Researchers develop method of directi...

Researchers develop method of directing stem cells to increase bone formation and bone strength

There are 4 comments on the PhysOrg Weblog story from Feb 6, 2012, titled Researchers develop method of directing stem cells to increase bone formation and bone strength. In it, PhysOrg Weblog reports that:

A research team led by UC Davis Health System scientists has developed a novel technique to enhance bone growth by using a molecule which, when injected into the bloodstream, directs the body's stem cells to travel to the surface of bones.

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Carlos Romano

New York, NY

#1 Feb 16, 2012
It's great always to see the advancement of medical technology. If this keeps up Fosamax lawsuits may become a thing of the past.
Pete Payan

Chicago, IL

#2 Jun 22, 2012
There are still many debates going on about stem cell. However, it looks like it is to be on our advantage so we should all be hopeful about it.
Ella E

West Chicago, IL

#3 Jul 20, 2012
However, there are still issues surrounding this kind of procedure which means it may hinder some progress going on about it.

Philadelphia, PA

#4 Aug 24, 2012
It's great to know that medical researchers never cease to explore possible new treatments. Osteoporosis has affecting millions of people, and while there are medications, side effects may also be imminent. Fosamax, for instance, has been linked with painful fractures in some patients who have been trying to prevent them. Visit for up-to-date information that may be of great help.

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