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Bone metabolism changes with aging

Sep. 14, 2023—Vanderbilt researchers have detailed how aging alters the metabolism of bone-forming cells, which could contribute to age-related osteoporosis.

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Vanderbilt researchers discover how gut inflammation leads to bone loss

Aug. 25, 2022—Gastrointestinal inflammation, such as occurs in inflammatory bowel disease, triggers the expansion of a population of “bone-eating” cells, leading to bone loss.

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Bone matrix changes during aging

Jan. 10, 2020—Changes to the bone matrix that occur during aging may point to novel targets for treating osteoporosis.

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Inner ear keeps bones strong

Jan. 14, 2015—Alterations of the vestibular system - the part of our inner ear that controls balance - may contribute to bone loss related to both aging and space travel.

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