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2013-11-19 12:31:15

Drinking more milk as a teenager apparently does not lower the risk of hip fracture as an older adult and instead appears to increase that risk for men, according to a study published by JAMA Pediatrics, a JAMA Network publication. While drinking milk during adolescence is recommended to achieve peak bone mass, milk's role in hip fractures later in life has not been established. Drinking more milk is associated with attaining greater height, which is a risk factor for hip fracture,...

2013-10-01 23:34:05

Triangle Orthopaedic Associates' recent acquisition of a state-of-the-art Hologic Discovery DXA system allows their practice to offer a low-cost alternative to expensive body scans at medical research centers. Durham, NC (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Triangle Orthopaedics is raising the bar in bone health imaging. Triangle Orthopaedics’ multispecialty practice has recently acquired a new state-of-the-art DXA bone densitometer. Unprecedentedly, this particular machine, the Discovery...

2013-06-19 23:26:27

Women´s Excellence in Menopause is a designated center for women needing specialized care for menopausal issues and weight control problems. With Shannon Hill, MSN, CNP, as the primary practitioner, the center features bone mineral density (BMD) testing and treatment for osteoporosis, bioidentical hormone (BIH) therapy, and medical weight loss. Lake Orion, Michigan (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Women´s Excellence in Menopause is becoming a free-standing specialty center in July 2013. The...

2013-04-17 17:26:00

Interventions to physicians and patients improve osteoporosis treatment at low cost Reminding primary care doctors to test at-risk patients for osteoporosis can prevent fractures and reduce health care costs, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). Osteoporosis is a condition that is common, costly and undertreated. Low trauma fractures in older individuals are a "red flag" for...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.