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What are bone lesions? Types and treatment

What are bone lesions? Types and treatment

Bone lesions are areas of bone that are changed or damaged. Causes of bone lesions include infections, fractures, or tumors. When cells within the bone start to divide uncontrollably, they are sometimes called bone tumors. Most bone lesions are benign, meaning they are not cancerous. Some bone lesions are cancerous, however, and these are known […]

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Anterolisthesis: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

Anterolisthesis: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

Anterolisthesis is an abnormal alignment of bones in the spine and usually affects the lower back. It occurs when an upper vertebra slips in front of the one below. Pain is often the first symptom of anterolisthesis. Misaligned vertebrae can pinch the nerves, and this can have painful and debilitating consequences. Other parts of the […]

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Osteoporosis: Potential new drug target uncovered

Osteoporosis: Potential new drug target uncovered

Researchers have uncovered a new cause for osteoporosis in the body’s so-called senescent cells. By targeting these cells with anti-aging drugs, the findings could change therapeutic approaches for the treatment of age-related bone loss. Osteoporosis, which primarily affects seniors, may soon be treated using a new approach that targets senescent cells. The National Osteoporosis Foundation […]