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2010-10-11 08:43:00

PITTSBURGH Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- October 20 is World Osteoporosis Day. Most people know that osteoporosis is a condition that affects many older women. Though osteoporosis isn't as common in men -- because most men have naturally larger and stronger bones -- they can get it, too.

2010-10-08 14:54:32

Ultrasound can speed the healing of fractures.

2010-10-05 14:02:00

Foot surgeons urge patients not to ignore foot pain CHICAGO, Oct.

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2010-10-05 13:52:42

With NSF support, Nikhil Gupta and Paulo Coelho have pioneered research that reveals surprising insights about the effect of compression on bones, and about the limitations of the foams used for protection in helmets and armor.

2010-10-05 07:00:00

SANTA ROSA, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Osseon Therapeutics, Inc. announced its new Osseoflex DR Steerable Bone Drill at the North American Spine Society's (NASS) annual meeting in Orlando, Florida.

2010-10-04 19:44:59

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered a group of substances in the body that play a key role in controlling bone density, and on this basis they have begun development of a drug for prevention and treatment of osteoporosis and other bone disorders.

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.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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