Researchers use mathematical modeling to raise density of bones badly degraded by osteoporosis
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  April 4, 2017  
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 Researchers use mathematical modeling to raise density of bones badly degraded by osteoporosisResearchers use mathematical modeling to raise density of bones badly degraded by osteoporosis
 
They may seem rigid and set in their ways, but your bones are actually under constant construction and deconstruction. They give up their nutrient treasures (calcium) to the body and then rebuild in a constant give-and-take sort of rhythm.
 
 
 Amgen, UCB present romosozumab Phase 2 results at ENDO 2017Amgen, UCB present romosozumab Phase 2 results at ENDO 2017
 
Amgen and UCB today announced results from the fourth year of a Phase 2 study showing the efficacy and safety of a second course of treatment with EVENITY™* (romosozumab), an investigational agent for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis.
 
   New partnership to provide clinicians with latest guidance on treating endocrine disordersNew partnership to provide clinicians with latest guidance on treating endocrine disorders
 
The Endocrine Society and Medscape announced today a new partnership that brings together the Society's expertise and Medscape's innovative, peer-to-peer digital platforms and award-winning content to provide clinicians with the latest guidance and most relevant insights on diagnosing and treating diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis, infertility, and other endocrine disorders.
 
   Sleep restriction linked to reduced levels of bone formation markerSleep restriction linked to reduced levels of bone formation marker
 
Insufficient sleep, a common problem that has been linked to chronic disease risk, might also be an unrecognized risk factor for bone loss. Results of a new study will be presented Saturday at the Endocrine Society's 99th annual meeting in Orlando, Fla.
 
 Researchers develop biomaterials from apple waste for regeneration of bone, cartilage tissues
 
Researchers develop biomaterials from apple waste for regeneration of bone, cartilage tissuesResearchers from UPM and CSIC have employed waste from the agri-food industry to develop biomaterials that are able to act as matrices to regenerate bone and cartilage tissues, which is of great interest for the treatment of diseases related to aging.
 
 
 Phase-contrast X-ray imaging could identify tumors earlier
 
Phase-contrast X-ray imaging could identify tumors earlierPhase-contrast X-ray imaging differs from conventional X-rays because it uses a different physical principle.