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2012-12-04 12:06:13

Teenage girls who smoke accumulate less bone during a critical growth period and carry a higher risk of developing osteoporosis later in life, according to new research in the Journal of Adolescent Health. In a study published Dec. 4, researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center report the data can be useful for developing strategies to help prevent osteoporosis (a disease where bones lose mineral density and become brittle) and bone fractures. The study points to the...

2012-12-01 05:02:41

Research says Mineral Element “Silica” may help prevent osteoporosis while promoting proper bone growth and development. Learn how the New SilaLive Silica Supplement by Higher Health with Enhanced Diatomaceous Earth and Orthosilicic Acid can impact overall health and wellness. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 As one hit wonders are as popular as the flavor of the week inside the weight loss supplement niche, a new natural health supplement has just been introduced...

Researchers Create Printed Cartilage For Potential Use In Human Patients
2012-11-23 11:57:33

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Printers have come a long way over the years. From the early days of keyed typewriters to the dot-matrix printers of the 1970s and the modern laser printers and plotters, printing has dramatically evolved. And that is no more true than as seen in new research, published in the latest issue of IOP Publishing´s journal Biofabrication. Researchers from Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) have developed a way...

Study Shows Economic Benefits Of Dairy Consumption
2012-11-13 15:53:55

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study conducted by European researchers analyzed the health economics of increased dairy food, showing the benefits of boosting dietary calcium intake. The latest research reported in the journal Osteoporosis International shows that increasing consumption of dairy foods helps to prevent hip fractures and reduce healthcare costs. The study was based on a new analytical model that links nutrition and fracture risk,...

2012-10-15 15:18:05

Georgia Health Sciences University researchers have developed a mouse that errs on the side of making bone rather than fat, which could eventually lead to better drugs to treat inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. Drugs commonly used to treat those types of conditions — called glucocorticoids — work by turning down the body's anti-inflammatory response, but simultaneously turn on other pathways that lead to bone loss. The result can lead to osteoporosis and an...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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