Europeans Launch Deep Sea Research for Cures to Osteoporosis, Other Ailments

The European research project called “BlueGenics” has been launched, focusing on its search for cures to osteoporosis and other common human diseases using substances found in the deep sea, medical news sources say. The research group seeks to obtain

Studies Pinpoint Top Three Not-So-Good Foods that Trigger Osteoporosis

Just as osteoporosis is considered as the most common type of bone disease which thins the bones and trigger loss of bone density, it is also believed to affect one in five women over the age of 50, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation.

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

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

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

New Estrogen Treatment Brings Hope of Hormonal Balance to Postmenopausal Women

Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have devised a new technique using hormone therapy promising hormonal balance benefits to millions of postmenopausal women worldwide. This systematic procedure is reputed to be effective in treating m

Top Three Weight-Bearing Exercises for Stronger Bones

We all know that bone mass and strength recede as we grow older. It is a known fact that most people achieve their peak bone mass at their 30s and, after that, the strength and density of the bones begin to diminish. Fortunately, when your bones are

Atypical Femur Fractures Risk Runs Higher in Bisphosphonate Users, FDA Says

Women who use bisphosphonate formulations for osteoporosis therapy have higher risks of getting bone fractures, reports the Food and Drug Administration, citing complaints from patients across the United States. Fractures such as one of these ---refe

Study Points Out Four Kinds of Super Fighting Foods against Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a bone disorder which robs the bone of its mineral and density, making it more susceptible to fractures, medical experts say. There are more than 10 million people aged 50 years old who are diagnosed with osteoporosis, while another 3