At question is the role of osteoclasts, which cause bone degradation – but also stimulate normal bone regrowth. Researchers are searching for ways to slow their work without eliminating them.
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The findings pave the way for treatments to combat a health problem that affects more than 40% of American adults.
September 13, 2021
The new findings may explain why genes associated with cholesterol have been linked to increased risk for Alzheimer’s.
September 08, 2021
UVA’s Zhen Yan calls the new discovery the most exciting of his career. He has spent years studying mitochondria, which all cells in our bodies rely on for energy production.
September 02, 2021
The UVA study offers insights into vaccine recipients’ immune response by age.
September 01, 2021
Newborn skin care – including the timing of a baby’s first bath – could have lasting effects on skin health and even infection rates, but there is little consensus around which methods and products are best.
August 31, 2021
The approach allows for more frequent imaging and does not need the injections required for traditional heart imaging, reducing cost and risks for the patient.
August 25, 2021
The nutritional deficit could contribute to heart problems and harmful inflammation. This research will help identify patients at risk.
August 18, 2021
UVA researchers determined that ACE inhibitors, beta-blockers and thiazide diuretics appear particularly beneficial to patients with colorectal cancer.
August 12, 2021
A preventative drug has been available for more than a decade, yet public health officials estimate that fewer than 20% of people who would benefit from the drug are actually taking it.