Bone diseases

Bone cancer treatment

Primary bone cancer is the name given to any form of cancer that begins in the bone. In comparison to cancers that occur in organs, or that spreads to bone tissue, bone cancer can be considered fairly uncommon. As you may well be aware the bones in your body have several functions. They help to […]

Bone marrow cancer

Bone marrow is the tissue found in the center of the bone. This soft tissue contains stem cells that develop into red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. Red blood cells carry oxygen throughout the body. White blood cells help to fight off infection in the body and platelets help the blood to clot. […]

Osteomalacia symptoms

Osteomalacia is a condition where there is softening of the bones which is caused by defective bone mineralization. In children this condition is called rickets. Adults can get a milder form of this disease, called osteomalacia. Vitamin D deficiency due to lack of sunlight exposure is the most common cause of osteomalacia and rickets. It […]

Osteomyelitis treatment

Osteomyelitis is a condition where a bone gets infected after staph bacteria or fungal organism travels through the blood and attaches to bone. Ostemyelitis quite often happens after a minor or major fracture to a bone. People with HIV and Diabetes and those who have immuno suppressing diseases are more at risk for developing this […]

Bone cancer

What do you think of when you think of the word cancer? Most people quickly think the worst, that cancer is a potentially deadly medical issue that they wouldn’t wish on their worst enemy. But what do you think about when you think of types of cancer? Many people think of breast cancer and lung […]

Osteomyelitis symptoms

Osteomyelitis sounds pretty serious, and in fact, back in the day, it was seen as an incurable condition; fortunately, with all the technology available today, the condition can be successfully treated. While the word is very large and hard to say, it is only a medical term for an infection in the bone. There are […]

Bone cancer symptoms

Bone cancer is a condition that consists of a tumor (neopalstic growth) on the bone. It is undoubtedly one of the most sever and painful types of cancer that can occur in humans. Bone cancer is experienced as a malignant growth and it is very commonly found in younger children and adolescents. While it can […]

Bone loss treatment

No matter how lifeless bones seem to be, they also contain living tissues similar to the ones present in our muscles. They get stronger or weaker, responding to our actions. Regular exercise combined with a healthy and balanced diet help make bones stronger and tougher. They also store the minerals required by our body. The […]

Osteopenia treatment

Osteopenia is referred to as a medical condition wherein bone mineral density is lower than the normal value. Bone mineral density is a measurement of the level of minerals in the bones, indicating how dense and strong the bones are. The World Health Organization (WHO) Scientific Group on the Prevention and Management of Osteoporosis specifically […]

Osteogenesis imperfecta

Osteogenesis Imperfecta or OI is also referred to as the Brittle Bone Disease. It is a genetic bone disorder which makes the bones fragile. Individuals who have osteogenesis imperfecta are born with the inability to make connective tissues or have defective connective tissues at birth. It is generally caused by a protein or type-I collagen […]


Osteosarcoma is a type of bone tumor that is prevalent in children and the elderly, and many times it is commonly found in the knee area. These tumors are in fact malignant (cancerous), and one of the reasons that it is most commonly found in children under the age of fifteen is because it generally […]