HealthDay News: Orthopaedics
Heavy Kids May Suffer Worse Elbow Fractures
Obese children who
break their arm just above the elbow are more likely to suffer
complex fractures and have complications after surgery than
normal-weight children, according to a new study.
Scientists Get Closer to Rejuvenating Aging Muscles
As millions of aging
Baby Boomers know, muscle tone and strength declines with advancing
age, regardless of gym workouts. Now scientists say they might have
uncovered a clue as to why that happens -- and new cell targets to
help reverse it.