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2010-09-29 07:34:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A woman's chance of breaking a bone from osteoporosis is higher than her combined risk of breast cancer, heart disease and stroke.

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.

2010-09-22 12:56:00

Spanish researchers have confirmed there is a genetic risk factor for osteoporosis and bone fractures.

2010-09-16 14:59:00

FEMR and the State of Illinois Proclaim First-Ever Fall Prevention Awareness Day MORTON GROVE, Ill., Sept.

2010-09-07 08:35:42

Many bone fractures don’t heal completely or properly, but this new model shows why fractures aren’t healing properly and how they can be treated to restart the healing process and produce a strong healthy bone.

2010-09-03 17:55:21

New models, reinforced by in vivo experimentation, show why 5-10% of bone fractures don't heal properly, and how these cases may be treated to restart the healing process.

2010-08-02 20:37:56

Scientists have developed a material for bone grafts that could one day replace the 'gold standard' natural bone implants.


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