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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.

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.

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. 

Strengthen your bones with these yoga poses!

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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,

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. 

Premature babies at greater of risk of osteoporosis in adulthood

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

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.

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.

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.

Gene responsible for fracture risk identified

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

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.

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.

Keeping `2-yrs-gap` between pregnancies helps women avoid osteoporosis

Women should take a gap of two years between pregnancies, as a new study claims that getting pregnant in less than a year apart might have a greater risk for osteoporosis later in life.

Smoking weakens spine, causes spine infections: Experts

 Smoking weakens the spine and thus further leads to several types of diseases including infection in the spine, health experts warned here on Friday.

Cannabis may help treat bone fractures: Study

A component in marijuana can significantly help heal bone fractures, according to a new study that paves the way for future use of cannabinoid drugs to combat osteoporosis and other bone-related diseases.