Stem of Hope: Stem Cell Research Acquires a Brittle Star As A model

...m cells with the capacity to probe into human and vertebral research, without having to bother about ethical issues. Amphiura filiformis, or the brittle star, is a lot like the starfish and can grow back the lost arms in a few weeks. Sam Dupont and Mike Thorndyke are presenting their latest work on stem ce...

Novel Technique To Revolutionize Treatment Of Spinal Tumors

...ry a higher risk of bone cement leaking out of the vertebral body into the spinal canal, potentially leading to paralysis. Wong removed the tumor prior to vertebroplasty on 28 patients using the plasma-mediated procedure commonly known as the ‘Coblation SpineWand.’ Following the partial removal of the tumor,...

Smoking Increases Osteoporosis Risk

...d with weak bones and almost a twofold increase in vertebral fracture incidence,’ said Mellstr?m, who presented...eck and back spine in over 1,300 men to screen for vertebral fractures--these fractures are often asymptomatic and go undetected. They found that nearly 17 perce...

Risks/Benefits of Osteoporosis Drug Use in Postmenopausal Women

The drug may help prevent breast cancer and vertebral fractures, but raise the risk of blood clots and f...iven raloxifene therapy had a reduced incidence of vertebral fractures and breast cancer, but an increased incidence of blood clots and fatal strokes. The multi-...

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