Published in Women's Health Weekly, January 19th, 2006
"Bone defects related to osteoporosis develop with increasing age and differ between males and females. It is currently thought that the bone remodeling process is supervised by osteocytes in a strain-dependent manner," stated scientists in The Netherlands.
"We have shown an altered response of osteocytes from osteoporotic patients to mechanical loading, and osteocyte density is reduced in osteoporotic patients, which might relate to imperfect bone remodeling, leading to lack of bone mass and strength," wrote M.G. Mullender and colleagues. "Hence, information on osteocyte...
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