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2013-06-04 23:22:43

The firm is actively filing Fosamax lawsuits on behalf of those who allegedly suffered femur fractures, necrosis of the jaw, and other serious complications related to their use of the drug. (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 An Italian study has found that the use of the bone drug Fosamax by young patients with low bone density and cystic fibrosis can help with bone quality. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP, which maintains a Fosamax lawsuit information website at http://www.rotlaw.com/fosamax,...

2013-05-24 23:14:26

Dr. Stuart H. Garber, D.C., Ph.D., and founder of Dr. Garber's Natural Solutions condition specific remedies offers sound advice on achieving and maintaining optimum bone health. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month. Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens the bones resulting in an increased risk of fracture. Dr. Stuart H. Garber, D.C., Ph.D., explains “Today osteoporosis affects more than 10 million Americans while another...

2013-05-20 13:06:30

In the future, joint replacement surgery might be avoidable Scientists at Johns Hopkins have turned their view of osteoarthritis (OA) inside out. Literally. Instead of seeing the painful degenerative disease as a problem primarily of the cartilage that cushions joints, they now have evidence that the bone underneath the cartilage is also a key player and exacerbates the damage. In a proof-of-concept experiment, they found that blocking the action of a critical bone regulation protein in...

2013-05-15 11:41:40

Researchers use synthetic silicate to stimulate stem cells into bone cells In new research published online May 13, 2013 in Advanced Materials, researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) are the first to report that synthetic silicate nanoplatelets (also known as layered clay) can induce stem cells to become bone cells without the need of additional bone-inducing factors. Synthetic silicates are made up of simple or complex salts of silicic acids, and have been used extensively...

2013-05-01 14:54:54

Bone-melting substance drills opening for worms to access nutrients within dead whales Only within the past 12 years have marine biologists come to learn about the eye-opening characteristics of mystifying sea worms that live and thrive on the bones of whale carcasses. With each new study, scientists have developed a better grasp on the biology of Osedax, a genus of mouthless and gutless "bone worms" that make a living on skeletons lying on the seafloor. In the latest finding,...


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