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After giving birth to a baby, a young woman told her nurses at Boston Medical Center that she was having pain in her hip. As Ali Guermazi (MD, PhD) recounts the case, he looked at X-rays and saw a small amount of extra fluid in the joint. “We injected her hip with steroids, hoping to help with the pain,” Guermazi says.
Contrary to popular belief, cartilage in human joints can repair itself through a process similar to that used by creatures such as salamanders and zebrafish to regenerate limbs, researchers at Duke Health found.
How long does it take an athlete to recover from a concussion? New research has found an athlete's brain may still not be fully recovered one year after being allowed to return to play. The study is published in an online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
People who lose weight and keep it off can stabilize or even improve their cardiometabolic risk factors compared to people who regain weight, finds a new study led by researchers from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts.
A new study published in Arthritis Care & Researchprovides an overview of U.S. physicians' recommendations for physical therapy, lifestyle counseling, pain medications for treating knee osteoarthritis.
Exposure to violence can negatively impact a person's physical and psychosocial health, according to two new studies co-authored by University of Chicago Medicine social epidemiologist Elizabeth L. Tung, MD.
New research from King's College London has found that maternal stress before and during pregnancy could affect a baby's brain development.
Young adults who experience annual income drops of 25 percent or more may be more at risk of having thinking problems and reduced brain health in middle age, according to a study published online in Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. 
A blow to the head or powerful shock wave on the battlefield can cause immediate, significant damage to a person's skull and the tissue beneath it. But the trauma does not stop there. The impact sets off a chemical reaction in the brain that ravages neurons and the networks that supply them with nutrients and oxygen.
A recent Finnish study showed that more physically active and fit children have better cardiac regulation than less active and fit children. The study also showed that cardiac regulation was better especially in boys with better aerobic fitness and in girls with lower levels of sedentary time. The results, based on the Physical Activity and Nutrition (PANIC) Study conducted at the University of Eastern Finland, were published in the European Journal of Applied Physiology
Elements of your job—including your pay, hours, schedule flexibility, and job security—influence your overall health as well as your risk of being injured on the job, according to new research.
Ministry of Labour inspectors will blitz workplaces in an effort to prevent Ontario's top workplace injury, Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, has announced.
Greasing the groove, as Pavel Tsatsouline explains it, means not working your muscles to the point of failure.
A motley crew of scientists and health-care providers are now coalescing to investigate how our faces are changing and the ramifications for our health.
People with persistent back pain or persistent headaches are twice as likely to suffer from both disorders, a new study from the University of Warwick has revealed.
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