Posted: Friday, October 23, 2009
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Zwart SR, Pierson D, Mehta S, Gonda S, Smith SM. Capacity of omega-3 fatty acids or eicosapentaenoic acid to counteract weightlessness-induced bone loss by inhibiting NF-kappaB activation: From cells to bed rest to astronauts. J Bone Miner Res. 2009 Oct 29. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: S.M. Smith) Note: Results of Rotary Cell Culture System, bed rest, short-duration space flight (4 Shuttle missions), and long-duration space flight (ISS) experiments.
Crucian B, Sams C. Immune system dysregulation during spaceflight: Clinical risk for exploration-class missions. J Leukoc Biol. 2009 Nov;86(5):1017-8. Note: This is a comment on a paper that was published in this same issue and that appeared in the August 28 Current Awareness list as an epub. An Apollo 11 picture appears on the journal cover.
Bessonova OV, Khokhlova VA, Bailey MR, Canney MS, Crum LA. Focusing of high power ultrasound beams and limiting values of shock wave parameters. Acoust Phys. 2009 Oct;55(4-5):463-73. (PI: L.A. Crum) Note: This is an English translation of the Russian original published in Akusticheskii Zhurnal. 2009;55(4-5):445-56.
Manske SL, Boyd SK, Zernicke RF. Muscle and bone follow similar temporal patterns of recovery from muscle-induced disuse due to botulinum toxin injection. Bone. 2009 Oct 21. [Epub ahead of print]
Friedl G, Windhager R, Schmidt H, Aigner R. The osteogenic response of undifferentiated human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) to mechanical strain is inversely related to body mass index of the donor. Acta Orthop. 2009 Aug;80(4):491-8. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.