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Latest Bone Stories

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.

Bio Patch Regrows Bone
2013-11-07 15:53:46

Researchers have developed a collagen scaffold capable of growing bone from within a living body, which could have massive ramifications for treating musculoskeletal problems.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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