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Dislocations of the Talus

A dislocation of the talus can be a total dislocation or a subtalar dislocation. There are two different main types of dislocations, total and subtalar. Subtalar dislocations are further categorized into lateral and medial dislocations. 245 more words

Dr Nabil Ebraheim

Romosozumab - Results from the ARCH Trial

After the introduction of denosumab few years ago, another monoclonal antibody is making its way in the market for osteoporosis treatment – romosozumab.  While denosumab is a RANKL inhibitor which inhibits osteoclast activity and bone resorption, romosozumab targets and inhibits sclerotin, thereby increasing the osteoblast activities and bone formation.   870 more words

General

The Boy

A tear will leave a weakness,

a scratch may leave a mark.

Blows could lead to fractures,

wounds can cause a scar.

Once something is broken, 18 more words

Creative Writing

Brazil rocks

In December 2016 I was awarded a grant from the Royal Academy of Engineering Newton Fund Research Collaboration Programme to facilitate an exchange with a postdoc (now professor) from the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE) in the north east of Brazil. 488 more words

Research

School teacher fractures arm of five-year-old child for not learning subject

http://www.zemtvs.com/school-teacher-fractures-arm-of-five-year-old-child-for-not-learning-subject/

School teacher fractures arm of five-year-old child for not learning subject School teacher fractures arm of five-year-old child for not learning subject

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Calcium and vitamin D...unproven drugs for preventing bone fractures

Published in JAMA:

Association Between Calcium or Vitamin D Supplementation and Fracture Incidence in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Authors’conclusions: “In this meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials, the use of supplements that included calcium, vitamin D, or both compared with placebo or no treatment was not associated with a lower risk of fractures among community-dwelling older adults. 29 more words

Chronic Kidney Disease-Mineral-Bone Disorder (CKD-MBD)