Keyword Results for   'bone mass'  
Preemies likelier to have weaker bones in later life  May 30, 1:05 pm
Washington D.C, May 30 (ANI): According to a recent study, premature babies are more at the risk of weaker bones in later life.
Smoking, depression in teen girls 'red flag' for osteoporosis  Apr 4, 3:55 pm
Washington, April 4 (ANI): Depression, anxiety, and smoking have a negative impact on the bone accrual of adolescent girls and may become a red flag for a future constrained by low bone mass or osteoporosis and higher fracture rates in postmenopausal years, researchers say.
Being active during early years may help lower fracture risks in old age  Mar 24, 1:25 pm
Washington, March 24 (ANI): Exercise interventions in childhood may be associated with lower fracture risks as people age, due to the increases in peak bone mass that occurs in growing children who perform regular physical activity, a new study has concluded.
Why obese people are prone to asthma  Jan 9, 4:28 pm
Washington, January 9 (ANI): A study by researchers at Columbia University (USA) reveals that leptin, a hormone that plays a key role in energy metabolism, fertility and bone mass, also regulates the diameter of the airways.
Some types of bariatric surgery may cause bone loss   Nov 3, 12:48 pm
Washington, November 3 (ANI): Endocrinologists from Sydney's Garvan Institute of Medical Research have warned that some types of bariatric surgery may cause bone loss, particularly when carried out on young people who have not yet reached their peak bone mass.
Playing volleyball and basketball may protect men from osteoporosis risk  May 5, 10:16 am
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Young men who play volleyball, basketball or other load-bearing sports for four hours a week or more increase bone mass and might gain protection from developing osteoporosis later in life, say researchers.
Exercise helps astronauts stay healthy in space   Mar 23, 12:35 pm
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): Earlier studies have clearly showed that astronauts on extended missions suffered serious deficits from lengthy times in a low-gravity environment, including dizziness when standing up, considerable loss of bone mass, and impaired muscle function.