To strengthen bones, suck out the marrow

 作者:毕乡     |      日期:2019-03-02 06:15:00
By Colin Barras Could you strengthen bones and speed up recovery after fractures and breaks simply by removing some bone marrow with a syringe? A new study in rats suggests that the technique could kick-start rapid self-healing in weakened or fractured bones, if followed up with injections of a bone growth hormone. Agnès Vignery’s team at Yale University anaesthetised a group of rats and drilled into the left thigh-bone of each animal before syringing out the bone marrow. Some of the rats received daily doses of parathyroid hormone (PTH),