All posts tagged "bone"
New Research Identifies Compound that Can Prevent Bone Destruction
Loss of bone strength occurs in a number of diseases, including when cancers attack bones. To prevent this, it is essential to understand how bone is produced and broken down. New research has found that a particular...
- Posted April 4, 2014
Osteoporosis Drugs May Put Some Patients At Risk for Atypical Fractures
Genetic differences in some osteoporosis patients may explain why they have higher rates of an usual type of fracture. Bone-strengthening drugs may have a different effect on different types of bone, which can be problematic for some...
- Posted November 15, 2013
Understanding of Skull Bone Could Lead to New Osteoporosis Treatments
Researchers have uncovered fundamental differences between the bone which makes up the skull and the bones in our limbs, which they believe could hold the key to tackling bone weakness, fractures and osteoporosis. It is well know...
- Posted December 19, 2009
Inflammatory Molecules Play a Role in Weakening of Bones in Diabetes
According to the results of a study in mice, the inflammatory molecule TNF-? (tumor necrosis factor-alpha) could contribute to delayed bone fracture healing in diabetes. Image: Computer rendered crystal structure of TNF-?. Diabetes, a condition where the...
- Posted September 28, 2009