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(BSX) voluntarily recalled about 29664 heart-imaging catheters because brittle material has caused some tips of the device to break off, which raises some serious health risks. The medical device maker has confirmed eight instances of the catheter tips ...

Mutations that turn Lrp5 off lead to brittle bones, while others that turn Lrp5 on too much, called high bone mass (HBM) mutations, cause bones to become extra strong. Using a system that allowed the investigators to selectively express HBM mutations ...

For the past three years I have been taking two treatments for brittle bones — a yearly injection and a daily dose of combined calcium and vitamin D tablets. However, my dentist has suggested this high dosage of calcium has caused a large amount of ...