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Texas Man Sues Sexual Enhancement Supplement Company for Causing His Penis to Fracture And Spurt Blood by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 03 Sep 2012 9:59pm The man has to go to the ER room to get it fixed and this means he’s not able to have sex or create children so I hope the memory was good.  The FDA does not regulate food supplements but there have been cases of recalls to where some were found to have the same ingredients as Viagra in some amounts, but no mention of that here.  I’m with the u ... Read on »
Surgical Procedure Reduces Disability and Pain Caused by Spine Fractures in Cancer Patients by Cancer.gov Posted Mon 18 Oct 2010 9:00pm Abiraterone Improves Survival in Metastatic Prostate Cancer A multinational phase III trial found that the drug abiraterone acetate prolonged the median survival of patients with metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer by 4 months compared with patients who received a placebo . The prelim ... Read on »
Toning Shoes Blamed for Causing Hip Fractures by Lindsey G. Posted Fri 18 Feb 2011 1:47am Controversy shrouds the world of toning shoes and other related performance wear. To date, there aren’t very many reliable studies available to either prove or disprove their usefulness. I must confess that I own a pair of Reebok EasyTones. They don’t replace my workout, but I feel as though they take it up a notch. I understand that ... Read on »
Osteporosis Drugs Cause Spontaneous Fractures by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Tue 23 Sep 2008 4:36am Spontaneous Mid Femur Fractures on Bisphosphonates Dr. Odvina's 2005 report of spontaneous femur fractures in women on fosamax raises questions about the entire class of bisphosphonate drugs.  This report by Odvina has been duplicated by Goh with his 2007 report in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery of subtrochanteric femur fractures wit ... Read on »
The Ultimate Runner’s Guide to Stress Fractures: Causes, Risk Factors and How to Return to Training by runnersconnect Posted Fri 28 Dec 2012 6:00am A stress fracture is one of the most frustrating injuries a runner can come down with . While bad cases of some injuries do have a reputation for sticking around longer than the duration of a normal stress fracture, a stress fracture is a much bigger baseline setback than most soft tissue injuries: at least six weeks of no running at all—so ... Read on »
Stress Fracture Cause by Bridget B. Posted Wed 18 Aug 2010 12:59am Since getting my stress fracture, I’ve done a lot of research on what causes them. To me the common answer of “too much too soon too fast” just didn’t sit right with me. If I didn’t feel like running, I wouldn’t make myself. If I felt a little twinge or ache, I never pushed through the pain. I was comfortably running the same 6 mil ... Read on »
Stress Fractures Caused by Weak Muscles and Over-Striding by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 18 Dec 2009 11:34am One of the most common injuries in runners is a stress fracture of the lower leg (tibia) because running fast causes the foot to hit the ground with tremendous force that can shatter bones. A study from the University of Minnesota shows that women with stress fractures do not have weaker bones, they have smaller and weaker calf muscles (Medicine ... Read on »
Osteoporosis drug patients report bone fractures caused by drugs by Niell A. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Thu 02 Sep 2010 10:49pm Posted by Neill Abayon Reports of bone fractures are widespread among patients taking osteoporosis drugs, a New York Times analysis of askapateint.com concludes. "My mother was taking Fosamax from 1995 until 2005 for osteoporosis," one woman wrote in 2006. "She had severe esophageal ulcerations, nausea, jaw bone loss and verti ... Read on »
Fractures a Costly Cause of High School Sports Injury by Medline Plus Posted Sun 08 Aug 2010 6:00am 95% require expensive diagnostic imaging, study finds By Robert Preidt Sunday, August 8, 2010 SUNDAY, Aug. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Fractures are the fourth most common type of injury suffered by high school athletes in the United States and can be serious and costly, a new study has found. Lig ... Read on »