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Novosteo, a Purdue-affiliated startup, is advancing a technology shown to repair bone fractures faster and at greater benefit to a patient. The image above shows fractured femurs at four weeks post-fracture. The ‘Targeted’ bone received Novosteo’s injectable-targeted drug. Yellow and orange colors indicate higher density bone than purple and blue. (Image provided by Novosteo)

New drug to fast-tracks faster bone fracture healing

A broken bone is a pretty serious injury for anyone. According to the Journal of Internal Medicine, one in three adults aged 50 and older die...