Could the solution to osteoporosis be in the bile?

Osteoporosis is a degenerative disease where the bone density and quality are reduced. This disease is associated with substantial pain and disability leading to devastating long-term physical and psychological consequences. In Europe, the total osteoporosis economic burden was estimated at 30.7 billion euros in 2010, and is expected to reach…

Bone cells suppress cancer metastases

In breast cancer, there are cases of women and men whose cancer returns in their bones 20-30 years after they were treated for their primary disease and thought they were cancer-free. This phenomenon always puzzled Jefferson researcher Karen Bussard, PhD. How is it possible that breast cancer cells from a…

Osteoporosis by ultrasonic detect

With a simple ultrasound of the Heel bone, the bone health is similar to good assess with the conventional measurement of bone density by Dual x-ray Absorptiometry. This is reported by researchers from Chicago, who had compared both methods with each other. The Dual energy x-ray Absorptiometry (DXA) provides the…