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Vitamin D, parathyroid hormone levels ‘don’t affect cardiovascular mortality’


December 16th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A new research has found that there is no link between serum levels of vitamin D or parathyroid hormone and cardiovascular mortality.Researchers collected data from the Rancho Bernardo ... Read more...

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Bear bones could provide clues for osteoporosis prevention


August 15th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 15 (ANI): Bears hibernate throughout winter and yet, when the re-emerge, their bones are stronger than ever. Michigan Technological University researchers set out to find why.Seth Donahue found that hibernating ... 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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Now, ’scarless’ thyroid surgery


November 25th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): Scientists from Tulane University School of Medicine have developed a novel surgical technique that would help remove all or a portion of the thyroid or parathyroid glands without ... Read more...

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Hormone could be key to keeping osteoarthritis at bay


September 14th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) An osteoporosis drug that prevents cartilage loss in a joint injury may also regenerate some cartilage that has been lost to degenerative osteoarthritis, according to a ... 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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Spiritual kids tend to be healthier


March 12th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Spiritual kids are more likely to be healthier, just like their adult counterparts, according to a new study.Dr. Barry Nierenberg, associate professor of psychology at Nova Southeastern ... Read more...

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Bone-building find hold hope for improved osteoporosis treatment


November 1st, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 1 (ANI): A team of American scientists claims to have uncovered an important step in hormone-triggered bone growth, paving the way for new osteoporosis drugs and better bone-building therapies. The ... Read more...

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Turning on hormone tap may help fight osteoporosis


July 16th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): European pharmacologists say that a potential new drug that ''opens the taps'' for the release of useful hormones may trigger the growth of new bones, and eventually ... Read more...

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Vitamin D might reduce death risk in chronic kidney disease patients


May 8th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 8 (ANI): A new study has revealed that treatment with activated vitamin D can cut death risk among patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), by one-fourth.Many patients with ... Read more...

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Vitamin D reduces mortality rate in kidney patients


May 8th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Activated vitamin D administered to patients with moderate to severe chronic kidney disease (CKD) reduces mortality by a fourth, according to the latest findings. The findings are based ... Read more...

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Pessimistic? Have a little vitamin D


May 6th, 2008 - 11:51 am ICT by admin
London, May 6 (IANS) Lower levels of vitamin D are likely to trigger a gloomy outlook among older men and women, according to a new study. About 13 percent of older individuals ... Read more...

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Removing bone marrow may speed up recovery after fractures: Study


April 3rd, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 3 (ANI): In a novel study, researchers from Yale University have found that removing some marrow from the broken bones can actually speed up recovery after fractures.The study led ... Read more...

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New protein opens possibilities of understanding autoimmune diseases


March 7th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): Researchers at the Uppsala University, Sweden, have identified a protein, called NALP5, which opens new possibilities of understanding both APS-1 - a rare hereditary disease where the immune ... 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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