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Fight arthritis, eat muesli for breakfast: Study

Short-chained fatty acids are important for the body as they provide energy, stimulate intestinal movement and have an anti-inflammatory effect.

Jan 15, 2018, 12:02 PM IST

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

New pill may halt bone loss and damage

M1V-711 was tested against the patients given a placebo and those receiving the treatment showed a 65 per cent reduction in bone loss after six months with fewer side effects.

Oct 03, 2017, 15:03 PM IST

This is what causes bone loss in elderly

Osteoporosis -- the thinning of bone and the loss of bone density that increases the risk of fractures -- is a major health problem in older people.

Sep 24, 2017, 15:24 PM IST

Arthritis treatment: Silk mats developed by IIT scientists to aid patients

 Knee osteoarthritis is the most common bone and joint disease in India. 

Aug 06, 2017, 17:28 PM IST

Early antiretroviral therapy may lead to bone loss in patients with HIV

A recent study has found that early antiretroviral treatment (ART) at the time of diagnosis may lead greater bone loss compared with deferring ART.

Jun 27, 2017, 23:50 PM IST

Bone loss has a cure – Try vitamin D supplements, dairy foods

Dairy foods such as milk, cheese and yogurt possess higher bone density as weel as protect againsts bone loss in the hip, which older adults usually go through.

Mar 02, 2017, 13:39 PM IST

Bone health: Here's why you should be eating anti-inflammatory foods

New research suggests that regularly eating vegetables, fruits, fish and whole grains, could boost bone health and prevent fractures in women.

Jan 27, 2017, 12:58 PM IST

Medical marvel: Israeli biotech firm plants lab-grown bones in 11 people to fix bone loss!

The biotech firm will be presenting the results at the International Conference on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Spain next week.

Dec 13, 2016, 22:56 PM IST

Obesity, weight loss in adolescence may cause permanent bone loss

Obesity has been previously associated with the risk of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, but the study found that it can also affect the bone structure in childhood and adolescence.

Nov 22, 2016, 17:00 PM IST

High cholesterol capable of causing bone loss: Experts

High cholesterol, which is a known factor for the decrease in heart health may harm more than our cardiovascular systems and lead to bone loss, say researchers including one of Indian-origin.

Oct 16, 2016, 14:21 PM IST

Eating soy protein early may prevent bone loss in adulthood

A new study has found that introducing soy protein at an early life can protect against serious bone loss during adulthood.

Oct 16, 2016, 00:09 AM IST

Are home remedies to estrogen therapy safe?

Phytoestrogens are compounds from plants that are similar in structure to estrogen and are found in a variety of foods, especially soy. 

Oct 11, 2016, 10:55 AM IST

Gene therapy may help shed weight without bone loss risk

Rapid or significant weight loss through dieting can trigger bone loss. Loss of bone density, in turn, can lead to increased susceptibility to bone fractures in older adults.

Oct 22, 2015, 17:35 PM IST

Workout can help middle-aged men cut risk of osteoporosis

 Middle aged men should exercise to reverse age related bone loss, cut risk of decrease osteoporosis, finds a new study.

Jul 15, 2015, 18:06 PM IST

New treatment for bone loss discovered

Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), Florida, have developed a method to manipulate a protein that could result in the development of new bone-forming cells in patients suffering from bone loss.

Jun 13, 2015, 13:11 PM IST

Three reasons why women are more prone to bone loss!

Although bone disease can affect both the sexes, women are at greater risk, particularly those over the age of 50.  

Oct 20, 2014, 07:01 AM IST

Why dried plums are good for your bones?

A new study has identified three potential pathways by which dried plums may contribute to bone health.

Jul 21, 2014, 10:20 AM IST

Weight loss surgery may cause bone loss

Regarded as the most effective treatment for severe obesity, bariatric surgery may lead to bone loss for at least two years even after the body weight stabilises, says a study.

Jun 24, 2014, 19:11 PM IST

Asthma may lead to bone loss: Study

People suffering from asthma may be more prone to bone loss as researchers have now discovered links between asthma and a decrease in bone mineral density.

May 02, 2014, 17:47 PM IST