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‘Ibuprofen promotes bone healing post fracture’


July 4th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 4 (IANS) Ibuprofen, one of the most commonly prescribed pain killers worldwide, also promotes bone healing, after a fracture or bone surgery, a study has said and claimed ... Read more...

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Bone-like material created with 3D printer


December 1st, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) It looks, feels and acts like a real bone -- but it has come off from an inkjet printer. Washington State University researchers have used a ... Read more...

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New gene could trigger osteoporosis


October 5th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 5 (IANS) A new gene could increase chances of developing osteoporosis, a "silent" disease characterised by increased bone fragility and risk of fracture.Eighty percent of hip fractures are ... Read more...

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Cells coordinate to promote exercise


September 20th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Thanks to chatting among divergent cell types, exercise strengthens bones, reduces belly fat and staves off diabetes by improving insulin sensitivity, says a new research.The study ... Read more...

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Mechanism involved in breast cancer’s spread to bone uncovered


February 4th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A team of Princeton University scientists has discovered a mechanism involved in breast cancer's spread to bone, which may lead to a new treatment for the disease.Cancer cells ... Read more...

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Measles virus plays key role in Paget’s disease of bone


January 15th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A team of researchers, led by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, have found that a gene from the measles virus plays a key role in the ... Read more...

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Scientists discover protein that arrests cancer-spreading enzyme


January 4th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Scientists at The University of Texas have discovered a protein that arrests an enzyme that may worsen and spread cancer.They also found that the same deactivation of the ... Read more...

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Rare disease ‘paves way for creating stem cells’


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Harvard researchers have found that by mimicking a rare genetic disorder in a dish, they can rewind the internal clock of a mature cell and drive it back ... Read more...

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New research holds promise for development of novel osteoporosis drug


October 5th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): 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.On the basis of ... Read more...

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Titanium foam implants to revolutionize bone injury treatments


September 23rd, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): A new kind of implant, Titanium foam, could revolutionize how bone injury treatments are carried out, according to a new study.The foam resembles the inside of a bone ... Read more...

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Blocking bacteria’s ‘death signal’ could treat severe bone disease


September 7th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 7 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that a surface molecule on bacteria which instructs bone cells to die could be the target for new treatments for bone disease.Blocking the death signal ... Read more...

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Blueberries, green tea may boost memory in old age


July 21st, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A combination of nutrients called NT-020- made from blueberries, green tea, and amino acids, such as carnosine-successfully promoted adult neural stem cell proliferation in aged rats and boosted ... Read more...

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“Bionic” English Cat Gets Prosthetic Paws


June 28th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri London, June 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Oscar" the cat has just received it's new prosthetic paws which makes him the first "bionic" cat in the world. Reportedly, Oscar lost two of ... Read more...

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Exercise may help in bone formation in osteoporosis


April 8th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (IANS) For osteoporosis patients who are unable to exercise, help may be on the way. Scientists have discovered how new therapies can trick bones into thinking they are getting ... Read more...

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Exercise pill for osteoporosis patients on the way


April 8th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): Scientists have discovered precisely how mechanical stress, such as exercise, promotes new bone growth, a discovery which could lead to the development of new drugs for osteoporosis patients ... Read more...

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Fast walking, jogging don’t prevent increased bone turnover during weight loss


March 12th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): If you think it is only good to lose weight by jogging and fast walking, then here's the twist in the tale-such weight-bearing exercises fail to prevent the ... Read more...

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Humans may one day be able to regrow organs and limbs


February 20th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 20 (ANI): A breakthrough research by an Indian-origin Kiwi scientist may soon enable humans to regrow parts of their body in the same way some amphibians do.Vishal Bhasin, a former ... Read more...

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Stem cell capsules may help mend broken bones


February 16th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 16 (ANI): French and Australian scientists have come up with a new way of delivering stem cells that could one day lead to a single injection to mend broken or ... Read more...

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HIV-infected postmenopausal women at increased bone fracture risk


January 6th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Postmenopausal HIV-infected women have a high prevalence of low bone mineral density and high bone turnover placing them at high risk for future bone fractures, says a new ... Read more...

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Scientists produce bioactive glass nanofibers


December 19th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 19 (ANI): Scientists have developed "laser spinning", a novel method of producing bioactive glass nanofibres with materials.The technique had been produced by a team of researchers from the University of ... Read more...

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Skull bone holds key to tackling osteoporosis


December 19th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) Scientists have uncovered basic differences between the bone which makes up the skull and the bones in our limbs, which could hold the key to tackling bone weakness ... Read more...

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Skull bone may help tackle osteoporosis


December 19th, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): British scientists have found fundamental differences between the bone which makes up the skull and the bones in our limbs.Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London believe the ... Read more...

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Green tea may help improve bone health


September 17th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): Green tea may help improve bone health, researchers in Hong Kong have reported.The boffins found that the tea contains a group of chemicals that can stimulate bone formation ... Read more...

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Scientists move closer to making replacement bones using stem cell technology


July 27th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): Imperial College London scientists claim that they have moved a step closer to making replacement bones for patients with damaged or fractured bones using stem cell technology.The researchers ... Read more...

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Scientists edge closer to growing replacement bones


July 27th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Scientists have edged closer to growing replacement bones with stem cell technology. Molly Stevens, professor at Imperial College London and author of a new study said: "Our study ... Read more...

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Scientists find molecular ’switch’ that activates osteoporosis


June 15th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg (Germany), June 15 (DPA) German scientists claim to have found the molecular "switch" that activates osteoporosis, the crippling degenerative disease which afflicts millions of people, mostly older women. The German researchers at ... Read more...

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Scientists use 3D research model to study prostate cancer spread


April 26th, 2009 - 11:08 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Scientists from QUT's Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation are using a 3-D model to get deeper insights into how prostate cancer spread to the bones.Shirly Sieh, a ... Read more...

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Stem cells may stop osteoporosis, promote bone growth


March 5th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): A new study has shown that tweaking a certain group of multipotent stem cells-mesenchymal stem cells-with a hormone called interferon (IFN) in our bodies, might stop osteoporosis ... Read more...

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British scientists develop ””injectable bone”” that helps fractures


January 1st, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): British researchers have developed a material which can be squirted into broken bones where it hardens within minutes.Its makers, from Nottingham University, said that the toothpaste-like substance ... Read more...

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British scientists develop ”injectable bone” that helps fractures


December 7th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): British researchers have developed a material which can be squirted into broken bones where it hardens within minutes.Its makers, from Nottingham University, said that the toothpaste-like substance ... Read more...

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New bone implant technology for tissue engineering on the anvil


December 5th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): By using techniques normally used to make catalytic converters for cars, researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick are now developing a method to produce synthetic ... Read more...

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Scientists identify ”control knobs” for stem cells


December 4th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): By discovering that voltage changes across the membrane of adult human stem cells can control their differentiation, scientists have found what they call as ''control knobs'' for ... Read more...

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Bone-building find hold hope for improved osteoporosis treatment


November 1st, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 1 (ANI): A team of American scientists claims to have uncovered an important step in hormone-triggered bone growth, paving the way for new osteoporosis drugs and better bone-building therapies. The ... Read more...

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Found: Hormone that builds your bones


November 1st, 2008 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) Remember Skelegro in Harry Potter, the medicine that grows your bones back? Scientists have found a hormone that may have the same effect, though not as fast as ... Read more...

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Cheap osteoporosis prevention drug may be available in 2yrs


September 15th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 15 (ANI): Having shown that a new cheap drug called Denosumab can significantly help ease the symptoms of the crippling bone disorder osteoporosis, scientists are hoping that the revolutionary ... Read more...

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