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Osteoporosis News

February 24, 2024

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A major clinical trial has found that vitamin D supplements do not increase bone strength or prevent bone fractures in children with vitamin D deficiency. The findings challenge widely held perceptions relating to the effects of vitamin D on bone ...
Research finds an overlap in the mechanism of hair color determination and bone resorption, which is associated with bone related diseases like osteoporosis. The findings revealed that proteins named Rab32 and Rab38 play pivotal roles in bone ...
Imaging technology shows that bone-resorbing osteoclasts gather in distinct pockets, leading to new insights for osteoporosis and cancer ...
Artificial intelligence has exploded in popularity and is being harnessed by some scientists to predict which molecules could treat illnesses, or to quickly screen existing medicines for new applications. Researchers have used one such deep learning ...
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Researchers have developed a novel screening method to identify a drug that mimics the effects of exercise on muscle and bone. Locamidazole (LAMZ) improved muscle width and function and promoted bone ...

A new study in mice found that hypertension may be linked to significant bone loss. Bone quality in young mice with high blood pressure was similar to the bones of older mice without high blood ...

Scientists have developed a new mathematical model that may help clinicians decide on the best combination of osteoporosis medications for patients and the order in which they should be ...

Long periods in space damage bone structure irreparably in some cases and can make parts of the human skeleton age prematurely by up to 10 years, according to new research. Adapted training programs ...

Researchers have identified the role of transcription factors Runx1 and Runx2 in the inhibition of fibrosis, the abnormal build-up of connective tissue with severe hematopoietic defects, in the bone ...

Researchers have determined chemical parameters that affect the rate of calcium phosphate ceramic conversion into hydroxyapatite in a simulated body fluid. Shorter carbon chain lengths in the ...

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and phthalates (two types of endocrine-disrupting chemicals) may be associated with lower bone mineral density in male teens, according to a new ...

Physicians may be able to determine if menopause-related bone loss is already in progress or about to begin by measuring the level of a hormone called anti-Mullerian hormone that declines as women ...

What determines the switch from bone formation to resorption has been unclear. Researchers show that intercellular communication via extracellular vesicles from bone-making osteoblasts is a key ...

To enhance the regeneration of bone, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2, or BMP-2. However, it is expensive and only moderately effective. ...

Men with high levels of body fat have lower bone density and may be more likely to break a bone than those with normal levels of body fat, according to a new ...

Researchers found that prunes can help prevent or delay bone loss in postmenopausal women, possibly due to their ability to reduce inflammation and oxidative stress, both of which contribute to bone ...

Channels on the surface of bone cells called osteocytes help build stronger bones in response to mechanical stress, shows a new ...

Drugs we take like prednisone can weaken our bones and so can aging, and scientists working to prevent both have some of the first evidence that the best target may not be the logical one. They are ...

Chronic inflammation caused by obesity may trigger the development of cells that break down bone tissue, including the bone that holds teeth in place, according to new research that sought to improve ...

Bone mineral density at the femoral neck bone in postmenopausal women decreased by an average of 10% during a 25-year follow-up, according to a new study. Being the world's hitherto longest ...

A new discovery about osteoporosis suggests a potential treatment target for that brittle-bone disease and for bone loss from rheumatoid ...

Researchers have identified a subpopulation of mesenchymal stem cells in the bone marrow that express the marker CD73. These cells have a higher potential for proliferation and differentiation, and ...

Epigenetic changes in old age increase risk of osteoporosis and bone ...

A 16-year study has revealed a link between cognitive decline, bone loss and fracture risk in ...

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