REMOVE BONE MARROW TO SPEED BONE HEALING SAY AMERICAN SCIENTISTS

BY MONICA DOBIE

CHILDREN may have to hurry up to solicit enough signatures and funny drawings to cover their casts following a serious bone fracture in future; American scientists have shown that recovery from bone breaks can be significantly sped up - strangely - by taking out the damaged bone's marrow.
A team at Yale University School of Medicine, in Connecticut, performed a study on rats whereby the bone marrow, the spongy material inside the bones that produces stem cells, was removed from a fractured bone. This was followed up with daily ...


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