Latest Osteoblast Stories
Injuries, birth defects (such as cleft palates) or surgery to remove a tumor can create gaps in bone that are too large to heal naturally.
By analyzing biopsy specimens from patients with postmenopausal osteoporosis and primary hyperparathyroidism, investigators have begun to pay increasing attention to "reversal cells," which prepare for bone formation during bone remodeling.
Hardening of the arteries, or atherosclerosis, is the primary cause of heart disease.
Compounds in blueberries might turn out to have a powerful effect on formation of strong, healthy bones, if results from studies with laboratory rats turn out to hold true for humans.
New research shows that the Wnt receptor Frizzled-9 (Fzd9) promotes bone formation, providing a potential new target for the treatment of osteoporosis.
Scientists have discovered an unexpected connection between a hormone produced in bone and male fertility.
Researchers have discovered an unexpected connection between a hormone produced in bone and male fertility.
Aging disrupts the balance between bone formation and bone destruction, resulting in osteoporosis, which is characterized by reduced bone mass and increased risk of fracture.
Our bones have much greater influence on the rest of our bodies than they are often given credit for.
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