bone disease

Salty diets tied to kidney stones, osteoporosis


July 25th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 25 (IANS) People eating high salt diets tend to develop kidney stones and osteoporosis, a bone disease that leads to increased risk of fracture, says a study.Principal investigator ... Read more...

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Hope for arthritis treatment


May 28th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Hip replacements for some patients could be a thing of the past after surgeons pioneered a new stem cell procedure to tackle a bone disease that ... Read more...

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Scientists crack ancient bone disease


January 4th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 4 (IANS) Traces of a bone infection known as brucellosis were found in ancient skeletal remains, according to a genetic study.Characterised by chronic respiratory illness and fever, brucellosis ... Read more...

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Keep tab on osteoporosis pain-reliever: Experts (Oct 20 is World Osteoporosis Day)


October 19th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Even as researchers try to confirm the side effects of osteoporosis pain-relieving drugs on women, doctors say continuous consumption of the drug bisphosphonates can make ... Read more...

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Drug could prevent debilitating bone disease in wounded soldiers, kids


April 4th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): A new research has revealed that that a drug that interrupts a signaling-nuclear protein pathway can prevent heterotopic ossification (HO), a painful and often debilitating abnormal build-up of ... Read more...

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Scientists discover gene that causes severe osteoporosis disorder


March 7th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Scientists at King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas' have discovered the gene that is responsible for severe osteoporosis disorder.The study gives vital insight into possible causes ... Read more...

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Brain insulin plays critical role in development of diabetes


February 17th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a novel function of brain insulin.Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have discovered that impaired brain insulin action may be the cause of 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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Tomato juice helps beat bone disease


November 21st, 2010 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) Scientists say two glasses of tomato juice a day strengthens bones and can ward off osteoporosis.The key ingredient is thought to be lycopene, the antioxidant already credited with ... 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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First Medical Marijuana Ad Causes Controversy


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sept 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first ever advertisement of medical marijuana was aired a few days back, raising quite a few eyebrows. The first ever commercial of its kind, it ... Read more...

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Osteoporosis drug ‘doubles cancer risk’


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 03 (ANI): A new study has shown that people who take oral bisphosphonates for bone disease over five years may be doubling their risk of developing oesophageal cancer (cancer of ... Read more...

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Kids with celiac disease should go for vitamins to stave off bone disease: Study


July 23rd, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Kids suffering from celiac disease should include certain must-have vitamins in their diets to prevent weak bones and osteoporosis, according to researchers at the University of Alberta.A ... Read more...

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Heartburn pills may cause osteoporosis


May 30th, 2010 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) Drugs used by millions of patients to treat indigestion and heartburn have been linked to an increased risk of the bone disease osteoporosis. Research shows that long-term use of ... Read more...

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Heartburn pills ‘can raise osteoporosis risk’


May 29th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): Heartburn pills can lead to more than one bargained for - the drugs have been linked to an increased risk of the bone disease osteoporosis.According to a research, ... Read more...

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Gene discovery offers hope of screening test for bone disease


May 3rd, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): An international team of scientists, led by the University of Edinburgh, has identified three genes linked to the development of Paget's disease, a painful bone condition.The researchers believe ... Read more...

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Low-moderate alcohol consumption does not harm women’s bone health


April 28th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): A new study has offered more evidence that low to moderate alcohol consumption does not harm bone health in women.There is lack of information on low to moderate ... Read more...

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Truths About Tutankhamun: Club Foot And Other Disorders


February 17th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to latest researches, Tutankhamun, one of the most celebrated pharaohs, had died of malaria and also sported a club foot. The genetic researches proved the ... Read more...

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Ancient Irish skeletons could help solve mystery of rare genetic bone disease


August 25th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Dublin, August 25 (ANI): Two ancient skeletons with a rare genetic bone disease unearthed from a medieval Irish graveyard may hold key insights for medical experts in solving the mysterious ailment.The two ... Read more...

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Possible genetic links between environmental toxins and multiple myeloma identified


August 14th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 14 (ANI): Researchers associated with the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) have identified several changes in DNA sequences called single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) that are linked with a risk of bone ... Read more...

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Health warnings about sunlight-skin caner link ‘leading to Vitamin D deficiencies’


August 10th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
London, August 10 (ANI): A new piece of research has found a rise in Vitamin D deficiency in the wake of public health warnings that exposure to ultraviolet rays via sunlight may ... Read more...

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Now, test that predicts when a woman will reach menopause


May 26th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Scientists have made a new discovery that might be of great help for women planning to have babies later in life.For the first time, scientists have been ... Read more...

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Now, a biomaterial to rebuild broken bones


February 19th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 19 (ANI): In a major breakthrough towards rebuilding broken bones, Aussie scientists have created a synthetic biomaterial that encourages the body to create bone on its own.The biomaterial created ... Read more...

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Fitness freak Ursula Andress shocked by osteoporosis diagnosis


October 16th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Swiss actress Ursula Andress was shocked to learn that she had been diagnosed with the bone disease osteoporosis, as she is so fit and healthy.The former Bond ... Read more...

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Farming at young age can make kids develop bone disease in later life


July 15th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Farm chores might keep young boys in the pink, but the activities can harm kids'' overall bone health if they are done at a young age, according ... Read more...

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Drug treatment may boost healing and re-growth of injured bones


January 10th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): A new study in mice has found that a drug deferoxamine (DF), originally used to treat iron poisoning, can significantly boost the bodys own ability to heal and ... Read more...

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Shorter legs raise risk of liver disease


December 18th, 2007 - 7:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): Having short legs may not be a good thing, especially for your liver say researchers who found that there is a link between short legs and an increased ... Read more...

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