News tagged with bone fracture

Vitamin D and calcium interplay explored

Increasing calcium intake is a common -- yet not always successful -- strategy for reducing bone fractures. But a study supported in part by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) underscores the importance of vitamin D ...

dateMar 12, 2010 in Medical research
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Best Beers for Bone Health?

The old advertising slogan that "Guinness is Good for You" may have some truth to it after all. Every pint of the black stuff contains as much silicon as a pinch of sand -- and that silicon, according to recent but controversial ...

dateFeb 11, 2010 in Health
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Building Up Broken Bones

(PhysOrg.com) -- Any one of the 8 million Americans who suffer bone fractures each year knows how hard it is to wait for the bones to knit, or heal. Bone healing is also important for integration of dental implants for people ...

dateOct 14, 2009 in Materials Science
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