News tagged with bone fracture

Study looks at getting stroke patients back on their feet

Home-based physical therapy to improve the strength and balance of stroke survivors works about as well to get them walking again as treadmill training done in a physical therapy lab, according to the results of a study presented ...

dateFeb 11, 2011 in Health
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Painful hip fractures strike breast cancer survivors

A hip fracture is not common in a 54-year-old woman, unless she is a 54-year-old breast cancer survivor, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study. Researchers found that a combination of early menopause due to breast ...

dateFeb 02, 2011 in Cancer
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New imaging technology predicts fracture risk

( -- A new method for identifying which bones have a high risk of fracture, and for monitoring the effectiveness of new bone-strengthening drugs and techniques, has been developed by scientists at the University ...

dateOct 27, 2010 in Medical research
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