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2011-01-28 22:15:43

A team of researchers led by Vicente Gilsanz, MD, PhD, director of Clinical Imaging at The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles, determined that the onset of puberty was the primary influence on adult bone mineral density, or bone strength. Length of puberty did not affect bone density.

2011-01-17 12:26:38

A team of researchers at Columbia Engineering and Columbia University Medical Center announced today the results of the first study comparing bone structure in Chinese-American women to Caucasian women.

2011-01-15 00:00:44

FRAX, a new tool for estimating a person’s risk of fractures and bone breaks is in use by physicians at Summit Medical Group (SMG). Berkeley Heights, NJ (Vocus/PRWEB) January 13, 2011 FRAX, a new tool for estimating a person’s risk of fractures and bone breaks is in use by physicians at Summit Medical Group (SMG).

2011-01-10 14:52:42

In this paper, Noriyuki Tsumaki and his team at the Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, used fibroblasts isolated from adult mouse skin, and expressed proteins used to induce pluripotency along with a factor that promotes a chondrocyte fate.

2011-01-05 13:53:02

Treating fractures in children requires special knowledge of growth physiology.

2010-12-13 07:30:00

WARSAW, Ind., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc.

2010-11-04 17:53:43

The adult human skeleton undergoes constant remodeling, with new bone forming at sites that have been broken down by a precise process called resorption.

2010-10-25 13:23:26

A daily dose of whole body vibration may help reduce the usual bone density loss that occurs with age.

2010-10-22 19:39:59

With a failure rate as high as 50 percent, bone tissue grafts pose a significant obstacle to orthopedic surgeons attempting to repair complex fractures or large areas of bone loss, such as those often caused by trauma and cancer.

2010-10-19 08:47:35

A new study shows that women with high T-scores don’t need screening every two years, but at least every ten years.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.