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Top five superfoods for strong bones

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 19:13

Our bones, which provide support for our bodies and help form our shape need to be taken care of as we age, particularly after the years of 30.

Feeling drowsy during the day? Check your bones

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 17:11

If you often feel sleepy during the day, chances are that your bones may also be fragile. Researchers have found that orexin proteins - blamed for spontaneous daytime sleepiness - also play a crucial role in bone formation.

New bone grown from monkey`s skin cells

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 18:06

Dubbed as a step towards the development of safe stem cell therapies for humans, researchers have successfully grown a new bone using a monkey`s own skin cells.

Women over 40 most affected by osteoarthritis

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 09:33

Women over the age of 40 are most affected by osteoarthritis and this is corroborated by the fact that they form 60 percent of the patients that undergo total knee replacement, an expert said Thursday.

History lesson: Couch potatoes have weaker bones

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 22:56

If you want stronger bones, get on with some intense physical activity as a relaxed lifestyle weakens bones, a study finds.

Boys at computers may develop weaker bones

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 12:51

Hooked to computer or television for long hours? It may put you at the risk of developing weaker bones leading to osteoporosis and fracture - especially if you are a teenaged boy - later in life.

Silk-based surgical implants could help heal broken bones

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 14:00

Researchers have developed surgical plates and screws which may not only offer improved bone remodeling following injury, but can also be absorbed by the body over time, eliminating the need for surgical removal of the devices.

Soon, silk devices to repair broken bones

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 15:00

Metal devices to fix broken bones may soon be a thing of the past. Using pure silk protein derived from silkworm cocoons, investigators have developed surgical plates and screws that bond the broken sections and enable a fracture to heal.

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