fracture healing

New models could offer treatments for fractures that won’t heal


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 3 (ANI): By using new models, reinforced by in vivo experimentation, researchers have shown why 5-10 percent of bone fractures don't heal properly, and how these cases may be treated ... Read more...

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Adult stem cells offer new treatment for fractures that fail to heal


October 5th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington, October 5 (ANI): Adult stem cells can offer a new treatment for the 10 to 20 percent of fractures that fail to heal, according to a new study."Lack of fracture ... Read more...

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Existing osteoporosis drug may keep joint injuries from causing long-term osteoarthritis


September 13th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 13 (ANI): Preliminary findings of a study suggest that an existing osteoporosis drug can prevent cartilage loss from osteoarthritis following injury to a joint, and also regenerate some cartilage that ... Read more...

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Osteoporosis drug can mend hard-to-heal elderly fractures


April 15th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): A drug commonly used to treat severe osteoporosis can mend hard-to-heal broken bones of elderly patients at a rate typically seen when they were young kids, say researchers.The ... Read more...

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Space-age device for early detection of bone disorders


February 19th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) A space age ultrasound device, being developed to fight bone disorders afflicting millions, will accelerate prediction of osteoporosis and fracture healing. National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) scientists are ... Read more...

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Osteoblast cell injections may speed up fracture healing


February 12th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Osteoblast cell obtained from a patient''s own bone marrow can help quicken the healing of a long bone fracture, according to a new study.Dr Seok-Jung Kim from ... Read more...

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Adult stem cells may help mend your broken bones


June 17th, 2008 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): A new study in mice by researchers at the University of North Carolina has shown that adult stem cells improve the healing of broken bones.The study also ... Read more...

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