News tagged with bone mineral density
Related topics: osteoporosis , bone density , women , bone , breast cancer
As strange as it sounds, a new research study published in the FASEB Journal, suggests that the "healthy" ingredient in red wine, resveratrol, may prevent the negative effects that spaceflight and sedentary lifestyles have o ...
Health Jun 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
More patients are tested and treated for osteoporosis when fracture clinics have someone dedicated to screening for the bone disease, a new study has found.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study indicates that many patients undergoing spine surgery have low levels of vitamin D, which may delay their recovery.
Health Nov 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Although many current studies focused on catch up growth (CUG) have described its high susceptibility to insulin resistance-related diseases very few have focused on the effect of CUG on bone metabolism, especially in adulthood. ...
Medical research Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at The Institute for Aging Research at Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, have co-authored the largest meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies of osteoporosis as part of an international ...
Genetics Apr 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute's researchers have played a leading role in a recent study into osteoporosis, more than doubling the number of currently known genes in the disease.
Genetics Apr 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Are your bones getting stronger or weaker? Right now, it's hard to know. Scientists at Arizona State University and NASA are taking on this medical challenge by developing and applying a technique that originated ...
Medical research May 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Prescribing calcium and vitamin D supplements for men at risk of bone loss from hormonal treatment for prostate cancer seems like good medicine.
Cancer Aug 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A study by researchers at the Institute for Aging Research (IFAR) at Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School (HMS), has found that dairy intake —specifically milk and yogurt —is associated with higher ...
Health Feb 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A combination of two FDA-approved osteoporosis drugs with different mechanisms of action was found to increase bone density better than treatment with either drug alone in a small clinical trial. As reported in paper receiving ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Has a bone density scan placed you at risk for osteoporosis, leading your doctor to prescribe a widely advertised bone-building medication? Not so fast! A University of Illinois study finds that an effective first course ...
Health May 02, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
Patients with celiac disease are more than 4.5 times more likely to develop osteoporosis compared to healthy people in an age and gender matched cohort with no identifiable risk factors for osteoporosis, according to a study ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 26, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- High cholesterol has been found to contribute to a loss of bone density in two ways, according to researchers at Duke University Medical Center. It blocks formation of new bone cells and it encourages ...
Medical research Sep 28, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
When it comes to bone health, age and family history of osteoporosis arent the only reasons to consider testing for fracture risk.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 15, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0