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Your Good Health: Osteoporosis drug's benefit outweighs risk if used properly

I am one of legions of women with osteoporosis and considering a bisphosphonate or similar medication. I am 72, and my osteoporosis is in my hips and spine. I know some women who have. . .

Source: Times Colonist
Published: 18 May 2021

The #1 Cause of Osteoporosis, According to Science

Per Dr. Anam, however, the most common cause of osteoporosis is due to the decline in estrogen levels, which occurs during menopause.

Source: Eat This, Not That! on MSN.com
Published: 13 May 2021

7 Common Health Problems That Can Strike After 50

Chronic conditions such as cancer, arthritis and high blood pressure start cropping up in middle age. Here’s how to catch and treat them early.

Source: AARP
Published: 18 May 2021

Beraprost ameliorates postmenopausal osteoporosis by regulating Nedd4-induced Runx2 ubiquitination

Osteoporosis is an age-related bone disease that is associated with an increased risk of fractures 1. Fractures caused by osteoporosis impose a significant burden on the society and the economy 2. Postmenopausal osteoporosis accounts for a large proportion of patients with osteoporosis 3.

Source: Nature
Published: 15 May 2021

High heels might affect women's bone health

Wearing high heels over a period of time might impact a woman's bone health. A new survey revealed that wearing high heels regularly could also le..|News Track

Source: News Track
Published: 18 May 2021

Thin and brittle bones strongly linked to women's heart disease risk

Thin and brittle bones are strongly linked to women's heart disease risk, with thinning of the lower (lumbar) spine, top of the thigh bone (femoral neck), and hip especially predictive of a heightened heart attack and stroke risk,

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 06 May 2021

To Your Good Health: Swallowing study will give definitive answer

I am one of legions of women with osteoporosis and considering a bisphosphonate or similar medication. I am 72, and my osteoporosis is in my hips and

Source: Corvallis Gazette-Times
Published: 18 May 2021

Yes, You Can Take Too Much Vitamin D - Here's What You Should Know Before Supplementing

Vitamin D has become the darling of the supplement world, and for good reason. Roughly one billion people worldwide have vitamin D deficiency, which has been linked with an increased risk of osteoporosis,

Source: PopSugar on MSN.com
Published: 18 May 2021

Healthy Adult Bones Age by Age

Bone is always in turnover, constantly being broken down and built back up at every age.” The process of building up new bone becomes less efficient as we get older, which can lead to osteopenia and osteoporosis,

Source: TAPinto
Published: 13 May 2021

Dear Dr. Roach: Will weight loss have an effect on bone density?

Over the past year of pandemic lockdown, I have worked hard at reducing calories to lose weight and increasing my exercise on an elliptical trainer. I am

Source: Herald & Review
Published: 15 May 2021

Bone Density Scans and Cardiovascular Disease: Two Birds, One Stone?

Women's osteoporosis screening results could also aid in the evaluation of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk, according to a study by Korean researchers. Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) in more than 12,

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 06 May 2021

To Your Good Health: Will weight loss have an effect on bone density?

Over the past year of pandemic lockdown, I have worked hard at reducing calories to lose weight and increasing my exercise on an elliptical trainer. I am

Source: Corvallis Gazette-Times
Published: 14 May 2021

New Diagnostic Technology Showcased During Osteoporosis Awareness Month

Echolight Medical, is introducing REMS diagnostic technology at the Florida Orthopedic Society Annual Scientific Meeting in Tampa, Florida, May 14-15, 2021.

Source: WFMZ-TV
Published: 14 May 2021

What Is Bone Marrow Edema in the Knee?

Bone marrow edema in the knee, also known as a bone marrow lesion, is a buildup of fluid in the bone marrow commonly caused by osteoarthritis.

Source: verywellhealth
Published: 13 May 2021

One bone fracture increases risk for subsequent breaks in postmenopausal women

Current guidelines for managing osteoporosis specifically call out hip or spine fractures for increasing the risk for subsequent bone breaks. But a new study suggests that fractures in the arm, wrist,

Source: Science Daily
Published: 06 May 2021

Bone Health Technologies Raises $2.5M in Funding

Bone Health Technologies, a San Francisco, CA-based developer of technologies for improving bone health, closed a $2.5m funding round

Source: finsmes.com
Published: 05 May 2021

Susan G. Komen and American Bone Health Unite on Campaign to Empower Women Through Healthy Living

Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, is teaming up with American Bone Health™ on a unique education campaign to empower women with information about the importance of heathy living for maintaining good life-long breast and bone health.

Source: Financial Buzz
Published: 12 May 2021

Today's entrepreneur: Laura Yecies, CEO of Bone Health Technologies

Today's entrepreneur is Laura Yecies, CEO of Bone Health Technologies (BHT), a developer of a hardware device for improving bone health using vibrations. BHT's solution is called the Osteoboost, a two-pound belt that patients can wear while doing their daily activities,

Source: Vator
Published: 14 May 2021

New diagnostic tech showcased during Osteoporosis Awareness Month

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Source: Patch
Published: 13 May 2021

Susan G. Komen® and American Bone Health™ Unite on Campaign to Empower Women Through Healthy Living

Amgen-Sponsored Education Initiative to Focus on Importance of Breast and Bone Health Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, is teaming up with American Bone Health™ on a unique education campaign to empower women with information about the importance of heathy living for maintaining good life-long breast and bone health.

Source: Morningstar, Inc.
Published: 12 May 2021

Women Who Have Thin, Brittle Bones Have a Higher Risk for Developing Heart Disease

Women who have thin, brittle bones are more likely to develop heart disease later in life, according to a new study from researchers at Seoul National University Bundang Hospital. A team of rheumatologists examined data from women ages 50 through 80 between the years of 2005 and 2014.

Source: YAHOO!News
Published: 10 May 2021

Dr. Keith Roach: Will weight loss have an effect on bone density?

Dear Dr. Roach • Over the past year of pandemic lockdown, I have worked hard at reducing calories to lose weight and increasing my exercise on an elliptical trainer. I

Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Published: 14 May 2021

Bone Densitometer Market 2021 Dynamics, Applications, Trends, Regional Segmented, Outlook and Forecast 2025 | Says Kenneth Research

REPORT HIGHLIGHT The Bone densitometer market is estimated to represent a global market of USD 1,564million by 2025

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 07 May 2021

Ask Dr. Roach: Will weight loss have an effect on bone density?

Over the past year of pandemic lockdown, I have worked hard at reducing calories to lose weight and increasing my exercise on an elliptical trainer. I am

Source: The News-Herald
Published: 14 May 2021

Study: Women face increased heart disease risk if they have thin bones

A strong link has been found between thin, brittle bones and women’s risk of heart disease, new research shows.

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Published: 11 May 2021

Bone scans may offer window into women’s heart disease risk

A clinical diagnosis of thin and brittle bones is strongly linked to adverse health events from heart attack and stroke due to atherosclerosis, according to a new study. DXA scan results could be used for screening,

Source: McKnight's Long-Term Care News
Published: 11 May 2021

New Map Reveals Genes That Control the Skeleton – Will Help Find Therapies for Bone Disease

Researchers have mapped the gene activity of osteocytes to improve their understanding of skeletal disease. Research led by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research has for the first time mapped the unique genetic profile of the skeleton's 'master regulator' cells,

Source: SciTech Daily
Published: 05 May 2021

Jamaica Plain Scientist at Forefront of Osteoporosis Research Shares Tips for Prevention

May is National Osteoporosis Month, a time to think about preventing an often-overlooked disease that causes bone to become more fragile and more susceptible to fractures. Each year, Americans suffer 1.

Source: Jamaica Plain News
Published: 05 May 2021

Bone Health Technologies Closes $2.5M Funding Round and Appoints New Board Members

Bone Health Technologies, maker of the OsteoBoost, a vibration belt designed to treat osteopenia and prevent osteoporosis, announces the close of its $2.5 million funding round and the appointment of three board members.

Source: Physical Therapy Products
Published: 05 May 2021

Women's health guide for every age: Preventive screenings you shouldn't miss

Many women skipped their regular doctor's appointments last year. It's time to get back into the routine, experts say.

Source: Today on MSN.com
Published: 12 May 2021