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Immune Modulation Could Speed Bone Fracture Healing

By Sharon Kingman
Staff Writer

Tuesday, March 26, 2013
LONDON – The part of the immune system that deals with viruses and other pathogens can also delay the healing of bone fractures, a new study has found. People with a high level of a particular type of T cell in their blood are more likely to suffer delayed healing of bone fractures, or even nonunion of the broken bones, the study showed.

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