New target may help protect bones as we age

Journal Reference: Jessica L Pierce, Anuj K Sharma, Rachel L Roberts, Kanglun Yu, Debra L Irsik, Vivek Choudhary, Jennifer S Dorn, Husam Bensreti, Reginald D Benson, Helen Kaiser, Andrew Khayrullin, Colleen Davis, Chase J Wehrle, Maribeth H Johnson, Wendy B Bollag, Mark W Hamrick, Xingming Shi, Carlos M Isales, Meghan E McGee‐Lawrence. The Glucocorticoid Receptor … Read more

‘Swiss cheese’ bones could be cause of unexplained low back pain

Journal Reference: Shuangfei Ni, Zemin Ling, Xiao Wang, Yong Cao, Tianding Wu, Ruoxian Deng, Janet L. Crane, Richard Skolasky, Shadpour Demehri, Gehua Zhen, Amit Jain, Panfeng Wu, Dayu Pan, Bo Hu, Xiao Lyu, Yusheng Li, Hao Chen, Huabin Qi, Yun Guan, Xinzhong Dong, Mei Wan, Xuenong Zou, Hongbin Lu, Jianzhong Hu, Xu Cao. Sensory innervation … Read more

Fleshing out the bones of Quetzalcoatlus, Earth’s largest flier ever

Journal Reference: Kevin Padian, James R. Cunningham, Wann Langston, John Conway. Functional morphology of Quetzalcoatlus Lawson 1975 (Pterodactyloidea: Azhdarchoidea). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 2021; 41 (sup1): 218 DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2020.1780247 But 70 million years ago, along the Rio Grande River in Texas, a more impressive and scarier creature stalked the marshes: the 12-foot-tall pterosaur known as … Read more

Thin and brittle bones strongly linked to women’s heart disease risk

Journal Reference: Jiesuck Park, Yeonyee Elizabeth Yoon, Kyoung Min Kim, In-Chang Hwang, Wonjae Lee, Goo-Yeong Cho. Prognostic value of lower bone mineral density in predicting adverse cardiovascular disease in Asian women. Heart, 2021; heartjnl-2020-318764 DOI: 10.1136/heartjnl-2020-318764 Osteoporosis, often dubbed brittle bone disease, is common, particularly among women after the menopause. It is characterised by thinning … Read more

A stunning 3D map of blood vessels and cells in a mouse skull could help scientists make new bones

A stunning 3D map of blood vessels and cells in a mouse skull could help scientists make new bones – NovLink Home Mash O A stunning 3D map of blood vessels and cells in a mouse skull could help scientists make new bones We wish to say thanks to the author of this post for … Read more

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