Potential treatment for osteonecrosis identifiedA potential new treatment for death of bone tissue or osteonecrosis has been identified by researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. This form of treatment is in context to individuals who are treated with steroids for different common medical disorders.

Presently, there are no treatment options for people affected with this debilitating disease.

The research was published in the April 27 issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.