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 ...

Mar 12, 2010
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Austria probes gruesome fate of Nazi-era disabled

(AP)—Forensic crews scraping away dirt from the remains of the Nazi-era psychiatric patients were puzzled: The skeletal fingers were entwined in rosary beads. Why, the experts wondered, would the Nazis—who ...

Oct 19, 2012
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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 ...

Oct 14, 2009
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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 ...

Feb 11, 2010
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