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2013-12-03 11:15:50

Findings to help physicians guide treatment options for women A study comparing the efficacy and tolerability of two popular osteoporosis drugs, denosumab and zoledronic acid, found that denosumab had a significantly greater effect on increasing spine bone mineral density and zoledronic acid caused more flulike symptoms. These findings were presented recently at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research’s annual meeting. Researchers performed a retrospective chart review and...

Vitamin D Can Help Stave Off Cognitive Decline
2013-12-03 04:19:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A diet that is too low in vitamin D could potentially cause damage to the brain, according to new research appearing in the journal Free Radical Biology and Medicine. Vitamin D supplements have gained popularity in recent months due to the role they play in maintaining bone health, but more recent research has also shown that it is also essential for other organs and tissues, including the brain, researchers from the University of...

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,...

2013-11-16 23:01:35

OrthoBalance Physical Therapy Founder, Attilio S. Pensavalle, P.T., D.P.T. (Doctor of Physical Therapy) provides state-of-the-art clinical assessment and treatment for Balance Recovery, Fall Risk Management and Prevention at a new facility located in Great Neck. Great Neck, NY (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 According to the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, falling has become a costly and significant health risk especially for adults over the age of...

2013-11-13 23:02:59

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Emphasizes the Importance of Screenings East Providence, RI (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 To commemorate National Radiology Month, Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) would like to inform patients on the importance of screening for those people with certain risk factors. Diagnostic imaging is the most accurate testing available for many diseases and ailments, including lung cancer, breast cancer, and osteoporosis. RIMI created the first comprehensive outpatient...

Diabetes Weakens Bones
2013-11-13 08:01:33

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Type 2 diabetes causes a myriad of debilitating complications. The long list includes vascular and heart disease, eye problems, nerve damage, kidney disease, hearing problems and even Alzheimer's disease. Doctors have suspected for a while that osteoporosis may be another complication to add to the list. Now, a new study from the Mayo Clinic has confirmed that skeletal degeneration can now be associated with diabetes. Sundeep...


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Osteoporosis International
2012-05-17 15:25:40

Osteoporosis International is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Springer Science+Business Media. It was established in 1990. It is the official journal of the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the National Osteoporosis Foundation. The journal includes original research on all areas of osteoporosis and related fields. It also publishes reviews, educational articles, and case reports. Editors-in-chief are R. Lindsay and J.A. Kanis. According to the Journal...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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