A recent study conducted by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) highlights a new cell signaling pathway reported to contribute to the development and progression of inflammatory bone erosion occurring in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
In an effort to raise awareness about scientifically proven treatments available for concussions, UPMC and the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program have launched ReThinkConcussions.com, which features an interactive guide to understanding concussion and how UPMC approaches this complex, unseen injury.
A news release from BioMed Central reports that scientists have pinpointed a strategy to reduce brain damage resulting from head injuries by stopping the body’s immune system from killing brain cells.
According to a joint press release from the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) and the University of Magdeburg, recent study results suggest that exercise in older adults can stimulate brain fitness, yet the benefits may decrease with advancing age.
A recent survey suggests that 90% of adults are unaware of men’s risk for developing osteoporosis, which can lead to painful fractures, disability, and early death.
A University of Alberta study reportedly pinpoints two genes (FOXC1 and PITX2) that cause cerebral small vessel disease, a “pre-stroke” condition that increases the risk for future stroke up to ten times.
The Mobile Therapy Station, available through RehabMart.com, offers an alternative way to store exercise equipment such as dumbbells, weight bars, hugger weights, and more.
A recent article indicates that mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) can have a long lasting impact on families, as well as patients.
A partnership forged between Intel-GE Care Innovations and Kinesis Health Technologies, a medical device company, aims to assist the healthcare and older adult living communities in more proactively and aggressively preventing falls by providing a more effective mobility and fall risk assessment technology.
The Shoulder Immobilizer with Body Strap, available from AliMed, Dedham, Mass, features a thumb hook to help keep the hand in a neutral position.