Osteolectin’s Role in New Bone Formation and Maintaining Adult Bone Mass

Osteolectin’s Role in New Bone Formation and Maintaining Adult Bone Mass

A new bone-forming growth factor, Osteolectin (Clec11a), might one day be a useful therapeutic option for osteoporosis and in regenerative medicine.

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Snippet: Rheumatoid arthritis therapy

Snippet: Rheumatoid arthritis therapy

Studies suggest that the combination of omega 3, zinc and coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) inhibits inflammatory response and osteoclastogenesis in coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) and could be a potential candidate for the rheumatoid arthritis therapy.

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Case Report: Osteolysis of unknown origin

Case Report: Osteolysis of unknown origin

Sarcoidosis is a granulomatous disease that may affect any organ of the body. Localisation of the disease and clinical manifestations are highly variable between affected patients.

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Snippet: Nonvascularized fibular grafting

Snippet: Nonvascularized fibular grafting

Management of neglected and nonunion of femoral neck fracture is a challenging task. Non vascularized fibular graft osteosynthesis has encouraging results.

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Older age associated with DVT in patients with isolated calcaneal fractures

Older age associated with DVT in patients with isolated calcaneal fractures

Recently published results showed patients with isolated calcaneal fractures had an incidence of preoperative deep vein thrombosis that was almost twice as high as any reported in previously published examinations of lower extremity injuries.

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Research Article: Which Vitamin D in CKD-MBD? The Time of Burning Questions

Research Article: Which Vitamin D in CKD-MBD? The Time of Burning Questions

The rationale for the prescription of vitamin D sterols in chronic kidney disease (CKD) is rapidly increasing due to the coexistence of growing expectancies close to unsatisfactory evidences.

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Video: Vertebral Column Resection Demonstration by Jens Chapman, M.D.

Video: Vertebral Column Resection Demonstration by Jens Chapman, M.D.

Vertebral Column Resection Demonstration was presented by Jens Chapman, M.D. at the Seattle Science Foundation for the 3rd Annual One Spine Masters Course

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Over 90? Hip replacement is still possible

Over 90? Hip replacement is still possible

Senior citizens in their 90s, mostly women, are coming in for hip replacement surgeries after minor falls and with better facilities available for their care, these surgeries no longer carry the same risks they used to.

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Skeletal-Related Events Predict Higher Mortality in mCRPC

Skeletal-Related Events Predict Higher Mortality in mCRPC

Skeletal-related events (SREs) are associated with increased mortality in men with bone metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC), according to study findings published online in Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases.

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Toe-tapping to better health: Fidgeting helps prevent arterial dysfunction from sitting

Toe-tapping to better health: Fidgeting helps prevent arterial dysfunction from sitting

Previous research has shown that sitting for an extended period of time at a computer or during a long airline flight reduces blood flow to the legs, which may contribute to the development of cardiovascular disease. Now, researchers have found that fidgeting while sitting can protect the arteries in legs and potentially help prevent arterial disease.

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