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A new technique developed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute allows researchers to collect large amounts of biochemical information from nanoscale bone samples.
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.
It's not just skin and bones! Wrinkles may be able to predict a woman's bone fracture risk, according to this study.
Wrinkles on a womanâ€™s face during the first few years of menopause may predict her risk of suffering from bone fractures.
Researchers found that stem cells manufactured with the regenerative hormone insulin-like growth factor (IGF-I) become bone cells and also help the cells within broken bones repair the fracture, which speeds up the healing process.
Wrinkles are a telltale sign of aging, and they might also be able to predict a woman's bone fracture risk.
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have shown in an animal study that transplantation of adult stem cells enriched with a bone-regenerating hormone can help mend bone fractures that are not healing properly.
A news study finds that the worse a woman's skin wrinkles are during the first few years of menopause, the lower her bone density is.
While moderate amounts of calcium (around 700 mg a day) are vital for maintaining healthy bones, there is no need to start increasing calcium intake in order to reduce the risk of fractures or osteoporosis in later life.
A study by researchers at Children's Hospital Boston and collaborators at other institutions has provided new insights into the means by which bone cells produce new bone in response to mechanical stresses, such as exercise.
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