Foods For Strong Bones Del Rio TX

Whenever a broken bone heals, someone's bound to tell you that it's stronger than before. But that's not the case when an accident or surgery creates a gap that requires a bone graft. Then the new bone forms mostly on the surface of the implant, leaving the center hollow and weak.

Supertarget
(214) 348-0240
6419 Skillman St
Dallas, TX
 
Walmart Supercenter
(903) 729-4441
2223 South Loop 256
Palestine, TX
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(903) 723-0685
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Alberston Market
(432) 694-8841
1002 Andrews Highway
Midland, TX
 
Walmart Supercenter
(817) 573-3791
735 Hwy 377 East
Granbury, TX
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(817) 573-8864
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Safeway
(214) 331-0160
315 S Hampton Rd
Dallas, TX
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,wi-fi,Wells Fargo Bank
Store Hours
6 AM - 1 AM
Pharmacy #
(214) 331-0173
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 12:00PM-6:00PM

Walmart Supercenter
(512) 295-1670
690 Old San Antonio Road
Buda, TX
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(512) 312-2256
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Safeway
(817) 419-2460
5425 S. Cooper
Arlington, TX
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,Sushi bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,Wells Fargo Bank
Store Hours
6 AM - 1 AM
Pharmacy #
(817) 419-2475
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 12:00PM-6:00PM

Alberston Market
(972) 642-6555
215 N Carrier
Grand Prarie, TX
 
Walmart Supercenter
(817) 605-1717
9101 North Tarrant Parkway
North Richland Hills, TX
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(817) 605-8190
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Costco
(817) 210-0003
5300 Overton Ridge Blvd
Fort Worth, TX
 

A Better Bone Bridge

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By James Keough

Whenever a broken bone heals, someone’s bound to tell you that it’s stronger than before. But that’s not the case when an accident or surgery creates a gap that requires a bone graft. Then the new bone forms mostly on the surface of the implant, leaving the center hollow and weak. Until now, that is. Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have found a way to fill a gap with solid new bone by making a temporary bridge out of an unlikely mix of things: cement, a biodegradable mesh, a patient’s own bone cells, and extracts from seaweed and crustacean shells.

How does it work? The mesh provides a rebar-like structure that reinforces the cement, which is made from calcium phosphate (a mineral found in bone), and the shells yield chitosan, a biopolymer that makes the cement stronger. The bone cells get mixed right into the cement. Normally that would kill them, but the researchers first coat the cells with a natural polymer found in seaweed. Once in place, this mixture hardens enough to close the gap. Then the seaweed polymer dissolves, and the bone cells start to grow in the space left behind. And because the new bone growth occurs throughout the bridge, it is stronger than traditional grafts.

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