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Greek researchers sought to determine the factors that are associated with bone mineral density in Greek men. Find out what the researchers learned in this osteoporosis study.
Researchers examined whether inflammatory bowel disease can eventually lead to osteoporosis.
Kale is rich in vitamin K1 and soluble calcium, which means that it may be effective at boosting bone mineral density. Article highlights what researchers learned about kale supplementation in this osteoporosis-focused study.
A study out of Hong Kong looked at whether a triple herb can be used to help prevent osteoporosis.
A study examined degenerative changes in the lumbar spine in elderly women using measurements obtained from dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA). Researchers also looked at the implications for diagnosing these patients with osteoporosis.
Researchers found that the most predictive risk factors for incident fracture were age, bone mineral density, and spine fracture status.
US researchers investigated the long-term safety and effectiveness of once-monthly ibandronate, which was studied for up to 5 years in a long-term extension.
It’s well known that exercise can help prevent osteoporosis, but how effective is high-impact exercise on osteoporosis?
Reclast is an osteoporosis medication, and in September 2011, the FDA issued a new warning label for it. It may cause renal impairment, so physicians should be cautious before prescribing. Article reviews new FDA label for Reclast.
Research comparing the safety and effectiveness of oral minodronate at monthly doses of 30 mg or 50 mg to a daily dose of 1 mg in patients with osteoporosis.
Are high doses of vitamin D3 better than the standard dose for boosting bone mineral density and decreasing bone turnover in post-menopausal women who have low bone mass?
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