News tagged with bone fracture

Genetic factor in osteoporosis discovered

Spanish researchers have confirmed there is a genetic risk factor for osteoporosis and bone fractures. Although more studies are still needed, these findings will make it possible to take preventive measures.

dateSep 22, 2010 in Genetics
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Models suggest treatments for fractures that won't heal

New models, reinforced by in vivo experimentation, show why 5-10% of bone fractures don't heal properly, and how these cases may be treated to restart the healing process. Results of the model, published September 2 in the ...

dateSep 02, 2010 in Other
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