Teenagers starting to use oral contraception may be putting their long-term bone health at risk.
AnnA Rushton | August 1, 2011 | 1 comment
There are a number of suggestions for helping bones to heal including bio-identical natural hormones, herbs and supplements, but this one from scientists at the University of Florida (UF) could be the strangest yet.
AnnA Rushton | July 8, 2011 | 2 comments
New research sheds some light on how – and why – aging affects osteoporosis and what you are able to do about it.
AnnA Rushton | June 24, 2011 | 1 comment
Many women suffer from underactive thyroid, but a common drug taken to relieve it can have serious effects on bone strength according to a recent study for the British Medical Journal.
AnnA Rushton | June 17, 2011 | 5 comments
The cause of the disease is still not fully understood, but research continues to build up a picture of the factors that influence our bone health. Article and he links to our other osteoporosis features.
AnnA Rushton | June 13, 2011 | 0 comments
Green tea and Tai Chi have both been found to enhance bone health and reduce inflammation in postmenopausal women in a recent study.
AnnA Rushton | May 23, 2011 | 2 comments
Repairing injured and deteriorating bone from osteoporosis and cancer treatment may have help from a component found in coral reefs.
AnnA Rushton | March 28, 2011 | 2 comments
You may have heard that too much coffee is a bad thing, but nutritionist Sarah Schenker offers an alternative view of both coffee and green tea’s role in bone health.
Op-Ed | February 16, 2011 | 1 comment
The Saban Research Institute of the Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles found that the age when a child enters puberty is the primary influence on their bone mineral density, or bone strength, as an adult.
AnnA Rushton | February 11, 2011 | 1 comment
Following a previous article on the benefits of taking a ‘holiday’ from such drugs there are now two new concerns.
AnnA Rushton | January 24, 2011 | 10 comments