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2012-08-16 00:47:00

A study to be published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCEM) suggests that physical activity for premenopausal women is very effective in reducing sclerostin—a known inhibitor of bone formation.

2012-08-07 23:01:40

Swanson Health Products now offers support for tendon health in Swanson Ultra Tendon Support Formula with TendoFIT® to maintain tendon resilience, strength and structure.

2012-08-04 01:15:14

A genetic screening approach to studying bone disease has found nine new genes associated with bone health and suggests a new way to discover genes that may be implicated in human skeletal diseases.

2012-07-31 23:03:05

CastCoverZ!™ CEO and mom Annette Giacomazzi has a lot of experience dealing with her kids’ broken bones, and she has some sage summer advice to pass along to all the moms out there.

2012-07-31 11:45:52

In the first human study of its kind, researchers found that using stem cells to re-grow craniofacial tissues—mainly bone—proved quicker, more effective and less invasive than traditional bone regeneration treatments.

2012-07-28 23:03:42

Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a South Carolina woman who took Fosamax (alendronate) and suffered from a subtrochanteric fracture in her right thighbone.

2012-07-25 10:46:58

A Cleveland Clinic research team is developing virtual models of human knee joints to better understand how tissues and their individual cells react to heavy loads – virtual models that someday can be used to understand damage mechanisms caused by the aging process or debilitating diseases, such as osteoarthritis.

2012-07-24 23:03:52

Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit alleging that Merck’s Fosamax (alendronate) caused two femur fractures in a Maryland woman.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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