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Researchers Discover How Calcium Phosphate Can Make Stem Cells Become Bone-building Cells
2014-01-07 08:10:29

With the help of biomimetic matrices, a research team led by bioengineers at the University of California, San Diego has discovered exactly how calcium phosphate can coax stem cells to become bone-building cells.

2013-12-30 16:21:21

Fracture Liaison Service Programs are the Solution to Reducing the Two Million Bone Breaks Caused by Osteoporosis Each Year. WASHINGTON, Dec.

Artificial Cartilage Closest Yet To Real Thing
2013-12-14 07:39:07

A Duke research team has developed a better recipe for synthetic replacement cartilage in joints.

Sea Coral Can Make For Better Bone Grafts
2013-12-01 05:43:32

Changes to artificial bone grafts made from sea coral material make them more easy-to-dissolve while retaining their bone-healing properties, according to new research from Swansea University in the UK.

Diabetes Weakens Bones
2013-11-13 08:01:33

A new study from the Mayo Clinic has confirmed that skeletal degeneration can now be associated with diabetes.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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