Scientists at the University of Sheffield have discovered new ways to help detect and treat the debilitating brittle bone disease osteoporosis.
Genetics Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- New research from Queen Mary, University of London in collaboration with research groups in the USA sheds light on why gum disease can become more common with old age.
Immunology Apr 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Millions of people around the world are prescribed glucocorticoids for a wide variety of inflammatory conditions, including, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma and inflammatory bowel diseases. Although they are effective and widely ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Vitamin E may stimulate cells that result in bone loss, a new study suggests.
Medical research Mar 04, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (7) | 2 |
Scientists have long known that calcium leaches from the bones both during lactation and in certain types of cancer. The driver behind these phenomena is a molecule called parathyroid hormone related protein (PTHrP), which ...
Medical research Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Loss of bone density leads to brittle bones that fracture easily. It is a major complication of spinal cord injury (SCI), which affects about 250,000 Americans every year.
Health Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An endocrine hormone used in clinical trials as an anti-obesity and anti-diabetes drug causes significant and rapid bone loss in mice, raising concerns about its safe use, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers ...
Medical research Feb 07, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1 |
A drug that has been shown to prevent breast cancer in postmenopausal women at high risk of developing the disease, and is poised for widespread use, appears to significantly worsen age-related bone loss, according to an ...
Cancer Feb 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
University of Rochester Medical Center researchers have discovered new links between leukemia cells and cells involved in bone formation, offering a fresh perspective on how the blood cancer progresses and raising the possibility ...
Medical research Jan 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
New research suggests that a calorie-restricted diet higher in proteinmostly from dairy foodsand lower in carbohydrates coupled with daily exercise has a major positive impact on bone health in overweight and ...
Health Nov 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) found that consumption of dairy foods and higher protein resulted in improvements in markers of bon ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- To keep the skeleton strong as the body ages, bones go through a process akin to urban renewal: Old structures are torn down and new ones built in their place.
Medical research Nov 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The birth control shot Depo Provera offers a convenient alternative for women who don't want to remember to take a daily pill. Ironically, research from Arizona State University has shown the shot actually may impair a person's ...
Medical research Nov 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Normal bacteria which live in our mouths provide the catalyst for the development of gum disease, a debilitating condition which leads to painful gums and the loosening of teeth, new research from Queen Mary, ...
Dentistry Oct 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |
Osteoporosis is blamed for backbone fractures. The real culprit could well be our own vertebrae, which evolved to absorb the pounding of upright walking, researchers at Case Western Reserve University say.
Medical research Oct 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |