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May 26, 2017

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May 26, 2017

Early Epigenetic Switches Associated With Childhood Bone Health

May 10, 2017 — The health of children’s bones could be determined before they are born, a new study has ... read more

Intense Training Without Proper Recovery May Compromise Bone Health in Elite Rowers

Apr. 25, 2017 — Bone mineral density, an indicator of bone strength, typically increases with regular exercise, acting as a protective mechanism against bone fractures and osteoporosis. But a new study suggests that ... read more

Potential Early Warning Signs of Osteoporosis Found in South Asian Women

Mar. 21, 2017 — Pre-menopausal South Asian women could be more at risk of developing osteoporosis in later life than white Caucasian women, a new study ... read more

Men Face Greater Risk of Death Following Osteoporosis-Related Fractures

Mar. 14, 2017 — Men face a greater risk of mortality following a fracture related to osteoporosis, a common disease where the bones become weak and brittle, according to new ... read more

Feb. 22, 2017 — Researchers report they can alter blood cell development through the use of biomaterials designed to mimic characteristics of the bone ... read more

Estrogen Therapy Shown Effective in Reducing Tooth and Gum Diseases in Postmenopausal Women

Feb. 22, 2017 — Estrogen therapy has already been credited with helping women manage an array of menopause-related issues, including reducing hot flashes, improving heart health and bone density, and maintaining ... read more

Doctors Create 'MAGIC Algorithm' to Predict Bone Marrow Transplant Patients' Risk of Dying

Feb. 9, 2017 — A new way to predict whether blood cancer patients who received a bone marrow transplant will develop graft-versus-host disease, a common and often lethal complication, has now been identified, ... read more

Insights on Optimal Treatment of Paget's Disease of Bone

Feb. 8, 2017 — In a study of patients with Paget's disease of bone -- a common skeletal disorder that can lead to bone deformity, fractures, osteoarthritis, and bone pain -- long-term intensive bisphosphonate ... read more

Feb. 2, 2017 — The prospect of regenerating bone lost to cancer or trauma is a step closer to the clinic as scientists have identified two proteins found in bone marrow as key regulators of the master cells ... read more

Jan. 30, 2017 — Osteogenesis imperfecta, also known as brittle bone disease, is a genetic disorder that causes bones to break easily. Severe cases of the disease can result in hundreds of fractures during a ... read more

Bone Markers as Screening Strategy for Patient Adherence to Osteoporosis Medications

Jan. 30, 2017 — A new position paper proposes measuring specific bone turnover markers (BTMs) in patients who have initiated use of oral bisphosphonates for postmenopausal osteoporosis as a practical way to identify ... read more

Examining Women's Bones During Menopause May Help Head Off Fractures

Jan. 26, 2017 — A new study examined the bone traits of 198 midlife women transitioning through menopause for 14 years. The goal: identifying women who will experience bone fragility well in advance of ... read more

Anti-Inflammatory Diet Could Reduce Risk of Bone Loss in Women

Jan. 26, 2017 — Anti-inflammatory diets -- which tend to be high in vegetables, fruits, fish and whole grains -- could boost bone health and prevent fractures in some women, a new study ... read more

Scientists Identify Bone Degradation Process Within Metastatic Breast Cancer

Jan. 25, 2017 — Once breast cancer spreads through the body, it can degrade a patient's healthy bones, causing numerous problems. Scientists have identified a new way that bones get destroyed through cancer. ... read more

New Stem Cell Technique Shows Promise for Bone Repair

Jan. 20, 2017 — A new study has introduced a new treatment for skeletal system injuries, using stem cells from human bone marrow and a carbon material with photocatalytic ... read more

Nanofibers Developed for Healing Bone Fractures

Jan. 18, 2017 — In future, it may be possible to use nanofibres to improve the attachment of bone implants, or the fibers may be used directly to scaffold bone regeneration. This would aid the healing of fractures ... read more

Creative Approach to Probing Genome Identifies Genes That Likely Influence Bone Strength

Dec. 14, 2016 — In an important step in the battle against osteoporosis, a serious brittle bone disease that affects millions, researchers have identified more than a dozen genes amid the vast human genome likely ... read more

Researchers Identify Biochemical Mechanism Behind a Rare, Painful Genetic Disease

Dec. 13, 2016 — A team of researchers has uncovered a possible biochemical mechanism behind a rare, painful genetic disorder called ACDC disease, which causes calcium buildup in the arteries. The finding could lead ... read more

Dec. 9, 2016 — Loss of a key protein has been discovered as the event that leads to defects in skeletal development, including reduced bone density and a shortening of the fingers and toes -- a new potential target ... read more

Nov. 21, 2016 — Teenagers who are obese may be doing irreparable damage to their bones, according to a new ... read more

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