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The Frontal Bone’s Connected to the Parietal Bone’s Connected to the Occipital Bone… by Emily Posted Wed 15 Sep 2010 12:00am Oh my goodness, I’ve my first Anatomy quiz in 9hours and I am not ready!  A migraine hit last night and stopped my study session cold.  I’ve got to hurry to bed so I can keep learning in the morning. Breakfast. Three local prune plums from the farmers’ market, and a WW Sandwich Thin with 2T Wegman’s chunky pb and Croft ... Read on »
Bones, Bones, Brittle Little Bones. by Poker Face Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 5:08pm Today my talking Yoda died. Well his batteries did. My future is over! I can no longer squeeze his hands to have my questions answered! I need to fix him. Anyway, life is funny. I feel so utterly confused about so many things. I think when I was 9 I just imagined my life being a lot different than it is. I figured I would have graduated college by ... Read on »
Bone growth Agents (Bone Putty) Increases Spinal Surgery Costs - Study by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 03 Jul 2009 2:06pm The story has been out about some of the information on the benefits of spinal putty to enhance bone growth from one physician, but I can’t help but think of this as being nothing but a benefit.  As the article states with spinal surgery, the other alternative is to use chips from a patient’s pelvic bone, so now we are cutting at 2 areas.  As lo ... Read on »
Brittle Bones: Study finds kids with celiac have low bone mineral levels by Vanessa M. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 02 Feb 2009 10:50pm My mom and I both have celiac disease. And like many of you reading this blog post, we've both experienced a number of celiac-related complications. The most debilitating for my mom has been her struggle with osteoporosis. My mom eats calcium constantly. She is always drinking milk, eating yogurt and cheese and doing everything she can to u ... Read on »
Scientists Grow Human Bone from Stem Cells With Fat Tissue–Opening the Door for Bones to Be Repaired and Replaced With New by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 10 Jun 2012 10:54pm We have probably all read about orthopedic procedures that have been used to allow re-growth of muscles and small portions of bones, but this is a process that grows the entire bone outside of the patient’s body.  It makes sense as dentists have used synthetic bone material to help seat implants in the jaw with building up bone material.  I kn ... Read on »
Histology of Bone, Bone Structure, Anatomy, and Career Development by CCLCM Student .. Medical Student Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:04pm Our seminar this morning had two parts: one hour of histology of bone and one hour about bone structure. Histology of bones is kind of neat. The osteons, which are the basic structural unit of bone, are quite pretty. Here is a picture of one. Plus, there are only four types of cells that we have to know, and they are fairly easy to distinguish fr ... Read on »
Bone Density Does Not Necessarily Measure Bone Strength by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 9:34pm The greater the force you put on your bones during exercise, the stronger they become. Researchers at the University of Missouri in Columbia showed that recreational runners have denser bones than cyclists (Journal of Metabolism, February 2008). Another study from Université de St-Etienne in France show that youth soccer players have an increa ... Read on »
Dem bones, dem bones... by Betsy Clark Patient Expert Posted Wed 13 May 2009 11:33pm I have heard for many years that drinking soda leeches calcium from our bones. This article suggests that it's possibly just cola drinks but it's probably a safer bet just to leave them alone. Regular sodas are loaded with sugar and neither they nor diet sodas really contribute anything of value to your diet. I prefer plain old water or unsweet ice ... Read on »
Bone mineral density and bone turnover in systemic sclerosis by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:58pm Research by Alexandersson BT. and Colleague. AIMS: To elucidate bone mineral density (BMD) and bone turnover in an un-selected group of patients with Systemic Sclerosis (SSc) in national based registry. MATERIAL AND METHODS: All patients who have been diagnosed with SSc in Iceland were invited to participate in the study. Participants un ... Read on »
Updates on Bone Necrosis and Fractures from Bone Drugs by Pam Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm I am a little tardy in reporting this but there have been several studies out that give more information about the bone drugs and their side-effects. A University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute study has found that a popular class of osteoporosis drugs nearly triples the risk of developing bone necros ... Read on »