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Stem cell research findings may lead to osteoporosis, bone tissue treatments

Stem cells in bone marrow need to produce hydrogen sulfide to properly multiply and form bone tissue, according to a new study from the...

Not only bone density, but also quality of bone predicts fracture...

In a study carried out at the University of Eastern Finland, bone histomorphometry and infrared spectroscopy revealed abnormal bone properties in children with vertebral...

Patients who engage in own care more likely to cut risk...

People over the age of 50 who have suffered a fracture because of a slip or trip play a central role in making sure...
Fish oil could treat nerve damage

Omega-3 in Blood Linked to Postmenopausal Bone Health

Higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids in the blood may reduce the risk for hip fractures in postmenopausal women, recent research suggests. Scientists analyzed red...

How Smoking Causes Osteoporosis

Human bone breaks down and regenerates naturally all the time, in a perfectly balanced dance that maintains skeletal integrity. As people age, bone tends to...

Nearly 30 percent of women fail to pick up new prescriptions...

Nearly 30 percent of women failed to pick up their bisphosphonate prescriptions, a medication that is most commonly used to treat osteoporosis and similar...

Smoking, depression in teen girls ‘red flag’ for osteoporosis

Depression, anxiety, and smoking are associated with lower bone mineral density (BMD) in adults, but these factors have not previously been studied during adolescence,...

Back Trouble? Blame Evolution

Osteoporosis might not be the only culprit behind the increased risk of backbone fractures as we age. Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have...

Devastating impact of spinal osteoporotic fractures revealed on World Osteoporosis Day

A new report issued by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) for World Osteoporosis Day puts the spotlight on the severe impact of spinal fractures and calls on health professionals to recognize the signs of these fractures in their patien...

IOF campaign puts spotlight on vastly under-diagnosed and under-treated spinal fractures

At a press conference held in Brussels today, the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), the Belgian Bone Club and the European Parliament Osteoporosis Interest Group called on health care professionals and health policy officials in Europe to...

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