• Milk Matters is a public health education campaign launched by the National Institutes of Health to promote calcium consumption among tweens and teens, especially during the ages of 11 to 15, a time of critical bone growth. (kidshealth.org)
  • An abstract of "Calcium, Dairy Products, and Bone Health in Children and Young Adults: A Reevaluation of the Evidence" is available online from Pediatrics . (edweek.org)
  • Are the pelleted bones calcium-depleted relative to fresh-killed (uneaten) small-mammal bones? (scienceblogs.com)
  • Does owl pellet composition vary during nesting (more calcium needed, from those bones, for making egg-shells) or are the bones regurgitated before much useful calcium/etc absorption takes place? (scienceblogs.com)
  • I have wondered if bony excrescences of some dinosaurs (frills, armour, bone-domes of Pachycephalosaurs etc) might usefully have served (amongst other uses) as storage depots for calcium/other minerals: as reserves of what might otherwise be limiting factors, thus allowing species so endowed to lay larger or oftener-repeated clutches of eggs, and/or to regurgitate calcium-rich material, to give their young a selective advantage ie rapid growth. (scienceblogs.com)
  • The calcium reserves are critical for female birds because they have strong but lightly-structured bones. (newscientist.com)
  • The study also found that the medication worsened age-related bone loss even for those who took adequate supplements of vitamin D and calcium, which are prescribed to prevent bone loss. (go.com)
  • The discovery helps explain why some people who survive heart damage develop abnormal calcium deposits--the main component of bone--in the valves or walls of the heart. (eurekalert.org)
  • Its proponents suggest that this menu plan could lead to stronger bones than the typical American diet rich in dairy products and animal protein, often enhanced by calcium supplements. (nytimes.com)
  • Bones are the storage tank for calcium compounds that regulate the acid-base balance of the blood, which must be maintained within a very narrow range. (nytimes.com)
  • When the blood becomes even slightly too acid, alkaline calcium compounds - like calcium carbonate, the acid-neutralizer in Tums - are leached from bones to reduce the acidity. (nytimes.com)
  • Those receiving bicarbonate, in an amount equivalent to nine servings of fruits and vegetables daily, experienced much lower levels of calcium loss in the urine, as well as a loss of N-telopeptide, the biochemical marker of bone resorption. (nytimes.com)
  • By contrast, Dr. Insogna said that although eating more protein raised the loss of calcium in urine, it also improved intestinal absorption of calcium and thus might not result in bone loss. (nytimes.com)
  • At the end of the study, more of the women who received denosumab had gained at least 3 percent of bone mass at the hip and lumbar spine than those who took alendronate. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Ribbons and struts of bone lock his skull to his spine, span and immobilize his shoulder and hip joints. (theatlantic.com)
  • Our multidisciplinary team provides expert care for patients with chordoma, a slow-growing bone cancer that can occur anywhere along the spine from the base of the skull to the tailbone. (massgeneral.org)
  • In the Division of Musculoskeletal Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital, musculoskeletal radiologists are recognized internationally for clinical expertise in the diagnosis of bone, joint and spine disorders including sports injury, trauma, arthritis, cancer and other conditions. (massgeneral.org)
  • The sacrum is connected to the tailbone, or coccyx , which is made of several fused vertebral bones at the base of the spine. (healthline.com)
  • The spine, or vertebral column , is a tower of bone that consists of 24 irregularly shaped bones along with the nine fused bones in the sacrum and coccyx. (healthline.com)
  • A DXA spine bone density report showing the image of the spine, the measured bone density, and comparisons to a young adult and individual of the same age. (hypertextbook.com)
  • A range for the mineral density of the bone of the spine region is from 1000 to 1200 g/cm 2 . (hypertextbook.com)
  • During this interval, the mean lumbar spine bone mineral increased from an initial value of 1.01 g/cm 2 to 1.07 g/cm 2 , an increase of 6.6% per year. (hypertextbook.com)
  • In the end, the investigators concluded that, among the study participants, specific yoga poses had led to 29 types of bone injuries, which included disk degeneration, vertebrae slippage, and compression fractures , likely due to poses that exacerbated the pressure on disks and vertebrae. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • There are 2 main types of bone marrow - red and yellow. (cancer.ca)
  • This suggests the drug achieved effective suppression of bone resorption, the researchers said. (washingtonpost.com)
  • When they extracted bone marrow from these glow-in-the-dark mice, they got glow-in-the-dark stem cells, which the researchers then injected into ordinary mice with bone fractures. (redorbit.com)
  • This helped researchers examine the outer structure of the bone separately from the inner meshwork. (go.com)
  • In this case, the detailed look allowed researchers to see exactly how much bone loss the women experienced. (go.com)
  • The researchers also show that heart calcification can be prevented in mice by blocking an enzyme that regulates bone mineralization with small molecules. (eurekalert.org)
  • Researchers at Columbia University in New York studied the records of more than nine million people and found that even slight rises in airborne particles from vehicle emissions was linked to lower bone density. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Initial studies on animals showed radiation had some of the most damaging effects on the bone marrow, and researchers then tested bone marrow transplants on these irradiated animals. (medicinenet.com)
  • This insight led the researchers to the unorthodox hypothesis that perhaps bones evolved, at least in part, to help animals escape from danger. (scientificamerican.com)
  • The researchers then knocked out the gene coding for the bone protein in mice and found the animals exhibited a much milder change in physiological fight-or-flight measures, such as increased heart rate, higher levels of blood glucose or a rise in temperature-confirmation that osteocalcin played a critical role in the stress response. (scientificamerican.com)
  • At the same time, researchers at the Yale School of Medicine are studying the possible bone benefits of adding protein supplements to the diets of older Americans who habitually consume low levels of protein. (nytimes.com)
  • ClickPress, Mon Jul 29 2019] The attractive benefits of bone marrow processing systems over manual bone marrow aspiration and analytical chemistry isolation methods, such as consistency, high recoveries in a targeted volume, simultaneous processing, automation, smaller processing times, elimination of cell separation media or sedimentation agents, are driving the adoption of bone marrow processing systems. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • USPRwire, Fri Aug 16 2019] A bone marrow processing system is a functionally closed, sterile system designed for automatically isolating and concentrating stem cells derived from donated bone marrow aspirate. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Children diagnosed with a condition known as brittle bone disease can suffer from multiple, painful fractures over their lifetimes. (redorbit.com)
  • Use these social-bookmarking links to share Brittle bone genes revealed . (abc.net.au)
  • L iving in polluted areas increases the risk of brittle bones and devastating fractures in the elderly, a major new study suggests. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Our multidisciplinary team of specialists provides comprehensive treatment for patients with bone cancers including osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma and the Ewing Family of Tumors (EFTs). (massgeneral.org)
  • Children with Paget disease of the bone or other bone diseases have a higher risk of developing osteosarcoma later in life (usually as an adult). (cancer.ca)
  • Some sex-specific traits are preserved in bones, such as differences in size or skull adornment. (newscientist.com)
  • Inside, archaeologists found eight pieces of bone, including fragments of skull and face bone and a tooth. (cnn.com)
  • In the 18th and 19th century, bone char mixed with tallow or wax (or both) were used by soldiers in the field to impregnate military leather equipment, both to increase its lifespan and as the simplest way to obtain pigment for black leatherwares. (wikipedia.org)
  • Therefore, it is sometimes also called the triangular bone or os triangulare. (wikipedia.org)
  • The sacrum is a triangular bone that appears wedged into the rear section of the pelvis. (healthline.com)
  • Metastasizing tumour cells mobilize and sculpt the bone microenvironment to enhance tumour growth and to promote bone invasion. (nih.gov)
  • Understanding the crucial components of the bone microenvironment that influence tumour localization, along with the tumour-derived factors that modulate cellular and protein matrix components of bone to favour tumour expansion and invasion, is central to the pathophysiology of bone metastases. (nih.gov)
  • Basic findings of tumour-bone interactions have uncovered numerous therapeutic opportunities that focus on the bone microenvironment to prevent and treat bone metastases. (nih.gov)
  • Schematic representation of tumour cell interactions within the bone microenvironment during stages of tumour metastasis to bone - tumour cell homing, dormancy, colonization and expansion. (nih.gov)
  • Tumour cells home to and enter the bone marrow cavity and either remain quiescent or dormant or begin growth and colonization. (nih.gov)
  • Ewing sarcoma is the 2nd most common bone tumour in children. (cancer.ca)
  • Brisk walking several times a day or hopping on a treadmill is an effective way to keep bones strong," said Shockney. (go.com)
  • Writing in the journal eLife , the authors suggest that bone growth is controlled not only from within the bone itself, but by neighboring cells situated in nearby joints. (eurekalert.org)
  • Well-meaning attempts to break free the joints or to carve away excess bone invariably make things worse. (theatlantic.com)
  • Each nasal bone has four bones, which form joints: two cranium and two facial bones. (healthline.com)
  • In reptiles and amphibians, the bone is instead referred to as the ulnare, since (at least in the most primitive fossils) it articulates with the ulna. (wikipedia.org)
  • Humerus , long bone of the upper limb or forelimb of land vertebrates that forms the shoulder joint above, where it articulates with a lateral depression of the shoulder blade (glenoid cavity of scapula ), and the elbow joint below, where it articulates with projections of the ulna and the radius . (britannica.com)
  • Knobby saves Nick and a Navajo boy from an abandoned mine shaft in Southwestern New Mexico, and in the process unearths a dinosaur bone. (smashwords.com)
  • Believing the strange object may have been a dinosaur bone, the farmer contacted the University of Michigan Museum of Paleontology, located just 10 miles away from his field. (history.com)
  • MONDAY, Oct. 27 (HealthDay News) -- The drug denosumab can boost bone mass in postmenopausal women, according to a study that followed almost 1,200 women, average age 64, with low bone mass for more than one year. (washingtonpost.com)
  • A class of medication used to prevent and treat breast cancer in postmenopausal women may boost the risk of bone loss, according to a new study published Monday in the journal Lancet Oncology. (go.com)
  • But the new study found healthy postmenopausal women who took 25 mg of a type of aromatase inhibitor called exemestane daily for two years experienced bone loss in their wrists and ankles. (go.com)
  • It is a three-sided bone found within the proximal row of carpal bones. (wikipedia.org)
  • The study, which reviewed 58 published reports on the relationship between dairy products and the risk of fractures, found little or no connection between dairy-product intake and improved bone health. (edweek.org)
  • A few studies found a more positive relationship between bone health and physical exercise. (edweek.org)
  • In the study, she shows the T. rex medullary bone is similar to that found in living emus and ostriches - large animals which are close to the evolutionary roots of modern birds. (newscientist.com)
  • But her team have now found that giving mice fluoxetine - the active ingredient in Prozac - for six weeks causes them to lose bone mass. (newscientist.com)
  • Ducy's team found that citalopram didn't have any positive or negative impact on bones. (newscientist.com)
  • But the new study, published in the Lancet, found that pollution undermined bone strength regardless of lifestyle. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • This is the story of Edwin Drinker Cope and Othniel Charles Marsh, two scientists who found and fought for those bones, and the artist Charles R. Knight who almost single-handedly brought dinosaurs back to life for an awestruck public. (indiebound.org)
  • The specimen, nicknamed Kevin, is the first Apatosaurus ajax muzzle ever found, and the discovery is likely to help paleontologists understand how A. ajax is related to other Apatosaurus kin, said Matthew Mossbrucker, the director of the Morrison Natural History Museum in Morrison, Colo., and the paleontologist who first identified the bones. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • The Franklin County coroner was scheduled to perform an autopsy yesterday on the remains, which were found not intact but rather, "a bone here, a bone there," Barker said. (dispatch.com)
  • The AAOS provides information for the public on sports safety, and bone, joint, muscle, ligament and tendon injuries or conditions. (kidshealth.org)
  • The FOP body believes that its heterotopic ("other" + "place") bone is normal, and heals these perceived injuries with more bone than was there before. (theatlantic.com)
  • Other injuries often happen along with a bone bruise, such as damage to nearby ligaments. (rochester.edu)
  • Twisting injuries-such as those that cause joint sprains-can also cause a bone bruise. (rochester.edu)
  • Scientists believe that this may be due to the fact that blood vessel growth in the healing bone is delayed in smokers. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Scientists from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, US, have revealed a communication system between the knee joint and developing bones in mice, which controls bone growth during early development and after injury. (eurekalert.org)
  • Scientists in Italy have discovered a way to transform rattan (yep, as in what we weave into furniture) into synthetic bone material, matching human bone structure incredibly closely - more so than anything else available right now. (treehugger.com)
  • A transformation that begins in childhood and progresses relentlessly throughout life turns the muscles, tendons, and ligaments of FOP sufferers into bone. (theatlantic.com)
  • Anterior view of the bones of the right shoulder, showing the clavicle (collarbone), scapula (shoulder blade), and humerus (upper arm bone). (britannica.com)
  • also called triquetrum, pyramidal, three-cornered, and formerly cuneiform bone) is located in the wrist on the medial side of the proximal row of the carpus between the lunate and pisiform bones. (wikipedia.org)
  • In rare cases, if you have just a single area of metastasis in one area of a bone, you have no other evidence of breast cancer in the body, and you're generally in good health, your doctor may consider surgery to remove that single tumor to give you a better chance of having an extended period with no evidence of disease. (breastcancer.org)
  • Doctors have different opinions on the usefulness of surgery for bone metastasis, so check with your doctor to see what he or she recommends. (breastcancer.org)
  • The epicondyles, one on either side of the bone, provide attachment for muscles concerned with movements of the forearm and fingers. (britannica.com)
  • The outer surface of the nasal bone, which is covered by the compressor naris and the procerus muscles, is convex (it curves outward) from one side to the other and concavo-convex (curves in on one side and out on the other, like a contact lens) from the top to bottom. (healthline.com)
  • Dubai: The distraught parents of a three-year old cancer patient are appealing for help with their little one's chances of survival hinging on an urgent bone marrow transplant procedure. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Cancer to bone: a fatal attraction. (nih.gov)
  • When cancer metastasizes to bone, considerable pain and deregulated bone remodelling occurs, greatly diminishing the possibility of cure. (nih.gov)
  • Anyone who needs bone replacement, from those who have an accident to cancer patients, are potential candidates for the synthetic material. (treehugger.com)
  • But sometimes bone cancer develops in children who don't have any of the risk factors described below. (cancer.ca)
  • The U.S. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases has more about bone health . (washingtonpost.com)
  • However, there are cases wherein bone healing is not successful, and these cause significant health problems. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Exercise may play a bigger role in ensuring the growth of strong bones in children than consumption of milk and other dairy products, concludes a study conducted by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a health-advocacy organization based in Washington. (edweek.org)
  • In those studies that did show a relationship, the benefits to bone health were small. (edweek.org)
  • The findings from the CT study, she wrote, suggest that the negative side effects of aromatase inhibitors on bone health are "substantially underestimated. (go.com)
  • An alternative theory of bone health may - or may not - explain these apparent contradictions. (nytimes.com)
  • The science behind low-acid eating and the research findings that do, and do not, support it have been spelled out in a new book, " Building Bone Vitality ," by Amy Joy Lanou, an assistant professor of health and wellness at the University of North Carolina at Asheville , and Michael Castleman, a health writer. (nytimes.com)