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Reconstructing Faces Using ‘Shape-Shifting’ Material
2014-08-14 03:21:59

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.

'Reversal Cells' Prepare For Bone Formation During Bone Remodeling
2013-06-06 21:09:31

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.

2013-04-10 13:24:01

Hardening of the arteries, or atherosclerosis, is the primary cause of heart disease.

2011-06-21 12:42:40

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.

2011-03-14 16:19:56

New research shows that the Wnt receptor Frizzled-9 (Fzd9) promotes bone formation, providing a potential new target for the treatment of osteoporosis.

2011-02-22 07:57:49

Scientists have discovered an unexpected connection between a hormone produced in bone and male fertility.

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2011-02-18 11:32:02

Researchers have discovered an unexpected connection between a hormone produced in bone and male fertility.

2010-09-27 17:34:41

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.

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2010-07-23 06:55:00

Our bones have much greater influence on the rest of our bodies than they are often given credit for.


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