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What to know about bone marrow transplants
Bone marrow transplants help treat certain health issues by replacing damaged blood cells with healthy cells. Here, we look at the types and risks of these transplants, as well as how to prepare and the recovery process. (Medical News Today)

What to know about shoulder impingement
Shoulder impingement is a painful problem that occurs due to the overuse of this joint. Learn about the common symptoms and treatment of shoulder impingement here. (Medical News Today)

What are hinge joints? Anatomy and function
Hinge joints allow bones to move in one direction back and forth, much like the hinge on a door. This article looks at their anatomy and function and includes an interactive diagram. (Medical News Today)

What can cause shoulder cracking or popping?
A shoulder can crack or pop for many reasons, ranging from injuries to chronic conditions. Learn more about the causes here, along with when to see a doctor. (Medical News Today)

The temporal bone: Anatomy and function
The temporal bone is one of the thickest bones in the skull. In this article, we look at the structure and function of this bone and the injuries that can affect it. (Medical News Today)

What can cause back pain and nausea?
Back pain and nausea can often occur at the same time and cause much discomfort. Learn about the causes and symptoms, when to see a doctor, and appropriate treatment options here. (Medical News Today)

Causes and treatments for burning in the knee
Burning pain in the knee can occur as a result of an injury or strain. Learn about the various causes and treatment options, as well as when to see a doctor, here. (Medical News Today)

Locked knee: Causes and what to do
Locked knee refers to an inability to either bend or straighten the knee. This article outlines two types and their associated symptoms and causes. We also discuss the available treatments. (Medical News Today)

Causes and treatments for stiff fingers
Stiff fingers can cause much discomfort and loss of motion in the hands. We look at the various causes and treatment options, as well as stretches and exercises that may help. (Medical News Today)

What to know about CT head scans
A computed tomography (CT) scan of the head creates images of the skull, brain, and other parts of the head. Read about the uses, procedure, and risks of CT head scans here. (Medical News Today)

Tendons and ligaments: What is the difference?
Tendons and ligaments are bands of connective tissue that help stabilize the body and allow movement. Learn about their differences and the common injuries that affect them here. (Medical News Today)

What is the difference between CT scans and MRI scans?
CT scans and MRI scans are two medical imaging methods that create detailed images of internal body parts, including bones, joints, and organs. Learn about their similarities and differences here. (Medical News Today)

What can cause toe swelling?
There are many possible causes of a swollen toe. In this article, find out about the different causes and their associated symptoms and treatments. (Medical News Today)

What to know about herniated disc surgery
People who have a herniated disc may need surgery to alleviate pain and other symptoms. Find out here about the different surgical options and their risks, plus the recovery process. (Medical News Today)

Aplastic anemia: Everything you need to know
Aplastic anemia is a rare condition that damages vital stem cells in the bone marrow. Learn about the symptoms and treatment options for aplastic anemia here. (Medical News Today)

Ewing sarcoma: What to know
Ewing sarcoma is a rare form of bone cancer that most commonly affects children and teenagers. In this article, learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment options. (Medical News Today)

What is a rheumatologist?
Rheumatologists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the joints, tendons, ligaments, bones, and muscles. In this article, learn about the conditions they work with, the procedures they perform, and when to see one. (Medical News Today)

Everything you need to know about syringomyelia
Syringomyelia occurs when a fluid filled cyst forms in the spinal cord. Learn about the possible symptoms, causes, and treatment options in this article. (Medical News Today)

What are the possible causes of neck pain?
There are many possible causes of neck pain, from muscle strain to spinal stenosis. In this article, we list more causes of neck pain, discuss their symptoms, and provide some home remedies. (Medical News Today)

Vitamins B-6 and B-12 linked with increased risk of hip fracture
A new study finds that taking vitamins B-6 and B-12 at levels above the recommended daily allowance is associated with an increased risk of hip fractures. (Medical News Today)

What is plantar fasciitis?
Plantar fasciitis is a common condition that causes pain in the heel. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of plantar fasciitis here. (Medical News Today)

What to know about cervical vertigo
Vertigo refers to a sensation of dizziness or spinning. Cervical vertigo refers to vertigo that results from a certain neck posture or movement. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

What can cause toes to go numb?
Toe numbness can be mild and disappear quickly, or it may be longer lasting. Many health issues and conditions cause numb toes, and the treatment depends on the cause. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

What to know about a sprained toe
A sprained toe is a common injury that is often tender and painful. Broken toes and sprained toes share many causes and symptoms. Learn more about a sprained toe here. (Medical News Today)

Statins: Link to osteoporosis depends on dosage
An analysis of health data on 7.9 million people reveals lower rates of osteoporosis among low dose statin users and higher rates among high dose users. (Medical News Today)

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