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Key to male potency may lie in bones


February 20th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) The skeleton may be the key to fertility in male mice through a hormone released by it known as osteocalcin, a study suggests, and this could well be ... Read more...

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Male fertility is in the bones, shows mice study


February 18th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new study has discovered that the skeleton acts as a regulator of fertility in male mice through a hormone released by bone-osteocalcin.Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bones may have bigger role in diabetes than believed


July 23rd, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Two new studies have analysed the interplay between bone and blood sugar, suggesting that bones play a more important role in the onset of diabetes than previously thought.Mice ... Read more...

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New way to accelerate bone healing


April 29th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27 (ANI): A group of researchers has found a way to significantly speed up the healing of broken bones in mice.The feat which, if replicated in humans, could mean people ... Read more...

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Drug inhibiting serotonin in gut could reverse osteoporosis


February 8th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 8 (IANS) An investigational drug that inhibits production of serotonin, primarily known as a neurotransmitter, in the gut cured osteoporosis in mice and rats, according to a new report. Serotonin ... Read more...

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It takes gut to form a bone


November 27th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): When it comes to bone formation, serotonin produced in gut has a major role to play, finds a new study.The study led by Columbia University researchers have ... Read more...

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