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Osteoporosis

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  • Fractures are major cause of older women’s hospitalizations

    By Kathryn Doyle
  • Environmental Nutrition: Feeding your bones means more than calcium

    Environmental Nutrition: Feeding your bones means more than calcium
    Environmental Nutrition When you think about bone nutrition, you probably think of calcium first. And rightly so: A solid body of research suggests that you should meet your daily calcium needs (1,000-1,200 milligrams) for optimal bone health. With 54...

    Feeding your bones calls for more than calcium

    (Reprinted with permission from Environmental Nutrition, a monthly publication of When you think about bone nutrition, you probably think of calcium first. And rightly so: A solid body of research suggests that you should meet your daily calcium needs (1,...

    Build Your Bones

    Build Your Bones
    Natural defenses against osteoporosis Loss of height, stooped posture and increased risk of bone fractures may seem like a normal part of aging. But these are all symptoms of osteoporosis, a debilitating disease that causes deterioration of bone...

    The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Study shows there's no "best" drug to reduce risk of bone fractures

    Q: I just had a bone density test that shows osteoporosis. I think my doctor will be prescribing a new medicine. How does a doctor choose? A: The reason for treating osteoporosis is to reduce the chance of having a bone fracture. The most disabling...