Astronauts on International Space Station lose alarming amounts of hipbone strength
Irvine, Calif., Jan. 26, 2009 Astronauts spending months in space lose significant bone strength, making them increasingly at risk for fractures later in life.
UC Irvine and UC San Francisco led a study evaluating 13 astronauts who spent four to six months on the International Space Station an...
Hipbone Replaced in an Aged Woman in India
...or a 97-year-old woman.//
Shakunthala Devi had slipped and broken her hipbone
in a village in Kangra valley, 220 km from here, last month. Though her age...cal College, 200 km from here.
"The surgery lasted 90 minutes and the hipbone
was replaced with the help of bipolar technique," he added. Source-IANS P...
Second-hand Smoke Could Increase The Risk Of Osteoporosis In Pre-menstrual Women
...searchers, was conducted on 14,000 men, pre and post-menopausal women in rural China. They explained that they had measured the mineral density of the hipbone
and had taken on the history of non-spine fractures and their history of smoking.
The researchers explained that they found that living with one ...