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Chemical in soaps, toothpastes may up osteoporosis risk in women, says study

The research, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, is the first of its kinds to investigate the association between triclosan exposure with bone mineral density and osteoporosis.

Soy food may help cut risk of fracture in breast cancer survivors, finds study

As the number of breast cancer survivors rises, interest in lifestyle modifications that can improve survival increases.


What is Avascular Necrosis; and why you should not ignore the pain in your hips

Avascular Necrosis often occurs in the hip resulting in severe pain. The symptoms may develop over a long period of time, such as arthritis, limitation of movement, and pain. But the damage may be so severe that a person may require joint replacement.

Soon, 3D printed tissues to help heal bone, cartilage

The researchers at Rice University in the US engineered scaffolds that replicate the physical characteristics of osteochondral tissue - hard bone beneath a compressible layer of cartilage that appears as the smooth surface on the ends of long bones.

Living in mountains may affect bone growth

A study has found that people living in the mountains may have relatively shorter arm segments. The conversion from food to energy isn't as efficient due to the lack of oxygen at higher terrains as a result there isn't sufficient energy for growth.

Exercise not only to stay fit, but to make bones stronger too

The quality and the strength of the bone is significantly increased with exercise.