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September 2, 2015

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September 2, 2015

Kidney, Bladder Stones Do Not Increase Postmenopausal Women's Risk of Osteoporosis

July 13, 2015 — Postmenopausal women with kidney or bladder stones are not at increased risk for osteoporosis, but they do have about a 15 percent increased risk of another painful stone, physician-scientists ... read more

June 15, 2015 — While weaker bones are clearly not a good thing, scientists suspect that, based on a recent mouse study, somewhere in the conversation between the genetically engineered mouse's skeleton and the ... read more

Recurrent Major Depressive Disorder and Use of Antidepressants Associated With Lower Bone Density

June 12, 2015 — A recent study shows that recurrent major depressive disorder (MDD) in men is associated with lower bone density. The use of antidepressants was also associated with lower bone mineral density (BMD), ... read more

Weekend Screen Time Linked to Poorer Bone Health in Teen Boys

June 10, 2015 — Weekend screen time is linked to poorer teen bone health -- but only in boys, reveals new research. The apparent lack of impact of leisure screen time on teen girls' bone health may be explained ... read more

New Obesity Treatment Prevents Bone Loss During Weight Loss

June 10, 2015 — Using the intestinal hormone GLP-1 in obesity treatment prevents the loss of bone mass otherwise frequently associated with major weight loss. According to the researchers behind the study, the ... read more

Drug Treatment to Prevent Hip Fracture Is Neither Viable nor Cost Effective, Experts Say

May 26, 2015 — The current focus on drugs to prevent hip fractures is neither viable as a public health strategy nor cost effective, argue an international team of ... read more

Include Men in Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines, Experts Urge

May 20, 2015 — Osteoporosis affects more men than prostate cancer. In a large study of smokers, men were more likely than women to have osteoporosis and fractures of their vertebrae. Smoking history and chronic ... read more

Osteoporosis Screening Is Too Common for Low-Risk Women and Too Uncommon for Higher-Risk Women

May 19, 2015 — Many of those who should get it, don't. And many of those who shouldn't, do. That's the story of a common screening test for osteoporosis, according to new research. Researchers ... read more

Human Stem Cells May Improve Bone Healing in Diabetics

May 18, 2015 — Adding stem cells from human bone marrow to a broken diabetic bone enhances the repair process, increasing the strength of the newly formed bone, according to a laboratory-based study. The work could ... read more

Men Far Less Likely to Prevent, Screen for Osteoporosis

May 15, 2015 — While the consequences of osteoporosis are worse in men than women -- including death -- older males are far less likely to take preventive measures against the potentially devastating bone-thinning ... read more

Protein Adseverin Identified as Key Factor Driving Bone Loss in Osteoinflammatory Disease

Apr. 22, 2015 — More common than arthritis, gum disease (periodontitis), an osteoimmune disease, affects millions of North Americans each year, and leads to bone loss. Researchers have identified Adseverin, a ... read more

Osteoporosis Diagnosis Contributes to Hearing Loss Risk

Apr. 16, 2015 — People who have osteoporosis face a 1.76-fold higher risk of developing sudden deafness than those who do not have the bone disease, according to a new study. Osteoporosis is a progressive condition ... read more

Stronger Muscles Make for Healthier Bone Development

Apr. 14, 2015 — Higher muscle mass is strongly linked with healthier bone development in children, researchers report. Researchers also found no relationship between fat mass and bone development, indicating it is ... read more

Bone Mineral Density Improved in Frail Elderly Women Treated With Zoledronic Acid

Apr. 13, 2015 — A single intravenous dose of the osteoporosis drug zoledronic acid improved bone mineral density in a group of frail elderly women living in nursing homes and long-term-care ... read more

Hormone, Bone Tests May Be Indicative of Dialysis Patients' Heart Health

Apr. 2, 2015 — Approximately 2 million kidney disease patients in the world receive some sort of dialysis treatment. Now researchers say that in these patients, high parathyroid hormone levels and subsequent bone ... read more

Mar. 31, 2015 — A drug being developed to treat osteoporosis may also be useful for treating osteogenesis imperfecta or brittle bone disease, a rare but potentially debilitating bone disorder that that is present ... read more

Why Popular Antacids May Increase Chance of Bone Fractures

Mar. 26, 2015 — Newly research details a discovery explaining why the 100 million Americans estimated to be taking prescription and over-the-counter antacid and heartburn medications may be at an increased risk of ... read more

Mar. 24, 2015 — Until now, doctors have been able to measure bone loss -- a process that happens slowly, over time -- but haven't had the means for gauging actual bone ... read more

Cutting Bone Fractures: Routine Bisphosphonate Treatment for Women Over Age 65

Mar. 24, 2015 — Osteoporosis is a disease of progressive bone loss affecting more than 44 million Americans and contributing to an estimated 2 million bone fractures each ... read more

Microenvironment Provides Growth Factor for Metastasis

Mar. 17, 2015 — When a person has cancer that spreads to the bone and bone marrow, the tissue becomes increasingly fragile, often leading to increased bone resorption. In a surprising discovery, investigators ... read more

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