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Mar 23, 2017
Potential early warning signs of osteoporosis found in South Asian women

Pre-menopausal South Asian women could be more at risk of developing osteoporosis in later life than white Caucasian women, a new study in the Journal Bone reports....

Mar 21, 2017
Osteoporosis drug found safe in long-term trial

A new study provides reassuring information about the short-term and long-term safety of denosumab, a monoclonal antibody that is used to treat postmenopausal osteoporosi...

Mar 20, 2017
Intensive aquatic resistance training decreases body fat mass and improves physcial function in women with mild knee osteoarthritis

Aquatic resistance training significantly decreases body fat mass and increases walking speed, i.e., phsyical function in postmenopausal women with mild knee osteoarthrit...

Mar 16, 2017
Bariatric surgery impacts joint replacement outcomes in very obese patients

A study from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) finds that in morbidly obese patients, bariatric surgery performed prior to a total hip or knee replacement can reduce in-hospital ...

Mar 13, 2017
Could antidepressants stop prostate cancer from spreading?

Researchers have discovered an enzyme that helps prostate cancer cells spread to the bone, but antidepressants may have the potential to halt this process....

Mar 10, 2017
New material regrows bone

A team of researchers repaired a hole in a mouse's skull by regrowing "quality bone," a breakthrough that could drastically improve the care of people who suffer severe trauma ...

Mar 10, 2017
Bone-derived hormone suppresses appetite in mice

A hormone secreted by bone cells can suppress appetite, according to mouse studies conducted by Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers....

Mar 09, 2017
Antidepressants and anti-anxiety drugs linked to increased risk of hip fracture

In a recent study, older individuals who had fallen and broken a hip used antidepressant and anti-anxiety medications more frequently than the general older population....

Mar 07, 2017
Exercise-induced hormone irisin linked to new mechanisms for bone metabolism

Two weeks of voluntary wheel running induces higher expression of irisin - a fat-burning hormone that is released during exercise - in bone tissue in mice....

Mar 07, 2017
Light shed on evolutionary change in bones of middle ear of non-mammals, new study reveals

Researchers at King's College London have begun to uncover the cellular and molecular drivers underlying a key anatomical change during the evolution of mammals....

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