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Fish-based diet may delay bone loss, osteoporosis
Newly released clinical research has determined that eating fish rich in polyunsaturated fats may help older Americans ward off low bone density and osteoporosis.
Common osteoporosis medication reduces mortality risk in the elderly
New research has discovered that bisphosphonates, a medication commonly prescribed for osteoporosis, appears to reduce mortality rates among older adults.
Researchers review causes of osteoporosis
Besides aging and calcium deficiency, what causes osteoporosis? A pair of physicians associated with the Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale Unite in Paris recently laid out the known intrinsic and external causes of osteoporosis.
Researchers test reliability of implements used to measure osteoporotic spines
Scientists from McMaster University recently released a report addressing the reliability of two devices commonly used to measure the spines of patients with osteoporosis.
Minimally invasive surgery treats osteoporosis-related back fractures
Vertebral fractures are the most common forms of broken bones caused by osteoporosis, and a relatively new form of surgery can correct such pressure fractures while leaving a minimal scar.
HIV makes osteoporotic bone fractures more likely
Americans with HIV, who are at special risk for osteoporosis, are at least twice as likely as those without the virus in their system to suffer from bone fractures, according to new research.
Bisphosphonates reduce osteoporosis, not plaque, researchers say
A team of dental researchers has determined that the use of a class of anti-osteoporosis drugs appears to reduce periodontal disease but not plaque in postmenopausal women.
Study: Arzoxifene beats raloxifene in treating postmenopausal osteoporosis
An international team of researchers has announced that arzoxifene is more effective than raloxifene in treating osteoporosis among postmenopausal women.
Scientists find genetic origin of rare osteoporosis-causing disorder
Individuals who have Hajdu-Cheney syndrome, which is a rare, inherited disorder, are virtually guaranteed to develop severe osteoporosis. Now, an international team of geneticists and bone health experts reports having found the genetic sequence that causes the condition.
Task force recommends new osteoporosis screening protocols
A government task force organized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has released new guidelines concerning the age at which Americans should begin getting regularly screened for osteoporosis.
Overweight teens may experience precursor to osteoporosis
Excess body weight can increase the risk of a number of health issues, including osteoporosis. A team of pediatricians from the Medical College of Georgia recently reported that bone loss, which is a risk factor for osteoporosis, can start as early as adolescence among overweight teens with health risk factors.
Antioxidant found in tomatoes may reduce risk of osteoporosis
Researchers from the National Center for Food Safety and Technology and the Illinois Institute of Technology have affirmed that tomatoes are the richest natural source of lycopene, an antioxidant thought to reduce the risk of osteoporosis and certain cancers.
Strontium-based medication may reduce osteoporosis-related fractures
Among individuals with osteoporosis, the risk of fracture is often dramatic. Now, a medical literature analysis has determined that medication based on an alkaline earth metal may be able to decrease the risk of broken bones among women with osteoporosis.
Study: Osteoporosis is more common among patients with HIV and hepatitis C
Previous studies have already established that individuals with HIV are more likely to suffer from osteoporosis. Now, the latest research has found a corollary to this effect. According to a new investigation, HIV-positive patients who have hepatitis C have even higher rates of osteoporosis than those without the liver disease.
Expert recommends triad of practices for preventing osteoporosis
An editorial in the Humble Tribune has addressed the basics of prevention. Physician Charles Campbell, the article's author, wrote that there are three relatively easy habits that maturing Americans can practice in order to reduce their risk of osteoporosis.

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