Stepping out: Improving bone strength, treating osteoporosis in seniors

Treasure Mcguire*, Charlotte Wood

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Bone is divided into an inner, metabolically active latticework called trabecular or cancellous bone and an outer, more robust cortical bone. A balance of cell activity between osteoclasts (cells that resorb bone volume) and osteoblasts (cells that lay down bone matrix) remodels bone.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-21
Number of pages5
JournalPharmacy News
Issue number23/NOV
Publication statusPublished - 23 Nov 2006

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