osteoporosis News

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

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

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.

A cancer therapy may up heart disease, diabetes risk in men: Study

The research examined the muscle and fat in 70 men treated with hormone therapy for prostate cancer compared to 52 men with prostate cancer not treated with hormone therapy and 70 healthy men of a similar age.

AYUSH initiates research on effects of ayurvedic medicines

According to officials from the Directorate of AYUSH, the aim of the research was to provide scientific validation of ayurvedic medicines for treatment of ailments.

Premature babies may suffer from osteoporosis during adulthood

Infants born prematurely may grow up to have weaker bones as they have lower bone mass.


Diet diary: Greater intake of calcium doesn’t necessarily reduce osteoporosis risk

Studies show that greater intake of calcium dosn’t necessarily reduce a person’s risk for osteoporosis

Male smokers at higher risk for osteoporosis

A large study of middle-aged to elderly smokers has found that men are more likely than women to have the progressive bone disease.

Drugs for bone loss may help prevent uterine cancer

Women who consume medicines commonly used to treat osteoporosis and other bone conditions halve the risk of developing uterine cancer.

50% of Indian's to suffer from Osteoporosis: Study

One in three women and one in five men are at risk of an osteroporotic fracture.