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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.
One in 10 heart failure patients had compression fractures in the spine that could have been detected by a chest X-ray, but few are receiving treatment to help prevent such fractures.
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HOUSTON, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An Ohio woman suffered bone deterioration and broken bones because of hidden risks with pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca's acid reflux drug Nexium, The Gibson Law Firm alleges in a lawsuit filed today in Texas federal court. Filed in the U.S.
International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) calls for further research to understand changes in fracture rate incidence and to determine the future socio-economic burden of fragility fractures.
Adolescent girls participating in high-impact physical activity, specifically basketball, running and gymnastics/cheerleading, appear to be at increased risk for developing stress fractures.
Researchers at King's College London and Osaka University in Japan have identified specific bone marrow cells that can transform into skin cells to repair damaged skin tissue.
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