Osteoporosis

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Anti-inflammatory diet linked with lower bone loss in women

Monday, January 30th, 2017

As we age, we lose bone mass and our risk of osteoporosis increases. Various studies have shown that postmenopausal women carry a greater risk of bone fracture and osteoporosis. Thankfully, a new study hints that much is in our hands how we manage this risk. According to it, bone loss might reduce and consequently the […]

Can Osteoporosis be Reversed Using a New Bone-Forming Growth Factor

Friday, December 30th, 2016

Researchers have found a new agent that promotes bone-formation and might be able to reverse bone loss because of osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a progressive bone disease in which bones become weak and are more susceptible to fracture. Osteoporosis is more likely to affect the hip, spin or wrist bone, but other bones in the body […]

Hormone Therapy Has a Positive Effect on Bone Health in Postmenopausal Women

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bone becomes brittle and fragile because of loss of bone tissue. Osteoporosis patients have an increased risk of bone fracture. A recent study reveals that hormone therapy might result in improved bone health in women who are at a greater risk of osteoporosis. It’s not that loss of […]

Dried Plums Effective In Preventing Bone Loss Because of Exposure to Radiation

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Ionizing radiation causes bone loss, which in turn can lead to osteoporosis. A new study has revealed that dried plums might help prevent bone loss in people who are exposed to ionizing radiation. Cancer patients who are undergoing radiotherapy are exposed to ionizing radiation, so are radiation workers, astronauts, and people who have been a […]

HGH reduces fracture risk in female osteoporosis patients

Saturday, August 29th, 2015

A new Swedish study has found that human growth hormone (HGH) treatment can lower to risk fracture in female osteoporosis patients after menopause, several years after treatment. HGH was also found to help women maintain their bone density. The study was led by Emily Krantz, of Södra Älvsborgs Hospital in Sweden, who said, “Our study […]

Bisphosphonates may not prevent hip fracture

Saturday, May 30th, 2015

Past researcher has indicated that bisphosphonates, which are commonly prescribed to older adults, can help strengthen the bones. However, a new study has found a lack of evidence that supports these medications being used for preventing hip fractures. The study was led by Teppo Jarvinen, a professor at the University of Helsinki and researcher at […]

Osteoporosis may lead to sudden hearing loss

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

According to a new study, osteoporosis patients may have a greater risk of sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL), or sudden deafness. The study was led Kai-Jen Tien, MD, of Chi Mei Medical Center in Tainan, Taiwan. The authors noted that they did not know the reason for the link between SSHL and weak bones, but […]

Under-diagnosed osteoporosis increase hip fracture risk in men

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Weak bones caused by osteoporosis are known to lead to hip fractures and other kinds of fractures, but it is commonly though of a problem faced only by aging women. However, a recent study suggests that men may face a greater risk of death due to hip fracture because osteoporosis goes under-diagnosed in men. The […]

Statin Reduces Osteoarthritis Progression In The Knees

Monday, April 16th, 2012

The use of statin may help in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee, says a new study. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Bruno H. Ch. Stricker, MD from the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam. The study was supported and funded by the Nuts-Ohra Foundation. The results of the […]

Facial wrinkles reflect weaker bones in women

Saturday, June 25th, 2011

A new study by the Yale School of Medicine has revealed that wrinkles in the skin reflect the weak stature of bones in women. These wrinkles would increase the chances of ailments from osteoporosis and hard to heal breaks and fractures as they start ageing. But the scientists have also confirmed that diagnosing brittle bones […]

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