Featured Research

from universities, journals, and other organizations

Scientists Activate Bone Cell Rescue Pathway

Date:
March 12, 2001
Source:
University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
Summary:
By manipulating how sex steroids are processed in bone-building cells called osteoblasts, a research team at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock, Arkansas, led by Stavros C. Manolagas, M.D., Ph.D., has shown it may be possible to increase the survival of these cells. "This research points the way to avoiding many of the complications associated with current estrogen hormone replacement therapy," Dr. Manolagas said.

(Little Rock, AR) Twenty-eight million Americans have reason for new hope in dealing with osteoporosis - a devastating bone-wasting process that puts half of older women and one in eight men over 50 at greater risk of hip and other debilitating bone fractures.


Story Source:

The above story is based on materials provided by University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences. Note: Materials may be edited for content and length.


Cite This Page:

University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences. "Scientists Activate Bone Cell Rescue Pathway." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 12 March 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/03/010309081500.htm>.
University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences. (2001, March 12). Scientists Activate Bone Cell Rescue Pathway. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/03/010309081500.htm
University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences. "Scientists Activate Bone Cell Rescue Pathway." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/03/010309081500.htm (accessed April 16, 2014).

Share This



More Health & Medicine News

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Featured Research

from universities, journals, and other organizations


Featured Videos

from AP, Reuters, AFP, and other news services

Could Even Casual Marijuana Use Alter Your Brain?

Could Even Casual Marijuana Use Alter Your Brain?

Newsy (Apr. 16, 2014) A new study conducted by researchers at Northwestern and Harvard suggests even casual marijuana use can alter your brain. Video provided by Newsy
Powered by NewsLook.com
Ebola Outbreak Now Linked To 121 Deaths

Ebola Outbreak Now Linked To 121 Deaths

Newsy (Apr. 15, 2014) The ebola virus outbreak in West Africa is now linked to 121 deaths. Health officials fear the virus will continue to spread in urban areas. Video provided by Newsy
Powered by NewsLook.com
Cognitive Function: Is It All Downhill From Age 24?

Cognitive Function: Is It All Downhill From Age 24?

Newsy (Apr. 15, 2014) A new study out of Canada says cognitive motor performance begins deteriorating around age 24. Video provided by Newsy
Powered by NewsLook.com
How Mt. Everest Helped Scientists Research Diabetes

How Mt. Everest Helped Scientists Research Diabetes

Newsy (Apr. 15, 2014) British researchers were able to use Mount Everest's low altitudes to study insulin resistance. They hope to find ways to treat diabetes. Video provided by Newsy
Powered by NewsLook.com

Search ScienceDaily

Number of stories in archives: 140,361

Find with keyword(s):
Enter a keyword or phrase to search ScienceDaily for related topics and research stories.

Save/Print:
Share:

Breaking News:
from the past week

In Other News

... from NewsDaily.com

Science News

Health News

Environment News

Technology News



Save/Print:
Share:

Free Subscriptions


Get the latest science news with ScienceDaily's free email newsletters, updated daily and weekly. Or view hourly updated newsfeeds in your RSS reader:

Get Social & Mobile


Keep up to date with the latest news from ScienceDaily via social networks and mobile apps:

Have Feedback?


Tell us what you think of ScienceDaily -- we welcome both positive and negative comments. Have any problems using the site? Questions?
Mobile: iPhone Android Web
Follow: Facebook Twitter Google+
Subscribe: RSS Feeds Email Newsletters
Latest Headlines Health & Medicine Mind & Brain Space & Time Matter & Energy Computers & Math Plants & Animals Earth & Climate Fossils & Ruins