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Protein in Mice May Fight Bone Loss

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Protein in Mice May Fight Bone Loss

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Protein in Mice May Fight Bone Loss

Protein in Mice May Fight Bone Loss

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Researchers in Michigan have observed a protein in mice that blocks the production of fat and creates bigger and stronger bones. The discovery could lead to new treatments for osteoporosis. NPR's Joe Palca reports.

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