Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Depression, anxiety may affect bone metabolism in older teens

(HealthDay)—Major depressive disorder (MDD), generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) use are associated with bone metabolism in older adolescents and young adults, according ...

Medical research

Link between cells associated with aging and bone loss

Mayo Clinic researchers have reported a causal link between senescent cells - the cells associated with aging and age-related disease - and bone loss in mice. Targeting these cells led to an increase in bone mass and strength. ...

Medical research

Bone disease traced to the Middle Ages

The special form of the bone disease osteopetrosis that exists in Västerbotten is due to a gene mutation that can be traced back to the Middle Ages and leads to defective bone resorption, according to new research led at ...

Medical research

Studying bone loss mechanism in space

Researchers at Hong Kong Baptist University are conducting a study on board China's spacecraft Tianzhou-1 in order to understand the effect of the "CKIP-1" gene on bone formation under microgravity in space.

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