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Thursday, December 12, 2019

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BONE HEALTH NEWS

Want to know if you can eat eggshells? Find out here

November 04, 2019 9:43 am

Half an eggshell can meet an adult person's daily calcium requirements.

Telltale signs your bones are not as healthy as you would like them to be

November 02, 2019 5:21 pm

Long hours at work, a sedentary lifestyle, and a poor diet have all been contributing to bones becoming brittle and losing their density.

Signs your body needs more calcium

September 20, 2019 5:18 pm

If you have been experiencing any of the following signs and symptoms, chances are it's your body telling you it is running low on calcium, and needs a refuelling at the earliest.

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

June 27, 2019 1:23 pm

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

May 22, 2019 11:26 am

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

May 15, 2019 1:17 pm

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

March 29, 2019 2:41 pm

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

June 20, 2018 4:49 pm

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

May 19, 2017 4:53 pm

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