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    7-Nov-2018 10:30 AM EST

Article ID: 703123

Promising New Targeted Therapy for Acceleration of Bone Fracture Repair

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)

There are over six million fractures per year in the U.S. with direct costs in the billions, not to mention lost productivity. The only drug currently available to accelerate the healing process must be applied directly onto the fracture surface during surgery, but not all breaks require such intervention. New research, Bone Fracture-Targeted Dasatinib Conjugate Potently Enhances Fracture Repair In Vivo, presented today at the 2018 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) PharmSci 360 Meeting highlights a novel bone anabolic agent that, when injected, intravenously reduces femur fracture healing time by 60 percent without impacting the surrounding healthy tissue.

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1-Nov-2018 12:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 703494

Five Foods to Strengthen Bones and Joints

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Kathryn Weatherford, RD, LDN, CNSC, a registered dietitian at BIDMC, shares five food recommendations to help strengthen bones and joints.

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6-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 703407

Study Finds “Dual Mobility” Hip Replacement Implant Reduces Risk of Dislocation

Hospital for Special Surgery

Research conducted at Hospital for Special Surgery and other joint replacement centers indicates that a newer “modular dual mobility” hip replacement could reduce the risk of dislocation in revision surgery patients. The study was presented at the annual meeting of the American Assoc. of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

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5-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST

Article ID: 703202

Supply chain transparency needed to combat soaring insulin costs

Endocrine Society

Spiraling insulin costs have created a dangerous barrier for many people with diabetes who need to access lifesaving treatments. The Endocrine Society is calling on stakeholders across the supply chain to help reduce out-of-pocket costs for people with diabetes.

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1-Nov-2018 9:55 AM EDT

Article ID: 703189

NUS study: RNA defects linked to multiple myeloma progression in high risk patients

National University of Singapore

Researchers from the Cancer Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore have uncovered an association between RNA abnormalities and MM progression.

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31-Oct-2018 9:05 PM EDT
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    31-Oct-2018 5:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 702886

LJI investigators discover how protein pair controls cellular calcium signals

La Jolla Institute for Immunology

Two studies recently published by La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) investigators Patrick Hogan, PhD, and Aparna Gudlur, PhD, report how a calcium-sensing protein called STIM1 signals that it's time to initiate calcium retrieval and then relays that message to its partner, the calcium channel ORAI.

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26-Oct-2018 1:35 PM EDT

Article ID: 703081

Becoming More Sensitive to Pain Increases the Risk of Knee Pain Not Going Away

Universite de Montreal

A new study by researchers in Montreal and Boston looks at the role that pain plays in osteoarthritis, a disease that affects over 300 million adults worldwide.

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30-Oct-2018 2:10 PM EDT

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