Miscellaneous Musculoskeletal Disorder

Has Mass Media Criteria for What Constitutes Beauty Evolved?

October 12, 2017

In 1990, Fitzpatrick skin types I to III represented 88% of the celebrities on the list and Fitzpatrick skin types IV to VI represented 12%; in contrast, in 2017, Fitzpatrick skin types I to III and IV to VI represented 70.4 and 29.6%, respectively

Guided, Self-Help Approach to Exercise Effective for Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

June 26, 2017

Two hundred eleven chronic fatigue syndrome patients did workouts for 12 weeks with phone or online video support from a physical therapist.

USPSTF Issues Statement on Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Screening

May 31, 2017

USPSTF finds insufficient evidence to assess benefits, harms of screening asymptomatic 10- to 18-year-olds

ACOG Updates Recommendations on Carrier Screening

February 27, 2017

Ethnic-specific, panethnic, and expanded carrier screening are all acceptable screening strategies.

How Behavior Could Quicken DNA Aging by 8-Years

January 20, 2017

A sedentary lifestyle may accelerate biological aging, according to a study published online January 18 in the American Journal of Epidemiology.

Spinraza Shown to Cut Risk of Permanent Ventilation, Death in SMA

By January 13, 2017

Biogen announced new data from the Phase 3 ENDEAR study that showed a statistically significant reduction in the risk of death or permanent ventilation in Spinraza (nusinersen)-treated infants with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) vs. untreated infants.

Hormone ID'd as Link Between Bone and Vascular Disease

January 11, 2017

Significant association with carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity persists after multivariable adjustment