Stem Cell Research Sheds Light on Age-Related Osteoporosis

Researchers at China’s Zhejiang University and the University of Alabama in Birmingham have mapped cell mechanisms and shed light on the development of age-related osteoporosis. Age-Related Osteoporosis: An Overview Osteoporosis is known as the brittle bone disease. The condition is associated with weak bones that are at an increased risk of fractures. In healthy people, [Read More]

Reversing Osteoporosis One Stem Cell at a Time

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Osteoporosis is asymptomatic until it presents itself with a fracture. The condition affects an estimated 200 million people worldwide and causes close to 9 million fractures every year. Hip fractures resulting from senile osteoporosis nearly always require hospitalization and are fatal in 20 percent of patients, leaving another 50 percent permanently disabled. Only a third [Read More]

Is The Cure For Osteoporosis Coming Soon?

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Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Transplantation Prevents Functional Bone Loss in a Mouse Model of Age-Related Osteoporosis Osteoporosis presents significant morbidity and healthcare burdens. It affects over 200 million people worldwide. Osteoporosis can be a life threatening condition in the elderly. Age-related osteoporosis is a bone formation dysfunction which results from defective proliferation and differentiation of mesenchymal [Read More]

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