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2014-06-27 15:18:52

UT Southwestern cancer researchers have identified a promising molecule that blocks bone destruction and, therefore, could provide a potential therapeutic target for osteoporosis and bone metastases of cancer.

2014-01-31 10:54:35

Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have discovered what appears to be a potent stimulator of new bone growth.

'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.

2013-02-06 10:59:33

New research in animals triggered by a combination of serendipity and counterintuitive thinking could point the way to treating fractures caused by rapid bone loss in people, including patients with metastatic cancers.

2011-10-04 12:22:30

Researchers at the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM), directed by Dr. Jean Vacher, identified a new gene that modulates bone mass and that could become a risk factor for developing osteoporosis.

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.

2011-01-14 19:08:51

A gene from the measles virus plays a key role in the development of Paget's disease of bone, according to a team of researchers led by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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2010-03-31 13:39:28

The "vegetable lamb" plant — once believed to bear fruit that ripened into a living baby sheep — produces substances that show promise in laboratory experiments as new treatments for osteoporosis, the bone-thinning disease.

2009-12-16 04:26:00

PUTEAUX, France, December 16 /PRNewswire/ -- - Studies Conducted at INRA-Agroparistech Laboratory Under Pr.


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