No bones about it, this protein slows down fracture-healing

September 19th, 2019 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Broken bones are a bigger deal the older you are: healed bones of older people are weaker and more likely to re-fracture. Scientists found that a certain protein, which is more prevalent in older people, interferes with bone healing. They hope this discovery will lead to new treatments to help people heal after injuries or surgeries.
Source: Medicine Science Daily

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