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Deer Antlers Inspire a New Theory On Osteoporosis
By Plataforma SINC — From sciencedaily.com March 5, 2012 273 1 1
The loss of manganese could mean that calcium does not stick to bones and could cause osteoporosis. This is the new theory put forward by researchers at the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) in Spain after studying deer antlers. The hypothesis published this month in the Frontiers of Bioscience journal still needs to be confirmed by the scientific community.