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Study Shows Two Glasses of Tomato Juice a Day Helps Beat Bone Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: tomato, juice, bone, osteoporosis, disease, cancer, heart )

- 2862 days ago -
Two glasses of tomato juice a day strengthens bones and can ward off osteoporosis, say scientists.
Hip Fractures More Deadly to Men
Health & Wellness  (tags: men, women, hip fractures, death, research, study, osteoporosis )

- 3110 days ago -
Hip fractures. They're breaks in the upper part of the femur or thigh bone, most often caused by a fall. People 65 and older are most vulnerable,
Impact Of Cannabis On Bones Changes With Age, Study Finds
Health & Wellness  (tags: cannabis, marijuana, osteoporosis )

- 3320 days ago -
Scientists investigating the effects of cannabis on bone health have found that its impact varies dramatically with age.
New Osteoporosis Drug Shown to Reduce Spinal Fractures
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, Fitness, osteoporosis, Drugs, denosumab )

- 3324 days ago -
The drug, called denosumab, blocks production of cells that break down bones. In two studies, spinal fractures were reduced by two-thirds in women ages 60-90 and in men getting prostate cancer therapy
Many Middle-Aged And Older Americans Not Getting Adequate Nutrition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Nutrition, Dietary Supplement, Osteoporosis, Cholesterol, Vitamin, Women's Health )

- 3483 days ago -
As older adults tend to reduce their food intake as they age, there is concern that deficits in these micronutrients lead to medical problems.
Study Ties Bone Drug to Heart Problem
Health & Wellness  (tags: Seattle, research, bone-strengthening drug, Fosamax, osteoporosis, heart problem in women, warning )

- 3795 days ago -
Fosamax, a bone-strengthening drug taken by millions of Americans to ward off osteoporosis, appears to nearly double the risk of a potentially serious heart problem in women, according to research by Seattle investigators.
Long-Term Data Show Vertebroplasty for Osteoporotic Spinal Fractures Provides Dramatic Pain Relief
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, science, health, humans, treatment, compression, fracture, interventional, medical, osteoporosis, pain, patients, vertebra, vertebral, vertebroplasty )

- 3837 days ago -
The injection of medical-grade bone cement into a fractured vertebra, shores up the fracture similar to an internal cast and provides pain relief. However, the treatment is generally reserved for patients who have failed conventional medical management.
Fifty Percent of Women Stop Their Osteoporosis Treatment Within One Year
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, women, treatment, clinical, drug, fracture, osteoporosis, patients, therapy )

- 3844 days ago -
50% of women stop their osteoporosis treatment within one year.Those who don't comply with treatment instructions for osteoporosis or who do not respond to treatment are more likely to suffer further fractures,which seriously affects their quality of life
Avandia May Raise Osteoporosis Risk
Health & Wellness  (tags: Avandia, fractures, osteoporosis, medicine, treatment, warning, women, health, healthcare, study, alert )

- 3944 days ago -
The popular diabetes drug marketed as Avandia may increase bone thinning, a discovery that could help explain why diabetics can have an increased risk of fractures. New research raises the possibility that long-term treatment could lead to osteoporosis
Bad To The Bone: UD Research To Shed Light On Osteoporosis
Health & Wellness  (tags: U.S., low bone mass, osteoporosis, health, risks )

- 3949 days ago -
Ten million people in the United States are estimated to already have bone diseases, and almost 34 million more are estimated to have low bone mass, putting them at increased risk for osteoporosis, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation.
Mild Depression Tied to Bone Loss
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, women, depression, bone loss, osteoporosis, risks )

- 3949 days ago -
Even mild depression may significantly increase a woman's risk for developing osteoporosis. The average age of the women in the study was 35 and none had reached menopause.

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