Bone structure Articles & Stories:

Muscles Benefit Bones Three Times More than Fat

Muscles Benefit Bones Three Times More than Fat Although it is widely known that overweight individuals develop stronger bones, a hot topic for osteoporosis investigators over the last 20 years has been whether muscle or fat has a greater impact on bone mineral density. Vietnamese and Australian researchers have now demonstrated that the im... Read More

Tea Consumption Can Help Weight Loss and Improve Bone Health and Mood

Tea Consumption Can Help Weight Loss and Improve Bone Health and Mood A collection of 12 new articles from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition demonstrate that tea may boost a person%u2019s health in a number of ways including the promotion of weight loss, preventing chronic illness, and improving mood. Read More

New Sea Coral Material May Make Bone Grafts Better

New Sea Coral Material May Make Bone Grafts Better Bone grafts may one day include sea coral more extensively, all because of a small clinical study that discovered that refining its properties makes it more compatible and degradable compared to a currently used derivative. The study was conducted by researchers at Swansea University in the UK... Read More

Musculoskeletal Conditions and Injuries May Be Linked to Statin Use

Musculoskeletal Conditions and Injuries May Be Linked to Statin Use Using statin drugs to treat high cholesterol may also lead to musculoskeletal problems, joint diseases, and injuries. This is according to scientists from VA North Texas Health Care System and reported JAMA Internal Medicine. Read More

Research Reveals Potential Prevention for Muscle Loss, Obesity, and Diabetes

Research Reveals Potential Prevention for Muscle Loss, Obesity, and Diabetes Research from Nanyang Technological University has revealed breakthroughs regarding how the body loses muscle, potentially opening the door for new treatments to fight aging, obesity, and diabetes. The study is published in the journal Cell Metabolism. Read More

Children Should Exercise to Ward off Osteoporosis

Children Should Exercise to Ward off Osteoporosis For teens, playing football, soccer, or running for at least three hours a week could aid in counteracting the potential damage to bone health caused by extended time sitting. An international team of researchers have discovered evidence that adolescents who invest long hours in particular sed... Read More

Calcium And Vitamin D Supplements Hold Questionable Value

Calcium And Vitamin D Supplements Hold Questionable Value Handing out prescriptions for calcium and vitamin D supplements for men at risk of bone loss from hormonal treatment for prostate cancer would appear to be beneficial. However, new research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center showed that this type of supplementation did not show any improv... Read More

Understanding the Complex Relationship Between Muscle and Bone

Understanding the Complex Relationship Between Muscle and Bone Researchers have long known that progressive loss of muscle mass and bone density is part of the natural aging process. However, little work has been done to determine how muscle tissue affects in the inner and outer layers of bone microstructure. A Mayo Clinic study examined skeletal muscle m... Read More

New Hope for Bone Cancer Patients

New Hope for Bone Cancer Patients Bone cancer is a very rare condition, but until the last several years, if it was diagnosed in a limb, it meant certain amputation. But with the introduction of internal prosthetics that can replace diseased bone, everything has changed. Surgeons now have the capacity to reconstruct diseased b... Read More

Stem Cells May Help Heal Complicated Fractures

Stem Cells May Help Heal Complicated Fractures Breakthrough technologies harnessing the power stem cells provide new methodologies for the healing of complicated bone fractures. Read More

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