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What's your t-score? Bone density scans for osteoporosis - Harvard Health



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What's your t-score? Bone density scans for osteoporosis 
Harvard Health
The DEXA scan or ultrasound will give you a number called a T-score, which represents how close you are to average peak bone density. The World Health Organization has established the following classification system for bone density: ? If your T-score ...

 


Fiber rich diet can lower risk of osteoporosis, other chronic inflammatory joint diseases - Bel Marra Health



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Fiber rich diet can lower risk of osteoporosis, other chronic inflammatory joint diseases 
Bel Marra Health
According to a research paper recently published in the journal Nature Communications, the risk of inflammatory joint diseases and osteoporosis risk can be lowered by shifting to a fiber-rich diet. Inflammatory joint diseases and osteoporosis cause ...

 


Osteoporosis medication's benefits outweigh slim risks - The Register-Guard



Osteoporosis medication's benefits outweigh slim risks 
The Register-Guard
While slogging through this winter's rain and ice, we might fear slipping and falling. It could hurt and bruise us. For people with osteoporosis, though, the fear is even greater because a fall may be disastrous. The porous, brittle bones resulting ...

 


Drug combo cuts fracture risk for women with osteoporosis - Futurity - Futurity: Research News



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Drug combo cuts fracture risk for women with osteoporosis - Futurity 
Futurity: Research News
For post-menopausal women with severe osteoporosis, the combination of two medications could build and maintain bone mass.
Analysis examines link between bone turnover markers and fracture ... EurekAlert (press release)

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Freeman Medical Focus: Osteoporosis - Four States Homepage



Four States Homepage
 
Freeman Medical Focus: Osteoporosis 
Four States Homepage
Most of us have felt the pain of breaking a bone. But for some, that's more of a danger than it is for others. The bone disease osteoporosis is when the body either doesn't make enough bone, or loses too much of it. And certain people are at more of a ...

 


THRIVE: Healthy Choices Prevent Osteoporosis - KEYC



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THRIVE: Healthy Choices Prevent Osteoporosis 
KEYC
Osteoporosis screenings typically begin around age 65 for women and 75 for men, but there are other risk factors that could cause a need for earlier screening. "People who are low body weight, people who smoke, people who have been on medications that ...

 


FDA Denies Amneal Petition Seeking to Block Generic Versions of Osteoporosis Treatment - Regulatory Focus



FDA Denies Amneal Petition Seeking to Block Generic Versions of Osteoporosis Treatment 
Regulatory Focus
Capping a string of recent citizen petition denials, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has rejected Amneal Pharmaceuticals' citizen petition asking the agency to refrain from approving any abbreviated new drug applications (ANDAs) for the ...

 


Eating Fiber Might Help Prevent Osteoporosis - American Council on Science and Health



American Council on Science and Health
 
Eating Fiber Might Help Prevent Osteoporosis 
American Council on Science and Health
Mention osteoporosis-preventing nutrients and most people will think of calcium and vitamin D, even though my colleague Dr. Dinerstein recently wrote they might not be effective in preventing fractures. A recent study in mice, however, suggests a new ...

 


Osteoporosis Screening Important in Preventing Bone Fractures - My Panhandle



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Osteoporosis Screening Important in Preventing Bone Fractures 
My Panhandle
Often times, the weakening of our bone mass causes fractures, taking us away from our daily activities and moving us to a hospital bed. News 13's Alex Thorson has this week's Health Desk report sponsored by Bay Medical Sacred Heart. Our bones weaken ...

 


Hip fractures on the rise in older U.S. women - Reuters - Reuters



Hip fractures on the rise in older U.S. women - Reuters 
Reuters
By Cheryl Platzman Weinstock(Reuters Health) - The incidence of hip fractures in older women in the U.S. is rising after more than a decade of decline, according to a large new study of Medicare recipients.Hip fracture rates declined each year from ...

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