Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Mouse Study Shows Nerve Signaling Pathway Critical to Healing Fractures

Newswise imageSticks and stones may break one's bones, but healing them requires the production of a protein signal that stimulates the generation, growth and spread of vital nerve cells, or neurons, throughout the injured area. That's the finding of a recent Johns Hopkins Medicine study that used mice to demonstrate what likely takes place during human fracture repair as well.