Why don't hibernating bears get osteoporosis?
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June 4, 20211 min read, 190 words

Why don't hibernating bears get osteoporosis?Why don't hibernating bears get osteoporosis?

Kristina Muise
Published: June 4, 2021  |  1 min read, 190 words
In humans and some animals, long periods of physical inactivity can lead to osteoporosis, a disease where bones break down and become weak. Osteoporosis is usually caused by either bone not being formed or an increase in bone resorption (where components of bone are reabsorbed in...
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Jun 8
I was looking forward to this article, expecting a scientific breakdown of how bears avoid osteoporosis. The author of the article starts out well with useful context, but then seemingly out of nowhere, the article is over leaving this reader with more questions than answers.
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