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Nanofibers boost bone repair

Interview with Amir Fahmi, Professor of Materials Science at the Rhein-Waal University of Applied Sciences, Germany.


Picture: Man with dark hair and glasses - Professor Amir Fahmi; Copyright: Rhine-Waal University

Professor Amir Fahmi

Picture: Graphic of a healthy and a diseased bone; Copyright: PantherMedia / eranicle

Osteoporosis is particularly common in post-menopausal women and in the elderly. But there are other risk factors that contribute to the body breaking down more bone than it builds. These include, for example, smoking, little exercise, diabetes type I or underweight.

Image: Simone Ernst; Copyright: B. Frommann