Effects of endocrine-disrupting chemicals extend to obesity, osteoporosis, IQ and beyond
Although causality is difficult to prove definitively, mounting evidence suggests adverse health consequences of endocrine-disrupting among humans. Recent research links these...
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Osteoporosis sufferers given hope with vibrating 'bathroom scales' developed by Nasa
Marodyne LiV - a vibrating device, resembling a set of bathroom scales - produces gentle vibrations that travel up through the legs, stimulating the growth of new bone cells
1 day ago - Daily Mail
New Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
Although many people view exercise as a way to lose weight, it plays a key role in the wellbeing of the body beyond weight loss. Research strongly supports its benefits across...
4 days ago - Harvard - 2 articles
Top stories in endocrinology: Phthalates impact testosterone levels, bigger arm muscles reduce osteoporosis risk
A cross-sectional analysis of more than 1,400 men suggested that phthalate metabolites from plastics and personal care products influenced testosterone levels - a top story in...
4 days ago - Healio
Menopause Vitamin D Deficiency Causes Disc Degeneration, Back Pain
New study identifies vitamin D deficiency, smoking, high body mass index, osteoporosis, as key causes of increased degeneration and pain and documents the high prevalence of...
4 days ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
Men with bigger arm muscles have lower osteoporosis risk
Larger mid-arm muscle circumference is associated with lower risk for osteoporosis among men, according to findings published in the Archives of Gerontology and...
10 days ago - Healio
Dairy consumption and risk of falls in 2 European cohorts of older adults
Some previous evidence have linked dairy products with greater muscle mass, bone mineral density and lower risk of osteoporosis. However, other authors have found a detrimental...
11 days ago - Clinical Nutrition
Could a Keto Diet Be Bad for Athletes' Bones?
Race walkers on a low-carbohydrate, high-fat ketogenic diet showed early signs indicative of bone loss.
11 days ago - NY Times
Advanced X-ray combination technique aids tuberculosis and osteoporosis research
With an advanced X-ray combination technique, scientists have traced nanocarriers for tuberculosis drugs within cells with very high precision.
12 days ago - News Medical
Zoledronate infusion preserves BMD gains after denosumab discontinuation for women with osteoporosis
Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis who received a single infusion of zoledronate after 2 to 5 years of denosumab therapy retained more than half of bone mineral density...
16 days ago - Healio
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Age-related Macular Degeneration: Fresh Findings
The American Academy of Ophthalmology is urging people to protect themselves from vision loss from age-related macular degeneration by getting a baseline eye exam by age 40.
CATASTROPHIC ERROR: In just two days, thousands of potentially...
World health authorities are about to commit a gross error that could literally end up costing millions of lives. So far, 355 passengers on the Diamond Princess cruise ship...
U.S. military preparing to implement medical martial law due to coronavirus...
The Joint Chiefs of Staff has issued an executive order calling on the United States Northern Command to start preparing for a full-blown pandemic of the Wuhan coronavirus here...
5 Ways to Maximize the Benefits of HIIT without Injury or Overtraining
High-Intensity Interval Training is your ace in the hole for getting an effective workout in record time. Because you're working out at a high intensity, it takes less time to...
New Guidelines for Hepatic Failure
A new set of evidence-based recommendations for the management of liver failure is presented at the SCCM 49th Critical Care Congress. It assembles recommendations for critical...
Green Tea Extract Reduces Fatty Liver Disease
According to a recent study by Penn State researchers, Green tea extract combined with exercise, reduces fatty liver disease in mice.
Tiny Particles may Start Nonfatal Heart Attacks
A recent Yale study confirms something that has long been suspected -air pollution's small particles can play a role in severe heart disease.
Study Identifies States with Highest Rates of Melanoma Due to UV Radiation
New study finds that state-level incidence rates for UV-attributable melanoma ranged from 15 cases per 100,000 in Alaska to 65 cases per 100,000 in Hawaii.
Heartbreaking photo shows the moment distraught mother said final goodbye to...
EXCLUSIVE: Tammy Ireson, 39, from Norfolk, has shared a photo showing the moment she had to say goodbye to her 13-week-old son, Wilber, after switching off his life support...
Effectiveness of Travel Bans During Infectious Disease Outbreaks Mostly Unknown
New study reports that although travel bans are frequently used to stop the spread of an emerging infectious disease, the effectiveness of travel bans is mostly unknown.