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Osteoporosis drug may benefit patients with oral cancer


December 14th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 ANI): In a study of mice with oral cancer, a drug currently approved for osteoporosis treatment has been shown to reduce bone loss.The research suggests that the drug could ... Read more...

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Human trial of promising new osteoporosis drug to be launched


January 15th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 15 (ANI): Researchers have developed a new drug that holds great promise for building bones weakened by osteoporosis.Endocrinologists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC are keen ... Read more...

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Flaxseed oil ‘can reduce osteoporosis risk’


November 24th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): A new study by researchers from Egypt suggests that the use of flaxseed oil in food could help reduce the risk of osteoporosis in post-menopausal and diabetic women.Mer ... Read more...

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Diabetes can delay bone fracture healing


September 28th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 28 (ANI): An inflammatory molecule called TNF-a may contribute to delayed bone fracture healing in diabetics, according to a study.A research article on the study, published in the American Journal ... Read more...

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Gene behind gum disease, osteoporosis, arthritis identified


August 31st, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): An international team of researchers have identified a gene that is common in the development of gum disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoporosis.Experts at Hospital for Special Surgery say ... 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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Potential therapeutic target for bone-degenerating diseases identified


February 9th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): An international group of scientists have discovered a potential therapeutic target for bone-degenerating diseases, such as osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis.The team have found a chemical mediator that ... Read more...

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Calorie restricted diet doesnt cause bone loss in overweight adults


September 23rd, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): A calorie-restricted diet does not appear to induce bone loss in young, overweight adults, according to a report in the September 22 issue of Archives of Internal ... Read more...

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Aspirin may help fight against osteoporosis


July 10th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): An aspirin a day may keep osteoporosis at bay, at least that''s what a new research suggests. Researchers at the University of Southern California, School of Dentistry have ... Read more...

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Protein that plays critical role in bone formation, strength identified


February 25th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by admin
London , Feb 25 (ANI): A study by researchers from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston , has cited that a protein called Notch, that manages the determination of cell differentiation into ... Read more...

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