Good vibrations: combating bone loss in space

Adam Hawkey

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    Recent research suggests that bone loss caused by microgravity and old age could be counteracted with daily exposure to low magnitude, high frequency mechanical stimulation. Potentially, this technique could inhibit bone loss during long-duration spaceflight and be an effective treatment for osteoporosis on Earth.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1-4
    Number of pages4
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2006


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