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5 Steps to Strong Bones - ConsumerReports.org



5 Steps to Strong Bones 
ConsumerReports.org
If your doctor has suggested that it's time to start thinking about screening for osteoporosis?a disease that weakens bones and makes them more likely to break?there are a few things you should know about this common condition. About 10 percent of ...

 


Do Women Need Probiotics More Than Men Do? - mindbodygreen.com



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Do Women Need Probiotics More Than Men Do? 
mindbodygreen.com
However, studies have found evidence that probiotic supplements can slow this loss of bone density following menopause and thus reduce a woman's risk of developing osteoporosis. Testing on mice, researchers from Emory University and Georgia State ...

 


Newly identified adipokine associated with bone density in type 2 diabetes - Healio



Newly identified adipokine associated with bone density in type 2 diabetes 
Healio
Patients with type 2 diabetes and osteopenia or osteoporosis have lower levels of serum retinol-binding protein 4, suggesting the adipokine may play a protective role in maintaining bone mineral density, according to findings from a study in China ...

 


A Perfect Storm for Broken Bones - New York Times



New York Times
 
A Perfect Storm for Broken Bones 
New York Times
A ?perfect storm? threatens to derail the progress that has been made in protecting the bone health of Americans. As the population over 50 swells, fewer adults at risk of advanced bone loss and fractures are undergoing tests for bone density ...

 


Is your exercise bad for your bones? | Times2 | The Times - The Times



The Times
 
Is your exercise bad for your bones? | Times2 | The Times 
The Times
Swimming and cycling are beloved by the middle-aged for their kindness to joints. After years of hammering our knees with higher-impact sports, millions of us i.
Brody: Time for a refresher course on bone health? - Entertainment ... Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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Osteoporosis: An Avoidable Crisis - Scientific American



Scientific American
 
Osteoporosis: An Avoidable Crisis 
Scientific American
A new diagnosis, ?osteopenia??low bone density that falls short of osteoporosis?was popularized and often treated, particularly in women going through menopause, when bone loss is fastest. ?A lot of us were almost evangelical,? concedes ...

 


Relationship of annual change in bone mineral density with extent of emphysematous lesions and pulmonary function ... - Dove Medical Press



Relationship of annual change in bone mineral density with extent of emphysematous lesions and pulmonary function ... 
Dove Medical Press
Computed tomography (CT) attenuation values of thoracic vertebrae 4, 7, and 10 were measured using custom software, and the average value (average bone density; ABD4,7,10) was calculated. The percentage of low attenuation volume (LAV%) for each patient ...

 


DXA imaging may inform atherosclerotic vascular disease risk in older women - Healio



DXA imaging may inform atherosclerotic vascular disease risk in older women 
Healio
Abdominal aortic calcification scores assessed using densitometric lateral spine images at the time of bone mineral density testing may identify older women at higher risk for atherosclerotic vascular disease-related events or death, according to ...

 


A perfect storm for broken bones or for disease-mongering of osteoporosis? - HealthNewsReview.org



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A perfect storm for broken bones or for disease-mongering of osteoporosis? 
HealthNewsReview.org
Alan Cassels is a pharmaceutical policy researcher at the University of Victoria and is a frequent contributor to HealthNewsReview.org. Last week in The New York Times, Jane Brody predicted ?A Perfect Storm for Broken Bones.? But the column has ...

 


5 Science-Backed Benefits of Yoga that Go Beyond the Mat - Brit + Co



Brit + Co
 
5 Science-Backed Benefits of Yoga that Go Beyond the Mat 
Brit + Co
It strengthens bones. Time and again, scientific analysis has confirmed that weight-bearing exercise improves bone density. Resistance and pressure create stress that actually benefits bone; our bodies respond to stress by producing more osteoblasts ...