Category Archives: Bone Health

New genes identified in osteoporosis risk

New Genes Identified in Osteoporosis Risk

Researchers have used a new tool to identify two genes that could contribute to osteoporosis, a bone disease that increases the risk of fractures. The new...

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Ultrasounds Improve Osteoporosis Screening

New research findings suggest that ultrasounds are equally as powerful for osteoporosis screening as x-rays. Doctors typically measure bone mineral density (BMD) to determine the health...

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Do Dairy-Free Diets Impact Bone Health?

The number one nutrient recommended to promote strong bones is calcium. Calcium is found mainly in dairy products. But if you don’t consume dairy products, will...

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New Breakthrough in Osteoporosis Treatment

There may be a breakthrough in the treatment of osteoporosis, which is a bone disease that commonly affects women. In osteoporosis, bones become increasingly weaker with...