- Our knees have caps on them but not our elbows, even though our arms and legs are similarly designed in just about every other way.
- A heart attack can make your heart tissue turn into bone, which can affect the heartbeat and cause serious problems.
- Health conditions don’t just affect our insides — they can also alter our physical appearance. Here’s a look at a few of those physical changes in illnesses that are not uncommon.
- New mice research suggests that bone loss following menopause may be prevented by eating soy early on in life.
- Regularly smoking weed can lead to lower body weight and poor bone health.
- Northwestern University researchers have created a material that may someday be used as a temporary bone implant while also helping natural bone regenerate itself.
- Eating your recommended daily intake of potassium can help prevent strokes and promote the growth of muscle tissue. Here are some foods high in potassium you can add to your menus.
- Why you need vitamin D, plus a few ways to get the vitamin besides basking in the sunshine.
- What will recovery be like for Armenian weightlifter Andranik Karapetyan?
- What will French gymnast Samir Aït Saïd's recovery process be like after breaking his left leg?
- Here's how science explains why the U.S. women gymnasts at the Rio Olympics are so short and so young.
- Doctors in India conduct cheap leg-lengthening procedures for those who wish to get taller, but lack of regulation and training deem the operations risky.
Orthopedics specializes in diagnosis and treatment of problems of the musculoskeletal system. The musculoskeletal system includes: bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves. It is a main branch of surgery.