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 |
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have discovered that eating mushrooms containing Vitamin D2 can be as effective at increasing and maintaining vitamin D levels (25–hydroxyvitamin D) as taking ...
Health Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
A study to be published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCEM) shows consumption of a Mediterranean diet enriched with olive oil for two years is associated with increased serum osteoca ...
Health Aug 15, 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
(Medical Xpress) -- Australian and UK scientists have shown that a large percentage of genes are likely to affect bone strength, potentially around 2,000 of the 21,000 genes in our bodies.
Genetics Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—An EPFL research team has used a novel method to identify a gene involved in bone building. Their results appear today in the advance online edition of the scientific journal Cell.
Medical research Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Doctors at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, working with Shriners Hospital for Children and other institutions, have identified a promising new treatment for a rare and sometimes life-threatening ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Postmenopausal women suffered significant bone density loss in their hip after they were treated with an epidural steroid injection for back pain relief, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Men experience a marked drop in their testosterone levels when taking a targeted therapy to control a specific type of lung cancer. That's according to a University of Colorado Cancer Center study published in the April issue ...
Cancer Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
If you're going to fall and break something, you should at least have a good story to tell.
Health Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—For women of mixed racial or ethnic backgrounds, a new method for measuring bone health may improve the odds of correctly diagnosing their risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures, according to a UCLA-led ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Osteoporosis is the reduction in bone strength that occurs during aging, which increases the chance of elderly people experiencing breaks. A genome-wide association study in the Japanese population has revealed ...
Genetics Jul 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Visceral, or deep belly, obesity is a risk factor for bone loss and decreased bone strength in men, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Whole-body-vibration, a popular exercise which uses a vibrating platform, is sometimes advertised as being able to boost bone density. However, a one-year-study on healthy postmenopausal women has shown that it has no such ...
Health Nov 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Clinicians are being urged to ask about a patient's history of falls as new research shows that the information is valuable in determining their future risk of fracture.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0