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An aching back? Well don't sit up straight!

An aching back? Well don't sit up straight!

Not much to choose between surgery and exercise for back pain

Not much to choose between surgery and exercise for back pain

Shaped-beam radiosurgery treats tiniest lung tumors

Shaped-beam radiosurgery treats tiniest lung tumors

16 year old cancer victim dies after overdoses of radiation

16 year old cancer victim dies after overdoses of radiation

Drinking Cola bad for women's bones

Drinking Cola bad for women's bones

New radiotherapy/chemotherapy strategy improves outcomes for children with medulloblastoma

New radiotherapy/chemotherapy strategy improves outcomes for children with medulloblastoma

Another set of conjoined twins undergo lengthy separation surgery

Another set of conjoined twins undergo lengthy separation surgery

Male sufferers now have access to osteoporosis drug Actonel

Male sufferers now have access to osteoporosis drug Actonel

New U.S. patent issued to Archus Orthopedics

New U.S. patent issued to Archus Orthopedics

Researchers discover how genes and diet interact to cause birth defects

Researchers discover how genes and diet interact to cause birth defects

Atp7a determines a hierarchy of copper metabolism essential for notochord development

Atp7a determines a hierarchy of copper metabolism essential for notochord development

Loss of Matrilin-3 gene leads to osteoarthritis

Loss of Matrilin-3 gene leads to osteoarthritis

New roles for growth factors

New roles for growth factors

How many men have osteoporosis?

How many men have osteoporosis?

Pre-menopausal changes in bone structure may contribute to fracture risk

Pre-menopausal changes in bone structure may contribute to fracture risk

Novel research points to promising relief target for chronic pain

Novel research points to promising relief target for chronic pain

Baby boy in China born with three arms

Baby boy in China born with three arms

Urgent changes are needed at the World Health Organization

Urgent changes are needed at the World Health Organization

NIH panel says little benefit to be gained by taking multivitamin supplements

NIH panel says little benefit to be gained by taking multivitamin supplements

A review of percutaneous kyphoplasty

A review of percutaneous kyphoplasty