Israel develops new drug to treat osteoporosis

2018-09-07 01:53:23 GMT2018-09-07 09:53:23(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

An Israeli university said on Thursday that its researchers have developed a drug for effective treatment of osteoporosis.

Osteoporosis, a disease in which bones become brittle and fragile, is caused by a disturbance in the balance between the formation of new bone tissues and the dissolution of old bone tissues.

The researchers from Ben-Gurion University demonstrated the drug's effectiveness in delaying bone dissolution.

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