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Sep 25, 2022

Intervening to stop bone loss

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U. Penn research finds protein associated with bone loss which may lead to treatment for osteoporosis, periodontitis, rheumatoid arthritis and fractures.


A study led by Shuying (Sheri) Yang of the School of Dental Medicine identified a new role for a protein that keeps osteoclasts—the cells that break down bone—in check, and may guide the development of new therapies to counter bone loss.

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