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On Medicare: About osteoporosis

Your health care provider uses this information to make recommendations to help you protect your bones. If you are diagnosed with osteoporosis, your health care provider may order laboratory and other tests. These tests can help your healthcare provider ...

Source: Times-Standard
Published: 21 May 2018

FDA Approves Prolia® (Denosumab) For Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis

"As a leader in bone health with more than 20 years of osteoporosis research experience, we are pleased that Prolia will now be available for patients at high risk of fracture who are suffering from bone loss due to long-term glucocorticoid treatment ...

Source: IT Business Net
Published: 21 May 2018

Osteoporosis Treatment Begins with Prevention

Physical therapists can help prevent osteoporosis and treat its effects by designing an individualized exercise program to benefit overall bone health, improve posture and enhance patients’ stability and balance. Improved stability and balance will help ...

Source: Black Hills Pioneer
Published: 18 May 2018

Expert consensus finds that higher protein intake benefits adult bone health

A new expert consensus has reviewed the benefits and safety of dietary protein for bone health, based on analyses of major research studies. A new expert consensus endorsed by the European Society for Clinical and Economical Aspects of Osteoporosis ...

Source: Science Daily
Published: 15 May 2018

Simple facts about the ‘silent disease’: Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis, the loss of bone mass due to aging, is a major public health threat, affecting almost 44 million adults aged 50 and older in the U.S., according to the International Osteoporosis Foundation. It is often called a ‘silent disease’ because ...

Source: The Journal News
Published: 16 May 2018

New expert consensus reviews benefits and safety of dietary protein for bone health

The review, published in Osteoporosis International, found that a protein-rich diet, provided there is adequate calcium intake, is in fact beneficial for adult bone health. It also found no evidence that acid load due to higher dietary protein intakes ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 16 May 2018

Anxious Women May Want to Keep an Eye on Their Bone Health

The researchers noted that osteoporosis is the most common metabolic ... arthritis diagnoses, heart and lung health, and smoking and alcohol habits. Bone mineral density exams were also done. A wide range of mental health concerns were also explored ...

Source: philly.com
Published: 18 May 2018

Osteoporosis can impact anyone, but most victims are women

The loss of estrogen production during menopause production puts women at greater risk for osteoporosis than men, as estrogen plays a vital role in female bone health. But age is not the only factor that influences a woman’s risk for developing osteoporosis.

Source: Payson Roundup
Published: 15 May 2018

Trivedi Global, Inc. announces research on Energy Infused Vitamin D3 which shows Significant Improvement in Bone Health conducted by Alan J. Balmer

Overall, the holistic medicine-based energy infused product presents a compelling alternative nutraceutical supplement to combat Vitamin D3 deficiency which is generally accepted to lead to such bone health problems as osteoporosis, bone and joint pain ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 21 May 2018

Osteoporosis FAQs: Am I at risk?

During Osteoporosis Awareness Month, at-risk Americans are encouraged to take positive actions to monitor their bone health. Dr. Rhonda Randall, chief medical officer for UnitedHealthcare Retiree Solutions, answers common questions about osteoporosis and ...

Source: The Moulton Advertiser
Published: 18 May 2018

Bones and muscles: Keep them strong

And both are essential to good health, mobility and independence in old ... Sarco refers to muscle; osteo means bone and penia, loss. Osteopenia and osteoporosis (a more severe loss of bone density) have long been known to pose threats to older men as ...

Source: Enid News & Eagle
Published: 17 May 2018

Dr. Keith Roach: Don't let bad online reviews delay osteoporosis treatment

C.T. ANSWER: Osteoporosis is a net loss of bone minerals that leads to an increase in fracture ... to ToYourGoodHealth@med.cornell.edu or request an order form of available health newsletters at 628 Virginia Dr., Orlando, FL 32803. Health newsletters ...

Source: Winona Daily News
Published: 18 May 2018

Drinking Milk Helps Manage pH Health

Constantly replenishing one’s calcium intake builds bone density and minimizes the likelihood of developing osteoporosis as a person ages ... calcium is essential for your body's overall nutrition and health,” states The San Francisco Gate.

Source: Newswire
Published: 21 May 2018

Bone Wax Market to Surpass the Value of US$ 84.2 Million by 2026

Osteoporosis is a serious health concern, especially among the geriatric population. The disease is associated with weakening of knee, hip, wrist, spinal bones, and joints. It accounts for around 8.6 million fractures across the globe each year ...

Source: openpr.com
Published: 18 May 2018

How anxiety affects your bone health

“In addition to previously known risk factors such as early menopause, cigarette smoking, and certain medications such as steroids, this study suggests that women with anxiety need to be screened for osteoporosis because of their higher risk of low bone ...

Source: Knowridge
Published: 18 May 2018

Gifted Bones

“Osteoporosis causes fragile bones that are susceptible to breaks and fractures ... This camp also enlightened me to the blessing of my own health. I am nothing but the bones God gave me, but somehow I am able to live with love, happiness, and ...

Source: Teen Ink
Published: 15 May 2018

HOLLY CARLING: Solving the health puzzle

if you have osteoporosis — why? Do they ask if you are consuming coffee, sugar, alcohol, soda pop and other foodstuffs that could be contributing? Do they look at how healthy your marrow is, or are they only concerned about bone density? Bone health is ...

Source: Coeur d'Alene Press
Published: 16 May 2018

Could Osteoporosis Drugs Be Heart Healthy?

The study entitled ”Association of Alendronate and Risk of Cardiovascular Events in Patients With Hip Fracture” was published in the May 9, 2018 edition of Journal of Bone and Mineral ... suggest initiating anti-osteoporosis drug treatment in patients ...

Source: Orthopedics This Week
Published: 17 May 2018

Commentary: Medicare and osteoporosis

... it provides important information about your bone health. Your healthcare provider uses this information to make recommendations to help you protect your bones. If you are diagnosed with osteoporosis, your healthcare provider may order laboratory and ...

Source: Signal Tribune Newspaper
Published: 17 May 2018

Beetling Trends and Upcoming Opportunities Fostering Demand for Bone Densitometer Devices

Prevalence of Osteoporosis and Vitamin D deficiency ... This will be another driver to growth of bone densitometer market. Evidently increasing integration of DXA into routine health check-ups will also escalate market growth over the forecast period.

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 17 May 2018

Worldwide Bone Growth Stimulators Market Report 2018, Market Overview, Trends and Forecast till 2025

Bone growth stimulation is advantageous after a multi-level fusion procedure or for individuals suffering from multiple health issue such as diabetes ... due to increase in the cases of osteoporosis and vertebral fractures in the region.

Source: emailwire.com
Published: 19 May 2018

Anxiety Levels Tied to Bone Mineral Density Post-Menopause

Antonino Catalano, M.D., Ph.D., from the University Hospital of Messina in Italy, and colleagues recruited 192 women to examine the role of severity of anxiety in bone health. Postmenopausal women referred for osteoporosis underwent assessment for the ...

Source: Too Old to Operate
Published: 15 May 2018

Break Free from Osteoporosis for May's National Osteoporosis Mon - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

is celebrating May's National Osteoporosis Month with a variety of activities and resources to help people of all ages understand the importance of good bone health. NOF's call to action to Break Free from Osteoporosis is an awareness and educational ...

Source: KAIT
Published: 27 Apr 2018

Break Free from Osteoporosis for May's National Osteoporosis Mon - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

is celebrating May's National Osteoporosis Month with a variety of activities and resources to help people of all ages understand the importance of good bone health. NOF's call to action to Break Free from Osteoporosis is an awareness and educational ...

Source: WSFA
Published: 27 Apr 2018

Break Free from Osteoporosis for May's National Osteoporosis Mon - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

is celebrating May's National Osteoporosis Month with a variety of activities and resources to help people of all ages understand the importance of good bone health. NOF's call to action to Break Free from Osteoporosis is an awareness and educational ...

Source: WSIL-TV
Published: 27 Apr 2018

Spectrum Health Medical Group discusses Osteoporosis

Arashdeep Litt, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine physician with Spectrum Health Medical Group, and she was here to discuss what osteoporosis is, and the importance of maintaining good bone health. Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones ...

Source: WOOD-TV
Published: 29 Jun 2017

Peak of Health: Understanding the bare bones about osteoporosis

Osteoporosis means “porous bones” and those with the condition develop weak, brittle bones that can fracture with only a small amount of stress, such as bending over or coughing. The most common fractures occur in the spine, hip and wrists ...

Source: Arizona Daily Sun
Published: 04 Jul 2017

Air pollution can worsen osteoporosis: study

and now osteoporosis," said senior author Dr. Andrea Baccarelli, of Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, in the Telegraph. "Among the many benefits of clean air, our research suggests, are improved bone health and a way to prevent bone ...

Source: New York Daily News
Published: 10 Nov 2017

Osteoporosis: a silent killer

diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and related bone diseases. It aims to put osteoporosis and fracture prevention on the global health agenda and reaches out to healthcare professionals, media, policy makers and the public at large. The theme of the d ...

Source: The Daily Star
Published: 21 Oct 2017