5/9/2013 7:27:13 AM
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Mutations in a gene involved in bone development appear to cause certain severe forms of bone loss, a finding that could lead to new therapies for the common bone-thinning disorder osteoporosis, researchers report. The mutations were found in a Swedish family with 10 members affected by a severe, early onset form of osteoporosis, as well as a Hmong family from Laos in which two sisters suffered from osteogenesis imperfecta.
Read more at: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-05-gene-discoveries-brittle-bone-disease.html#jCp
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