Osteoporosis

World Osteoporosis Day: Lifestyle tips to keep your bones healthy

World Osteoporosis Day: Lifestyle tips to keep your bones healthy

World Osteoporosis Day (WOD) is marked on October 20 each year.

Oct 20, 2017, 13:05 PM IST
Youngsters beware! Smoking may cause low bone density

Youngsters beware! Smoking may cause low bone density

Low bone density is a condition which may lead to an increased risk of developing osteoporosis.

May 31, 2017, 21:08 PM IST
This is why elderly should increase their yogurt intake!

This is why elderly should increase their yogurt intake!

Osteoporosis is a chronic condition associated with a reduction in bone strength and an increased risk of bone fracture.

May 11, 2017, 20:08 PM IST
Do you know who possesses the highest risk of osteoporosis? Researchers have an answer

Do you know who possesses the highest risk of osteoporosis? Researchers have an answer

Researchers from the University of Surrey in the UK examined the breakdown of bone tissue by osteoclast cells (bone resportion) in over 370 pre and post-menopausal and white Caucasian women in the UK.

Mar 23, 2017, 16:10 PM IST
Know these amazing health benefits of rope skipping!

Know these amazing health benefits of rope skipping!

Skipping is one of the simplest and easiest form of exercise which can be done anytime and anywhere at your convenient time.

Nov 21, 2016, 23:53 PM IST

Hitting menopause before 40 may elevate fracture risk

A new study has found that menopause before 40 years of age in ladies can up the risk of fractures. 

Nov 06, 2016, 19:37 PM IST

Strengthen your bones with these yoga poses!

Do you know that simple yoga stretches can keep your bones healthy?

Oct 20, 2016, 21:44 PM IST

World Osteoporosis Day: Things that can weaken your bones!

As women reach menopause their vulnerabilities to osteoporosis go up due to the sudden decrease in levels of oestrogen - a female hormone that protects bones - during this time.

Oct 20, 2016, 13:09 PM IST

Osteoporosis: Reasons why men can also get the disease!

Osteoporosis, which causes bones to become weak and brittle, affects more women because they tend to have thinner bones than men.

Oct 20, 2016, 11:49 AM IST

Heavy pot smoking linked to bone disease and fractures

The study also found that heavy cannabis users have a lower body weight and a reduced body mass index (BMI), which could contribute to thinning of their bones.

Oct 13, 2016, 14:43 PM IST

Keep your bones healthy with these simple tips!

Arthritis is a painful medical condition in the form of inflammation of joints which leads to severe pain, swelling and stiffness.

Oct 12, 2016, 19:51 PM IST

This is why you shouldn't be using aluminium foil in cooking!

In a piece for The Conversation, Ghada Bassioni of the Ain Shams University, Cairo revealed how aluminium foil could be damaging our health,

Jul 18, 2016, 19:10 PM IST

Preemies may be at osteoporosis risk in adulthood: Study

During the last few weeks of pregnancy, the mother's body transfers calcium to the growing foetus to boost its bone development. 

May 30, 2016, 22:52 PM IST

Premature babies at greater of risk of osteoporosis in adulthood

Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones become weak and brittle.

May 30, 2016, 14:16 PM IST

Aurobindo Pharma climbs after USFDA nod for OTC drug

Shares of Aurobindo Pharma surged over 2 percent today after the firm got final approval from USFDA to manufacture and market its generic Naproxen Sodium tablets used for treatment of osteoporosis.

Mar 21, 2016, 10:33 AM IST

Soy-rich diet can prevent weak bones in menopausal women

Soybean foods contain chemicals known as isoflavones that are similar in structure to oestrogen and so could theoretically protect women against osteoporosis by mimicking the action of oestrogen.

Nov 02, 2015, 13:29 PM IST

Global fracture burden set to double by 2040

By 2040, more than 300 million people will be at high risk of fracture -- double the numbers considered at high risk today -- placing a serious burden on healthcare systems, especially in Asia, new research estimates.

Sep 16, 2015, 16:41 PM IST

Gene responsible for fracture risk identified

An international team of researchers has identified a gene responsible for bone mineral density and fracture risk.

Sep 15, 2015, 12:08 PM IST

High prevalence of Osteoporosis among Indian men: Survey

Not just women, men in India have also reported high incidence of Osteoporosis as per a health survey which has claimed that over 80 per cent of 73 lakh men screened were found to have alarmingly low levels of vitamin D in their blood which is essential for maximising bone health.

Sep 07, 2015, 15:46 PM IST
NASA helps develop osteoporosis and bone cancer test

NASA helps develop osteoporosis and bone cancer test

Scientists have developed a new, rapid test that may offer near real-time monitoring of bone diseases, such as osteoporosis and multiple myeloma, using blood samples from NASA space shuttle astronauts.

Aug 18, 2015, 16:19 PM IST