Latest Bone density Stories
Whole-body-vibration, a popular exercise which uses a vibrating platform, is sometimes advertised as being able to boost bone density.
A new audit report issued today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) shows that osteoporosis is a serious and growing problem throughout the Middle East and parts of Africa.
Because women are four times more likely than men to get osteoporosis, itâ€™s often considered â€œa womanâ€™s disease,â€ but men can get osteoporosis.
Women ages 65-69 who break a hip are five times more likely to die within a year than women of the same age who don't break a hip.
Demonstrated superior efficacy to intranasal calcitonin with equivalent safety -- could represent new osteoporosis treatment option -- calcitonin has 30-year record of safety and efficacy but lack of oral form has limited its use.
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