Osteoporosis Drugs Tied to Lower Fracture Risk and Health Costs
Older women with osteoporosis who consistently take a bisphosphonate may have a lower risk of fractures and lower total health costs than their counterparts who stop taking...
5 days ago - Medscape
Older Women Still Need Bone Checks to Prevent Fractures
As women age and enter the elderly range, they become increasingly susceptible to bone loss. This osteoporosis leaves them with less bone density, which opens them up to a...
10 days ago - Health Status
Soy-based whole foods may have positive impact on bone strength for women
Osteoporosis, decreased physical activity and weight gain are serious health concerns for postmenopausal women.
10 days ago - News Medical
Most People With Osteoporosis Don't Need Screening for Celiac Disease
Routinely screening people who have osteoporosis to check if they may also have celiac disease is usually unnecessary, results of a new systematic review and meta-analysis...
19 days ago - Medscape
It's PodMed Double T!
This week's topics include head injury and CT, Medicare versus Walmart, use of osteoporosis meds after hip fracture, and persistent Ebola infection.
21 days ago - MedPageToday
Magnesium is an essential nutrient for bone health
Disability among the elderly is often caused by bone fracture linked to osteoporosis. But while many people know that calcium and vitamin D can help maintain bone health...
21 days ago - Natural News
National Osteoporosis Foundation, Medtronic launch fracture prevention initiative
The National Osteoporosis Foundation and Medtronic are launching a joint partnership to educate clinicians and the public about vertebral compression fractures and available...
22 days ago - Healio
Researchers use magnetic surgical cement for spinal fractures and targeted drug delivery
Patients with spinal fractures caused by tumors or osteoporosis usually undergo a procedure called kyphoplasty, where the fracture is filled with surgical cement.
22 days ago - News Medical
Osteoporosis and Fracture Risk Predicted by a New Computer Algorithm
Osteoporosis and fracture risk can be calculated earlier by using a new algorithm that matches genetic differences with low bone-mineral density, says study.
22 days ago - Medindia Health
Osteoporosis, fracture risk predicted with new genetic screen
A new genetic screen may predict a person's future risk of osteoporosis and bone fracture, according to a new study.
23 days ago - ScienceDaily
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Guidelines to Do Further Research With Parkinson's Biomarker Published
A slate of guidelines have been published to shape the future of Parkinson's biomarker research.
‘Skinny Fat' In Older Adults May Predict Dementia, Alzheimer's Risk
Some adults, including the elderly, have a condition doctors refer to as skinny fat. This is when muscle mass is reduced compared to what might be normal for that person. Many...
Dementia Not Common in Some People with Brain Markers of Alzheimer's
New discovery uncovers why toxic Alzheimer's plaques do not always lead to dementia.
Thinning Retina: Early Warning Sign for Parkinson's Disease
Thinning of retina is linked to loss of brain cells that control movement in people with Parkinson's disease.
Elysium Health's NAD+ supplement Basis gets NSF Certified for Sport
Anti-aging dietary supplement company Elysium Healthâs product Basis is now NSF Certified for Sport, the company announced.
Men, Beware of Biopsies for Prostate Cancer Dx
Physicians often downplay the risks
Jump training after ACL reconstruction reduced secondary injury, OA risk factors
Athletes who underwent jump training after ACL reconstruction reduced some risk factors for secondary injury and osteoarthritis, while making lasting improvements in physical...
VIDEO New opportunities emerge for diabetes educators in changing health...
BALTIMORE - In this video exclusive, Robert Gabbay, MD, PhD, FACP, chief medical officer and senior vice president of the Joslin Diabetes Center, highlights recent changes in...
Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley Recognized by RetirementJobs.com as...
Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley has earned the special distinction of being certified as an Age Friendly Employer for 2018. The Research Group at RetirementJobs.com...
How your mouth bacteria can harm your lungs
New research suggests that having poor dental hygiene means ingesting bacteria that may damage respiratory health in the long-term.