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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 »
A Diet for Kids that Promotes Bone Growth, Not Fat by Cindy Haskin-Popp Posted Wed 09 Jun 2010 10:27am Dark-green vegetables, such as the broccoli above, and deep-yellow vegetables are part of a diet that can promote bone growth while attenuating fat accumulation in children. “Eat your dark-green and deep-yellow veggies and limit fried foods” is the message for parents who are interested in promoting bone growth, not fat, in their chil ... Read on »
University of California engineers develop novel method for accelerating bone growth by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 01 Jul 2009 6:46pm This piece appeared on the Ortho Supersite last month Engineers at the University of California at San Diego have developed a way to help accelerate bone growth through the use of nanotubes and stem cells. The finding could lead to quicker and better recovery for patients who undergo orthopedic surgery. UCSD researchers and engineers used ... Read on »
Protein Could Be Key For Drugs That Promote Bone Growth by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Mon 15 Oct 2012 9:33pm Georgia Health Sciences University researchers have developed a mouse that errs on the side of making bone rather than fat, which could eventually lead to better drugs to treat inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. Drugs commonly used to treat those types of conditions – called glucocorticoids – work by turning down the body’s ... Read on »
i-FACTOR™ Bone Graft – Enhanced Healing processes for Growth by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 07 Apr 2009 11:47pm The product is under clinical trials here in the US but is available outside the US.  I seem to remember having some of this done when I had my dental implants to create bone mass in my jaw, maybe not the same product but it sounds like the same or similar type of process.  I know it worked.  BD  i-FACTOR™ bone graft is the only bone graft s ... Read on »
Bone Up: Your Top 10 List for Maximizing Skeletal Health by Michelle T Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:39am 1 Comment Food Insight Most people understand that nutrition affects bone health. In fact, many are aware that calcium is critical for building healthy bones and preventing osteoporosis later in life. What may be less apparent is that in addition to calcium, a constellation of nutritional and lifestyle factors influence the h ... Read on »
Bone Finding May Point to Hope f ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 28 Nov 2008 10:59am Bone Finding May Point to Hope for Osteoporosis By GINA KOLATA 28 nov 2008--Bone formation appears to be controlled by serotonin, a chemical previously known mainly for its entirely separate role in the brain, researchers are reporting. The discovery could have enormous implications, osteoporosis experts say, because there is an urgent nee ... Read on »
Agave fructans for healthy bones, fighting osteoporosis by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 05 Apr 2010 12:00am - The agave plant, famous for giving the world tequila, contains natural fructans that seem ideal for use in preparing so-called functional foods with health benefits over and above serving as a source of nutrients, scientists reported ... Read on »
Stem Cell Treatments May Help Broken Bones Mend That Are Not Healing Properly by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 06 Jun 2011 4:08am Stem cells are taken from bone marrow and so far this has been tested in mice and the cells were engineered to produce IGF-1, a hormone for growth and it appears to be working in the lab to repair bone growth as well.  The IGF-1 hormone is approved for children for growth failures currently and the combination with the stem cells might be some ... Read on »
Eat Prunes For Postmenopausal Bone Health by Lynette Sheppard Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Fri 03 Feb 2012 4:54pm Aspen Summer Trees © lynette sheppard “Ick! I’m not eating those!” I told my grandmother. “I’ll eat them,” crowed  my little brother, human garbage receptacle and eternal suckup. “They’re just giant raisins.” When we were kids visiting Grandma, she always served us prunes for breakfast. She claimed they were “good for us.” Turns out ... Read on »