Archive: 07/31/2008

Cholesterol-lowering drug boosts bone repair

Lovastatin, a drug used to lower cholesterol and help prevent cardiovascular disease, has been shown to improve bone healing in an animal model of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). The research, reported today in the open access ...

Jul 31, 2008
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Like eavesdropping at a party

Cells rely on calcium as a universal means of communication. For example, a sudden rush of calcium can trigger nerve cells to convey thoughts in the brain or cause a heart cell to beat. A longstanding mystery has been how ...

Jul 31, 2008
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