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Why women 65 and older need to ask their doctors for a bone density test

The disease is detected with a bone mineral density (BMD) test. This test can find osteoporosis, note your risk for fractures, and measure your response to osteoporosis treatment, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). There are different ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 15 May 2019

Could the solution to osteoporosis be in the bile?

AXA postdoctoral fellowship on projects related to women’s health issues and women’s access to healthcare. Osteoporosis is a degenerative disease where the bone density and quality are reduced.

Source: The Conversation
Published: 15 May 2019

News 8 On Call - Common questions about osteoporosis

(WTNH) - Osteoporosis is when you lose bone mass. Generally, there are no symptoms ... and more are being developed. Have a health question? Send it to News 8 On Call on WTNH.com. Free download: Access Connecticut breaking news, weather, stream newscasts ...

Source: WTNH
Published: 16 May 2019

Bone density test can determine risk of fractures, osteoporosis

By identifying decreases in bone mineral density, your health care provider can determine your risk of fractures, and diagnose and monitor osteoporosis progression. Most young, healthy people do not need a bone density test. But as you age, your risk for ...

Source: Post-Bulletin
Published: 14 May 2019

Why might smoking and drinking alcohol raise the risk of osteoporosis?

Drinking a small amount can help people feel relaxed, but too much, too often, can be harmful for health. Read now Osteoporosis explained Osteoporosis occurs when bone density decreases. This affects the structure and strength of bones and makes fractures ...

Source: Medical News Today
Published: 13 May 2019

Keeping Your Bones Healthy with Cook County Health

However, many of the factors are in a person's control, including: The National Osteoporosis Foundation recommends five steps to improve bone health and prevent osteoporosis and broken bones: • Get the calcium and Vitamin D you need every day.

Source: Chicago Tribune
Published: 15 May 2019

Amgen’s innovative osteoporosis drug is something we can all get behind

Less obvious, but nearly as satisfying: So far our critics seem to be acknowledging that Evenity is an example of how pharma benefits everyone’s health ... of sclerostin in people with osteoporosis? Once sufficient bone had been regained, the treatment ...

Source: MM&M
Published: 17 May 2019

5 things to do now to lower your odds of developing osteoporosis in the future

It’s easy to assume that osteoporosis is something you won’t have to think about until you’re older, but doctors say that’s a big mistake. “The things you do now can have an impact on your bone health when you’re older,” Scott Kaiser ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 09 May 2019

The first symptom of osteoporosis? Often, it’s a broken bone.

Osteoporosis is defined as having a bone mineral density which falls below the third percentile for healthy people in their mid-thirties, of the same sex and ethnicity as the patient. This is expressed as a “T-score,” which in good health should range ...

Source: Daily Hampshire Gazette
Published: 13 May 2019

Virginia Beeson: What I wish I had known about my bones when I was younger

Dr. Morganti continues to treat me for my osteoporosis. I receive an injection of Prolia every six months and bone scans every two years. I also take vitamin D tablets twice a day to support bone health, though I feel best when I can get out in the sun.

Source: Capital Gazette
Published: 17 May 2019

Does Quitting Smoking Help Your Bones?

Bone health is affected from the nicotine and ... and this puts her naturally at risk for osteoporosis. · People who smoke tend to exercise less than nonsmokers.

Source: SFGate
Published: 16 May 2019

5 Reasons to Pay Attention to Bone Health as You Age

One that should not be overlooked is postmenopausal osteoporosis. For women aged 50 and above, it’s time to take control of bone health. Here are five reasons why. Throughout one’s life, bones are maintained through a continuous bone remodeling process ...

Source: Reader's Digest
Published: 08 May 2019

Leading Clinical Conference on Bone Health Taking Place in La Jolla, California from May 15-18

... the latest information on preventing broken bones and lead in-depth educational sessions on all areas of bone health assessment, osteoporosis diagnosis and patient management, exercise, nutrition and post-fracture care. Fewer than 25 percent of older ...

Source: Finanzen
Published: 16 May 2019

Penn study reveals link between mitochondrial damage and osteoporosis

Future studies by the group, including Mount Sinai's Zaidi, a specialist in various aspects of osteoclast function and bone health, may look at how safeguarding mitochondrial function could protect against osteoporosis.

Source: News Medical
Published: 10 May 2019

Bone Health: How to Prevent Osteoporosis

How strong do you reckon your bones are? Osteoporosis is a huge problem for more than a million Australians and a further 6 million are suffering from reduced bone density which is likely to cause us problems later in life. Prof. Peter Ebeling of ...

Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: 07 May 2019

A link between mitochondrial damage and osteoporosis

Future studies by the group, including Mount Sinai's Zaidi, a specialist in various aspects of osteoclast function and bone health, may look at how safeguarding mitochondrial function could protect against osteoporosis. University of Pennsylvania.

Source: Science Daily
Published: 09 May 2019

Taking care of your bones to avoid osteoporosis

I think paying attention to bone health is now more important than ever, since people are living longer. Don’t be afraid to take biphosphonates if you are diagnosed with osteoporosis. The majority of my patients tolerate these medications without problems.

Source: Kitsap Sun
Published: 15 May 2019

Osteoporosis: Simple Ways to up Calcium Intake

Ever wondered how so many people, especially women, over a certain age complain of these kinds of health problems? Osteoporosis in which there is a reduction in bone density and tissue deterioration can even lead to serious problems like fractures.

Source: India.com
Published: 14 May 2019

Amgen Sets Official Guinness World Record(TM) for Most Osteoporosis Screenings in 24 Hours

"The more we are aware of this disease that affects 2 million Canadians, the better equipped we are to take charge of our bone health." Quick Facts -- 2 million Canadians are affected by osteoporosis; the condition can strike at any age. (i) -- At least 1 ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 15 May 2019

Amgen Sets Official Guinness World Record™ for Most Osteoporosis Screenings in 24 Hours

More than 7,000 participants around the world were screened as part of the company's osteoporosis awareness ... we are to take charge of our bone health." Quick Facts About Amgen Amgen focuses ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 16 May 2019

Study Sheds Light on How Cigarette Smoke, Pollutants Can Cause Osteoporosis

As some environmental risk factors that seem to increase the risk of osteoporosis, such as smoking, can also impact mitochondrial function, the researchers suggested that this stress signaling might be a pathway by which they are affecting bone health.

Source: The American Journal of Managed Care
Published: 14 May 2019

Taking aim at osteoporosis in New Mexico

and bone density testing. New Mexico Clinical Research & Osteoporosis Center, Inc is dedicated to the development of medications for the prevention and treatment of disease and the health education of the community. It provides adult medical services for ...

Source: KRQE Blogs
Published: 06 May 2019

Bone up on osteoporosis facts, practice preventive measures

If you think of your bone health on a spectrum, with normal bone health on one end and osteoporosis on the other end, osteopenia would lie in the middle. • Approximately 80 percent of bone fractures sustained in people ages 50 and older are due to ...

Source: Los Altos Town Crier
Published: 15 May 2019

Preventing osteoporosis

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) -- More than 53 million Americans are at an increased risk for bone fractures, according to the National Institute of Health. The good news is that experts say there are many ways you can lower your risk of developing osteoporosis.

Source: KELOLAND News
Published: 15 May 2019

Radius Health Announces First Quarter 2019 Operating Results

May 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Radius Health, Inc. ("Radius" or the "Company") (Nasdaq ... unmet medical need population with a lower diagnosis rate for osteoporosis, compromised bone quality and higher fracture risk. (1) Moreno PB, Kapoor Asi N, et ...

Source: Nasdaq
Published: 08 May 2019

Dr. Meera Menon from Arizona Endocrinology Center discusses diabetes, thyroid, and osteoporosis

When it comes to Osteoporosis, Arizona Endocrinology Center is a pioneer in the field. In fact, we have the new state of the art Hologic Horizon C Bone density machine for ... care from our dedicated team of health care professionals and staff.

Source: ABC15 Arizona
Published: 13 May 2019

OsteoStrong claims to strengthen bones in 10 minutes with high-tech machines

OsteoStrong claims to improve your bone density, muscular strength, balance, and overall health. Vincent Koo ... ages - people with low bone density or Osteoporosis included," Koo said.

Source: WABC-TV
Published: 08 May 2019

It’s rhubarb season, so take advantage of its surprising health benefits in your cooking

... and maintaining heart health. According to a report published in Nutrition in Clinical Practice, vitamin K has “a positive effect on bone mineral density and decreases fracture risk,” even guarding against osteoporosis. Minno says rhubarb also has ...

Source: Well+Good
Published: 10 May 2019

OVER THE COUNTER: Collagen is key to joint, skin health

Collagen is an amino acid-rich, structural protein that’s found in our cartilage, bones, hair and skin ... Limited research also points out that collagen supplements may help with osteoporosis, and one study published in the British Journal of Nutrition ...

Source: The Enterprise
Published: 17 May 2019