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Mumbai: IIT-B develops indigenous biodegradable bone screw

  Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) have developed a biodegradable screw which can be fixed (implanted) in case of bone or tissue damage. The indigenous screw has been invented by the Chemical Engineering Department. According to the researchers, this screw will reduce the threat of developing infection post-surgery. The researchers are […]

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Soy foods linked to fewer fractures in younger breast cancer survivors, finds study

Many treatments for breast cancer can cause premature menopause and decrease bone mineral density. This leads to a higher incidence of osteoporosis-related fractures among survivors compared to healthy women in the same age range, and yet many factors connected to this increase in fracture risks are understudied. Researchers here studied the impact that BMI, exercise, […]

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