Bone

BONE has an unsurpassed reputation for excellence. The Journal is an interdisciplinary forum for the rapid publication of original, experimental or clinical studies, and review articles dealing with both normal and pathological processes which occur in bone or in other tissues affecting bone metabolism. Well-documented case reports are also featured. Particular attention is placed on the application of experimental studies to clinical practice.

Publisher
Elsevier
Website
http://www.journals.elsevier.com/bone/
Impact factor
4.023 (2011)

Some content from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA

Gerontology & Geriatrics

New frailty index to improve aged care outcomes

A new frailty index, developed and validated by the SAHMRI-based Registry of Senior Australians (ROSA), is set to improve aged care and health outcomes for vulnerable older people.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fracture risk associated with bisphosphonate drug holidays

Bisphosphonates have been shown to reduce the risk of osteoporotic fractures. To avoid possible side effects of long-term therapy, many patients take a drug holiday after several years of bisphosphonate therapy. A team from ...

Medical research

Is vitamin K the secret key to bone strength?

When we think of strong bones, we usually think of milk, a rich source of the nutrients that promote bone density: calcium and vitamin D. But we may be overlooking another important nutrient created closer to home—in our ...

Medical research

Why do bones fail?

Can analytical methods from materials science help researchers better understand human bones? A team at Empa in Thun is pursuing precisely this approach.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The delicate balance of treating growing but brittle bones

Osteoporosis is a medical condition that causes bones to become fragile and brittle. It is a major health problem worldwide, mainly affecting adults. However, children can also rarely be affected as a result of other diseases ...

page 1 from 3