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Gene Therapy Might Someday Mend Badly Broken Bones

May 17, 2017. 2:00 PM EST. Animal experiments suggest this may be a potential alternative to bone grafts, researchers say By Amy Norton
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Chiropractors Not Magicians When It Comes to Chronic Back Pain

April 11, 2017 Review suggests there's no quick fix for this common ailment, with only modest relief seen in most cases

Music May Soothe the ‘Savage Beast’ of Post-Op Pain

April 07, 2017 Live tunes, singing and rhythmic drumming appeared to help ease discomfort after back surgery

Drug No Better Than Placebo for Lower Back, Leg Pain

March 22, 2017 Pregabalin, commonly known as Lyrica, didn't help patients with acute sciatica in study

Suicide Often Leaves Mental, Physical Woes in Surviving Spouse

March 22, 2017 Rates of PTSD and depression are higher, but so too are liver problems and back pain, study finds

Tattoo Artists Risk Serious Pain in the Neck

March 21, 2017 Backaches, headaches and eye strain also go with the job but can be prevented, researchers say

Steroid Shots Offer No Long-Term Relief for Low-Back Pain

March 20, 2017 Pain reduction aimed at reducing disc inflammation doesn't last, study finds

Osteoporosis Fractures May Be Deadlier for Men

March 15, 2017 But women suffer more of these broken bones, researchers say

Older Bones Benefit From Dairy Plus Vitamin D

March 01, 2017 The supplements boost absorption of calcium, researchers say

Valium May Be Useless for Acute Lower Back Pain

February 27, 2017 Another study casts doubt on notion that potent painkillers can really help

Hip Fracture’s Link to Early Death May Last Years

February 27, 2017 People over 60 face two to three times the risk of dying over next 8 years, study finds

Lower Back Disk Surgeries May Benefit All Ages

February 23, 2017 But older people have a higher risk of minor complications, study finds

Ultrasound Won’t Help Broken Bones Heal, Expert Panel Says

February 23, 2017 Detailed review suggests it's time to retire this costly but useless intervention

Testosterone Therapy May Have Benefits, But Risks Too

February 21, 2017 While trials show it boosts bone density and lowers anemia risk, heart risks also seen

Try Drug-Free Options First for Low Back Pain, New Guidelines Say

February 13, 2017 Recommendations state opioid painkillers should be last resort for long-lasting pain

Low Back Pain? Relax, Breathe and Try Yoga

February 10, 2017 Review of 12 studies found small improvements in pain levels, function after 3 to 6 months