Red Sage to Treat Osteoporosis

Red sage, a herb has been widely used in traditional Chinese medicine holds the to a new treatment for osteoporosis can prevent bone loss without causing any side effects. Cathepsin K (CatK) is an enzyme, which plays a vital role during osteoporosis in the breakdown of collagen in bones. A compound known as Tanshinone IIA sulfonic sodium (T06) derived from red sage is used to block CatK selectively, reveal UBS research team.

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