Osteoporosis News and Research

What Do the Revised Physical Activity Guidelines Mean for You?
11/26/2018 - Revised physical activity guidelines indicate that any and all physical activity is essential to promoting good health, especially for those with metabolic syndrome, obesity, diabetes, and to improve balance..
Eating a Mediterranean Diet May Help Prevent Hip Fractures
09/11/2016 - A study published online by JAMA Internal Medicine reviewed the bone-protective benefits of several high-quality types of diets, including the DASH diet (used to lower blood pressure) and the Mediterranean diet. 
Experimental Osteoporosis Drug Builds Bone, Cuts Fracture Risk
08/24/2016 - The experimental osteoporosis drug abaloparatide, currently under review by the FDA, worked as well as the only bone-building medication currently on the US market at decreasing fracture risk in a new study. 
Being Obese Can Lead to Weak Bones
03/13/2016 - A new study published in the journal Metabolism found that obesity and type 2 diabetes led to weakened bones. 
Medications Reduced Risk of Repeat Fragility Fractures by 40 Percent
10/13/2015 - Medications that improve bone health can help men and women who have suffered one so-called fragility fracture avoid another one, new research has found.
Earlier Age at Menopause Linked to Chemicals in Common Household Products and the Environment
05/03/2015 - Women with high levels of certain chemicals in their body experience menopause 2 to 4 years earlier than women with lower levels of chemicals known as endocrine-disrupting chemicals. These chemicals are found in the environment as well as common household items and beauty products.
 
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