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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.
Researchers say monoclonal antibody therapy for osteoporosis is cost-effective
An international team of economists and information scientists has determined that the long-term use of a recently approved osteoporosis medication, denosumab, is cost-effective when compared to other oral osteoporosis drugs.
Gwyneth Paltrow has precursor to osteoporosis
Recently, actress and philanthropist Gwyneth Paltrow announced online that she has osteopenia, a condition that healthcare professionals consider a precursor to osteoporosis.
Human protein may improve bone growth when injected
An international team of researchers has announced what they believe to be a breakthrough in osteoporosis treatment. Using a naturally occurring protein, scientists say they were able to stimulate bone growth in menopausal laboratory animals.
Minerals pulled from crustacean shells may improve calcium uptake, battle osteoporosis
Getting the proper daily dose of calcium is essential for promoting bone health and preventing osteoporosis, according to multiple health authorities. Since not all calcium supplements are created equal, this can be difficult to do. However, a new study has indicated that the fight against osteoporosis may be turning to a new source of calcium - crustacean shells.
Besides treating angina, nitroglycerin ointment may reverse osteoporosis
When nitroglycerin was first synthesized in 1847, its inventor, Ascanio Sobrero, was so frightened by its destructive volatility that he kept it secret for a whole year - but today, the compound has a number of constructive medical uses, the latest of which is treating osteoporosis.
Expert points to connection between celiac disease and osteoporosis
A dental hygienist from Colorado recently wrote an article stressing the need for dietary assessments among individuals with celiac disease, since the condition can contribute to the onset of osteoporosis.
With osteoporosis, forearm fractures occur earlier, scientists say
A group of healthcare experts from the University of Bergen, Norway, have announced that the presence of osteoporosis increases the likelihood that a mature person will suffer a particular type of wrist fracture.
Common osteoporosis medication may entail uncommon side effect
Researchers from various dental schools across the U.S. recently collaborated on a study that assesses the extent to which bisphosphonates, a common treatment for osteoporosis, are associated with osteonecrosis of the jaw.
Anorexia increases risk of premenopausal osteoporosis, study finds
A study recently conducted by an associate professor at Case Western Reserve University reiterated that an important but largely overlooked complication of eating disorders is early-onset osteoporosis.
Children at risk for type 2 diabetes may be more likely to develop osteoporosis
Children who develop risk factors for type 2 diabetes before hitting puberty may also be more likely to have weak bones in adulthood, according to a new study from Medical College of Georgia researchers.
Osteoporosis medication designed to improve bone strength may be associated with femur fractures
Recent research has linked uncommon femur fractures to a prescription drug commonly used to treat osteoporosis.
Study: Medication used to treat breast cancer may hasten onset of osteoporosis
A team of American oncologists and bone health experts has found that a drug commonly prescribed for women may speed up bone loss and the onset of osteoporosis.
Early puberty may delay onset of osteoporosis, researchers find
Puberty and age-related osteoporosis may be more closely related than previously thought. A study conducted at the Los Angeles Children's Hospital's Saban Research Institute has determined that early onset of puberty may delay the formation of osteoporosis later in life.
Study quantifies insurance costs of adults who do not stick to their osteoporosis treatments
Osteoporosis treatments can be wide ranging and include hormone replacement, prescription medications and physical therapy. However, many health experts - supported by new statistical findings - warn that going off these treatments can entail serious costs.

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