Education Instruction Reduces Bone Loss, Increases Calcium Intake, Recent Study Says

A recent study has found that educational intervention is effective at increasing elderly men and women’s calcium intake and retarding bone loss, citing evidence presented by medical experts from the National Institute of Nutrition in Hanoi. The rese

Three Major Factors for Increased Risk of Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a condition that describes the descent of a pelvic organ – such as the bladder – from its normal position in the lower abdomen and pushes against or into the walls of the vagina, according to medical journals. While me

Studies Point to Three Health Dangers Associated with Fosamax

Fosamax is a prescription drug which is commonly used for the prevention of bone loss due to abnormally low bone mass density which may potentially trigger osteoporosis. It is a pill which should be taken everyday by osteoporotic men and women. Osteo

Jogging: Good for Cardiovascular Health

Jogging reduces cardiovascular problems, as it strengthens the heart and reduces blood pressure at the same time. It is one of the most popular cardiovascular exercise that provides benefits to our heart. At the same time, your lungs also become stro

Sedentary Lifestyle Among Three Leading Causes of Osteoporosis: Experts

Science says that our bones are alive and are constantly growing throughout our lifetime. Our bones are constantly changing; some of our old bones are eradicated and are replaced with a new set of bones in a process called remodelling. However, for p

Malaysia Hosts 3rd IOF Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting

The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) sponsored the 3rd Asia-Pacific meeting held on December 16, 2012 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, news sources say. The conference was held to foster discussion and exchange of emerging trends and current fin

Comfort Arthritis Pain With Topical NSAIDs

Application of topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in the form of creams, gels and patches may offer relief from the pain accompanying osteoarthritis of the knees or hands, according to The Cochrane Library.

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Four Treatment Options for Various Cases of Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Whether or not they realize the symptoms, women may experience a certain degree of prolapse at some point in their lifetime, health experts say, further adding that pelvic organ prolapse (POP) affects as many as 50 percent of women who have had one o

Experts Raises Eight Safety Concerns Over Surgical Mesh Devices

While there are conservative treatment options, women with serious cases of POP and SUI may be implanted with medical devices known as surgical sling devices or bladder slings. As with other treatments, the use of bladder slings has also been linked

Revisiting the Times of the DePuy Hip Recall

DePuy Orthopaedics, a unit of Johnson and Johnson, manufactured two of its hip replacement to cater to the needs of those people suffering from unbearable joint pains on the hip, medical experts say. Nowadays, not only aging people are suffering from