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Abstinence, exercise helps reclaim bone loss


September 17th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Sep 16 (IANS) Alcoholism is known to cause osteoporosis, which increases risk of fractures, but it can be undone by eight weeks of abstinence and some exercise, suggests a ... Read more...

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Playing basketball, soccer staves off Osteoporosis


May 7th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, May 7 (IANS) Young men who play load bearing games such as volleyball and basketball for four hours a week or more increase bone mass, which may ensure protection ... Read more...

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Mars astronauts may be risking DNA damage


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Future astronauts working on the Red Planet's surface risk general changes in health at the DNA level because of an increased radiation exposure, a prominent ... Read more...

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Vitamin D deficiency may cause infertility


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Feb 3 (IANS) Austrian scientists have found vitamin D's deficiency, long held as a risk factor for diseases like diabetes, may cause infertility among men and women.This deficiency has ... 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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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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Ancient reptiles too had oral infections


April 19th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 19 (IANS) Our susceptibility to oral infection parallels those of ancient reptiles that evolved to eat a diet incorporating plants in addition to meat, a study says. Robert ... Read more...

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Soon, oestrogen therapy with no side-effects!


April 12th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): Swedish researchers have found a way of utilising the positive effects of oestrogen in mice so that only the skeleton is acted on.Oestrogen is the hormone that principally ... 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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Animals’ thighbones study reveals how they can efficiently carry loads


March 9th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): A new research has revealed that the structures inside animals' thighbones enable them to support huge loads whilst being relatively lightweight.The researchers say the findings could lead to ... Read more...

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Poster girl of Taliban oppression gets new nose


October 13th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) The young Afghan woman whose nose was chopped off by her husband and who later went on to become the poster girl of Taliban oppression has now ... 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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Long-term use of osteoporosis drug may weaken bones


March 11th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 11 (ANI): A new research has suggested that common drugs used to treat the brittle bone disease osteoporosis could make limbs easier to break if used for too long.Scientists found ... Read more...

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Silicon in beer may prevent osteoporosis


February 8th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 8 (IANS) Beer is a significant source of dietary silicon, a key ingredient for increasing bone mineral density, and hence a moderate consumption may help fight osteoporosis. Food science and ... Read more...

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Indian-American explores how ageing impacts bones


December 3rd, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) A new study, led by an Indian American, has paved the way for atomic-level explorations on how disease and ageing affect the bone. "If people think of bone at ... Read more...

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Stem cells in breast milk could fulfil baby’s ‘genetic destiny’


November 22nd, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): A new research has found three different types of stem cells in breast milk which may be the reason why mother's milk is deemed best for babies.Dr Mark ... Read more...

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Why coelic disease patients develop osteoporosis


October 8th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): People suffering from coelic disease, a digestive condition, are at an increased risk of developing osteoporosis, as their immune system attacks bone tissue, say researchers.It was previously believed ... Read more...

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Stem cells linked to bone density loss in astronauts


September 29th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 29 (ANI): Scientists from University of New South Wales in Sydney claim to have found the reason why long-term exposure to microgravity causes loss of bone density and muscle wasting ... Read more...

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Stem cell studies pave way for novel bone repair pastes


September 23rd, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 23 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Maryland Dental School have conducted new stem cell studies that may pave the way for the use of strong, mouldable, and injectable pastes ... Read more...

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Cannabis may protect against osteoporosis


August 14th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): Cannabis may reduce bone strength in the young, and could also protect against osteoporosis, a weakening of the bones, in later life, a new study has found.In the ... Read more...

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Shed of hairs identified by DNA analysis as belonging to Copernicus


July 8th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): In a new DNA analysis of shed of hairs, Swedish and Polish scientists have identified the remains of famous astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, which were found under the cathedral ... Read more...

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New approach to rapidly grow bone tissue devised


December 16th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): With the help of stem cells, a Columbia University scientist has developed a novel way to "grow" bone and other tissues.Previous approaches have included the use of ... Read more...

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Silk could hold the key to building bones


November 19th, 2008 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 19 (ANI): Spider and silkworm silks are among the strongest natural fibres in existence and could hold the key to engineering healthy bone tissue and replacing damaged bone and ... Read more...

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Ancient DNA of Egyptian mummies yield earliest evidence of malaria


October 24th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): A new study of the ancient DNA of two Egyptian mummies who died more than 3,500 years ago have provided clear evidence for the earliest known cases ... Read more...

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Hydrogels provide scaffolding for growth of bone cells


August 18th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 18 (IANS) Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed hydrogels that may provide a suitable framework to enable bone regeneration. The hydrogels have been found to encourage the growth of ... Read more...

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Simple ultrasound exam of the heel may predict osteoporosis risk in women


June 24th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 24 (ANI): A simple ultrasound examination will now be able to predict if a woman is at an increased risk for fractures due to osteoporosis, says a new ... Read more...

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Stick-like nanoparticles aid denser bone tissue production


June 14th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 14 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, bioengineers and bioscientists at Rice University and Radboud University in Nijmegen , Netherlands , have discovered that it is possible to grow ... Read more...

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Enzyme replacement therapy may help treat congenital form of rickets


May 31st, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 31 (ANI): In a study on mice, researchers at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research have successfully discovered that enzyme replacement therapy may act as a potential treatment ... Read more...

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Yale scientists develop technique to create new bone


February 15th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 15 (ANI): It will now be possible to initiate rapid formation of new bone at targeted locations in the body, for researchers have come up with a technique that ... Read more...

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Popular osteoporosis drugs raise bone necrosis risk threefold


January 16th, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 16 (ANI): A study by University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute has cited that a popular class of osteoporosis drugs, known as bisphosphonates, can triple ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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