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Scar findings may pave way for new treatments of fibrotic diseases

Scientists have identified the molecular pathway through which physical force contributes to scarring Continue reading “Scar findings may pave way for new treatments of fibrotic diseases” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, December 8th, 2011
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Bone drugs may prolong life of replacement joints

Using bone-strengthening drugs may increase the longevity of joint replacements and cut the failure rate by half Continue reading “Bone drugs may prolong life of replacement joints” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, December 1st, 2011
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Proteins protect bones during weight loss dieting

Eating protein-rich foods, especially dairy products, protect bones when overweight or obese young women try to shed weight through dieting Continue reading “Proteins protect bones during weight loss dieting” More...

By BioNews On Friday, November 18th, 2011
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Regular fish oil decreases osteoarthritis pain

Hard evidence has now been found that taking small amounts of fish oil daily reduces joint pain in osteoarthritis patients Continue reading “Regular fish oil decreases osteoarthritis pain” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 15th, 2011
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Mirror trick could ease arthritis pain

Arthritic pain can be eased by an optical illusion relying on mirrors to trick the brain Continue reading “Mirror trick could ease arthritis pain” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, November 14th, 2011
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Hips don’t lie: Scientists

Your hips could reveal your innermost secrets — details about your mood, your health and even if you are telling lies Continue reading “Hips don’t lie: Scientists” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
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Obesity hormone ups risk of osteoporosis, fractures

The body’s obesity hormones are linked to osteoporosis and an increased risk of fractures, a new study has said Continue reading “Obesity hormone ups risk of osteoporosis, fractures” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 24th, 2011
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Left-handers at high risk of periodic limb movement disorder

Rhythmic limb movements during sleep, which may vary in intensity, may signal periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD), researchers say Continue reading “Left-handers at high risk of periodic limb movement disorder” More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 24th, 2011
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Modified shoes can ease pain in incurable osteoarthritis

A modified shoe can reduce the load in people with knee osteoarthritis, especially during walking, compared to traditionally-designed athletic shoes, new research shows Continue reading “Modified shoes can More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, October 19th, 2011
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Coming soon, world’s first guide to tackle osteoporosis

Health experts are about to finalise a series of wide-ranging recommendations on how to build strong bones to prevent the debilitating bone condition Continue reading “Coming soon, world’s first guide to More...