By Susan Scutti | Fri, 05/30/2014 - 18:00
Researchers discovered a new target that may be critical for the treatment of osteoporosis: human plastin 3 (PLS3) gene mutations.
By Nsikan Akpan | Wed, 06/26/2013 - 14:04
MIT creates custom coating with multiple nanolayers that releases medicating hormones to help bone implants adhere to native tissue.
By Ansa Varughese | Wed, 05/08/2013 - 19:41
A team of researchers from the UK is granted £12 million to develop home health sensor systems to monitor the health of the aging and vulnerable populations.
By Jonathan Weiss | Thu, 04/18/2013 - 12:25
A drug that blocks bone loss also stops new bone from forming.
By Ashik Siddique | Tue, 04/02/2013 - 08:15
Bioglass bone regeneration may be close- new engineering research can help these biological glass implants heal broken bones, then safely dissolve when their work is done.
By Makini Brice | Tue, 12/04/2012 - 13:52
A study has found that teenagers who smoke and have depressive symptoms may have an increased risk for developing osteoporosis later in life.
By Christine Hsu | Fri, 08/17/2012 - 13:05
Switching to a Mediterranean diet rich with olive oil strengthens and protects aging bones, scientists claim.
By Christine Hsu | Fri, 08/03/2012 - 11:19
A glass or two glasses of wine a day works just as well as medicine at maintaining bones strength and protecting older women from osteoporosis or thinning of bones.
By Nikki Tucker | Wed, 07/11/2012 - 11:31
A small study that comprised of 40 women suggests moderate alcohol consumption, combined with a healthy diet and physical activity, may lower the risk of osteoporosis.