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Here’s How Vitamin D Status Affects Back Pain and Disc Degeneration in Postmenopausal Women

A retrospective study published in Menopause examined how serum vitamin D concentration affects lumbar disc degeneration (LDD) and low back pain (LBP) in postmenopausal...
Functional Brace Is a Beneficial and Cost-effective Option for Achilles Tendon Rupture Compared to Traditional Plaster Cast

Functional Brace Is a Beneficial and Cost-effective Option for Achilles Tendon Rupture Compared to...

A randomized controlled trial compared outcomes for non-operative Achilles tendon rupture patients treated with a functional brace versus a traditional plaster cast. According to...
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Opioid Prescriptions Are On the Decline in the United States, According to CDC Report

A new report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) observed a decline in opioid prescriptions across almost a dozen states. Drug...
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Smoking During Pregnancy May Increase the Risk of Fracture in Offspring During First Year...

A new study assessed the effect of maternal smoking on offspring during different stages of life. The researchers concluded that children born to mothers...

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