Tag Archives: Bone
Heberden’s nodes occur as bony swelling that forms on the hands in osteoarthritis patients. They can be easily identified, as they appear on the interphalangeal joints closest to the fingertips. They are considered unsightly and unusual manifestations but do not… Read More
Paget’s disease of the bone occurs when the normal processes of bone breakdown and rebuilding are performing abnormally. As a result, the bones become too large and weak as the most optimal structure of bone is not being maintained. While… Read More
If you look at modern nutrition habits and health-oriented lifestyles, it’s all about trends. This interesting (and fairly recent) development can be attributed to our growing dependency on the internet as a source of information and our active engagement in… Read More
The collarbone (clavicle) is one of the main bones in the shoulder. It’s a long slender bone that runs from the breastbone to each of the shoulders connected via ligaments, and it is a common location for injuries to occur,… Read More
Over 50 million Americans are affected by osteoporosis and bone fractures, making prevention methods a focus and putting exercise benefits in the spotlight.
A recent hip hop study—no not the music, we literally mean hopping—has shed some light on how… Read More
Stand tall and proud and consider this: In many ways, our bones define who we are. They give us our size and shape, they also keep us moving and upright. We wouldn’t get very far without them – but when… Read More
Concerned about your bones and ways to keep bones healthy? You should be. The sooner you start the better. As they say, too, it’s never too late. Your risk for osteoporosis, where your bones become fragile and porous, has… Read More
When it comes to strong bones, you know that drinking milk is the option to pick, but a new study suggests one particular food can go a long way in maintaining strong bones.
The study examined postmenopausal women as they… Read More
Weak bones are a common problem associated with aging. Women are particularly susceptible to osteoporosis, which can lead to fractures and disability. The key to strong bones is a combination of calcium and vitamin D, but recent research has uncovered… Read More
In a recent study involving smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), researchers observed that middle-aged and elderly men were at a higher risk of developing low bone density, osteoporosis, and vertebrae fractures than their women counterparts.… Read More
Kidney stones may increase fracture and broken bone risk, according to research. Researchers analyzed data from nearly 52,000 British kidney stone patients and over 157,000 individuals without kidney stones.
During a median follow-up period of five years, kidney stone patients… Read More
Time and time again, we are told that for strong bones we need calcium, but with a growing number of individuals who are lactose intolerant, achieving recommended calcium through dietary means can be difficult.
Although calcium is the primary mineral… Read More