|Common foot deformities can be inherited|
White men and women of European descent inherit common foot disorders, such as bunions (hallux valgus) and lesser toe deformities, including hammer or claw toe, a new study has revealed. Findings from the Framingham Foot Study is the first to estimate ...
Times of India - Mon, 20 May 2013 04:43
|Bunions, Toe Deformities "Highly Inheritable" Among Europeans|
Counsel & Heal - Mon, 20 May 2013 09:23
|Bunions May Be Hereditary, Study Finds|
Huffington Post - Mon, 20 May 2013 11:42
|Study: Bunions Linked to Parents|
Latinos Post - Mon, 20 May 2013 13:12
|Primary Cause of Bunions is Not What Most People Believe|
eMaxHealth - Mon, 20 May 2013 10:58
|High heels aren't to blame for your big ol' bunions, study shows|
msnNOW - Mon, 20 May 2013 09:07
|Common Foot Deformities are Inherited: Study|
Foot examinations were conducted between the years 2002-2008 to check for plantar soft tissue atrophy, lesser toe deformities and hallux valgus, commonly known as bunions. Researchers estimated the heritability of these deformities with the help of ...
Science World Report - Wed, 22 May 2013 01:48
|Blame your parents for those bunions, NOT high heels! How foot deformities are ...|
Daily Mail - Tue, 21 May 2013 15:50
|Many Can Blame Family for Their Bunions|
WebMD - Tue, 21 May 2013 08:16
|Bunions Are Hereditary and Common Among Caucasians|
Headlines & Global News - Wed, 22 May 2013 10:12
|Bunions are hereditary, not caused by high heels, study says|
Yahoo! Canada Shine On (blog) - Wed, 22 May 2013 09:35
|Foot Problems Run in Families|
The study objective was to estimate the heritability of hallux valgus, lesser toe deformities, and plantar forefoot soft tissue atrophy. The researchers analyzed data from 2446 Caucasian adults, with a mean age of 66 years, from the Framingham Foot Study.
Medscape - Fri, 24 May 2013 03:04
|Hallux valgus, toe deformities highly heritable|
The study included 1,370 participants from the Framingham Foot Study who had their feet examined for hallux valgus, lesser toe deformities and plantar soft tissue atrophy between 2002 and 2008. Researchers performed genetic analyses of familial data to ...
Healio - Tue, 21 May 2013 08:43
|Bunions should be blamed on genes, not shoes, study shows|
Each participant received a foot exam between 2002 and 2008 to screen for bunions, toe deformities or plantar soft tissue atrophy, a breakdown of the fatty "cushion" under the ball of the foot, Counsel and Heal reported. The study found that 31 percent ...
Fox News - Mon, 20 May 2013 13:08
|Over 100 Different Types Of Fungi Found On The Human Foot|
Their findings showed that 20 percent of the people enrolled in the study were suffering from some kind of fungal infection, including athlete's foot, heel and toe webbing, and toenail deformities. Areas of the foot with the highest concentration of ...
Medical Daily - Wed, 22 May 2013 13:07
|Hate Your Bunions? Blame Your Parents, Says This Study|
“Our study is the largest investigation of the heritability of common foot disorders in older adults, confirming that bunions and lesser toe deformities are highly inheritable in Caucasian men and women of European descent,” Hannan said, adding that ...
Nature World News - Tue, 21 May 2013 07:36
|Childhood foot problems can lead to adult issues|
Many adult foot problems and deformities, like other bodily ills, have their origins in childhood, and are present at birth. So neglecting foot health invites problems in other parts of the body, such as the legs and back. Preventive medicine in the ...
Trinidad & Tobago Express - Sun, 28 Apr 2013 19:33