Broken bones are a bigger deal the older you are: even after they’ve healed, the bones of older people are weaker and more likely to re-fracture. And since more than 6 million Americans break a
Prostate cancer often becomes lethal as it spreads to the bones, and the process behind this deadly feature could potentially be turned against it as a target for bone-targeting radiation and potential new therapies. In
Wearing a cast or ankle support for three weeks may be no worse than the usual six weeks for healing ankle fractures, suggest the findings of a randomised controlled trial published in The BMJ today.