Health

E-cigarette use may be detrimental to bone health in adults

While conventional cigarette smoking is an established risk factor for osteoporosis and osteoporotic fracture, the effects of electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use on bone health have not previously been studied. In a novel ...

Medical research

Risk of recurrent fractures lowered by new care routines

Older people's risk of recurrent fractures decreases by 18 percent if the care they receive is more structured and preventive, through fracture liaison services. This is shown by a study from the University of Gothenburg.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Think you should slow down as you get older? Think again

Muscle strengthening exercises are important for building bone strength and preventing osteoporosis, but new research shows that even just 10,000 steps a day can help to keep bones strong.

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