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  • Persistent severe back pain could signify rare spine infection: new IDSA guideline

    Patients with back pain that doesn’t go away despite therapy may have a spine infection that could lead to paralysis or death if not diagnosed and treated correctly, note the first U.S. guidelines on vertebral osteomyelitis, released by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and published in the journal of Clinical Infectious Diseases. Vertebral osteomyelitis […]

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  • Former professional rugby players have greater cervical spine degeneration

    Clinical examinations and magnetic resonance imaging studies have determined whether retired professional rugby players experience more serious symptoms of cervical spine degeneration than people in the general population. To the best of the authors’ knowledge, this is the largest study of its kind covering any professional contact sport, and it confirms greater cervical spine degeneration […]

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  • Lumbar spine BMD ups Fx risk in women with discordant T-scores

    Lumbar spine (LS) bone mineral density (BMD) increases fracture risk among women with lower LS T-score than femoral neck (FN) T-score, according to a study published online Aug. 4 in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. St. Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney, and colleagues examined the impact of LS BMD on fracture risk in individuals […]

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