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2004-11-27 15:00:09

A milk protein that dramatically improves bone density in laboratory tests offers hope to the tens of thousands of women and men who suffer from debilitating osteoporosis.

2004-11-26 09:00:11

NZ researchers discover lactoferrin for osteoporosis treatment WELLINGTON, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand researchers have discovered remarkable bone-building properties in the milk protein lactoferrin, which could lead to new treatments for osteoporosis.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.