Keyword Results for 'osteoporosis'
New drug breakthrough brings Osteoporosis cure closer to reality Feb 3, 10:24 am
Washington, Feb 03 (ANI): A team of scientists has discovered a new drug which appears to be a potent stimulator of new bone growth, thus leading to new treatments for osteoporosis and other diseases that occur when the body doesn't make enough bone.
Diabetes could also cause bone deterioration Nov 13, 10:16 am
Washington, Nov. 13 (ANI): Researchers including two Indian-origin scientists have confirmed that osteoporosis could be caused by type 2 diabetes.
Vitamin D pills don't improve bone mineral density in adults Oct 11, 3:00 pm
London, Oct 11 (ANI): A new study has revealed that healthy adults do not need to take vitamin D supplements, as it does not improve bone mineral density, which is an indicator for the risk of osteoporosis.
Drug to treat osteoporosis prevents growth of breast cancer cells Jun 16, 10:36 am
Washington, June 16 (ANI): A drug approved in Europe to treat osteoporosis has now been shown to stop the growth of breast cancer cells, even in cancers that have become resistant to current targeted therapies.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that a combination of two FDA-approved osteoporosis drugs having different mechanisms of action increases bone density better than treatment with either drug alone.
Physical exercise could help women fight osteoporosis May 7, 2:02 pm
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A physical exercise programme that is based on a very basic, rudimentary materials can significantly improve upper and lower limb strength as well as static and dynamic balance in women suffering from postmenopausal osteoporosis.
Washington, April 23 (ANI): An Indian study has found that 30.4 percent of hip fracture patients died within one year, with the majority of deaths occurring within the first six months after fracture, and survivors had high rates of functional impairment
Your skin can reveal underlying health issues Apr 14, 10:38 am
Washington, April 14 (ANI): If facial lines appear, or you have unsightly fingernails, or suffering from hair loss, then you may be having health problems.
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.
London, Mar.14 (ANI): A computer model of the human musculoskeletal system will be mapped out by researchers at UK based the University of Sheffield following a 6.7 million pounds grant that will lead to personalised treatment for diseases such as osteoporosis, arthritis and back pain, saving money and resulting in better outcomes and faster recovery.
Exercise can improve brain health Feb 18, 3:12 pm
Washington, February 18 (ANI): Exercise doesn't only strengthen your heart and muscles - it also helps increase brain power, say researchers.
Washington, February 15 (ANI): Scientists at Michigan State University have found that a natural probiotic supplement can help male mice produce healthier bones, indicating to an early step toward new treatments for people with osteoporosis.
Too much 'sugary and fatty' food can weaken your bones Dec 23, 10:45 am
Washington, Dec 23(ANI): High-fat, high-sugar foods not only cause obesity and promote heart disease, but they can also contribute to conditions like osteoporosis by weakening bones, according to researchers.
Teen girls who smoke put bones at risk Dec 5, 3:43 pm
Washington, December 5 (ANI): Teenage girls who smoke carry a higher risk of developing osteoporosis later in life, according to new research.
Men with excess belly fat at risk for bone loss Nov 29, 10:52 am
Washington, November 29(ANI): Excess belly fat is not only a risk factor for heart disease and diabetes, it is also a risk factor for bone loss and decreased bone strength in men, a new study has revealed.
Exercise could help ward off bone disease in teens Nov 17, 10:00 am
Washington, November 17 (ANI): Teenagers have been urged to play sports or run for at least three hours a week to counteract the potential damage to their bone health caused by prolonged spells of sitting.
High intake of dairy foods may help prevent hip fractures Nov 14, 5:22 pm
Washington, November 14(ANI): Increasing consumption of dairy foods may help reduce risk of osteoporotic fractures in the population aged over 5 and reduce healthcare costs, a new study has suggested.
Vitamin C supplements may help prevent bone loss in elderly Oct 10, 2:00 pm
Washington, October 10 (ANI): In a study conducted on mice, researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have for the first time found that vitamin C actively protects against osteoporosis, a disease affecting large numbers of elderly women and men in which bones become brittle and can fracture.
Genes that determine bone strength identified Aug 3, 4:41 pm
Washington, August 3 (ANI): Scientists have found nine new genes associated with bone health and suggested a new way to discover genes that may be implicated in human skeletal diseases.
Washington, August 3 (ANI): Moderate alcohol consumption can lower the risk of developing osteoporosis that results in weaker bones in postmenopausal women, according to a new study.
Why diets high in salt up risk of kidney stones and osteoporosis Jul 25, 11:59 am
Washington, July 25 (ANI): Medical researchers at the University of Alberta may have solved why people who eat high-salt diets are prone to developing medical problems such as kidney stones and osteoporosis, the puzzle that has remained unknown to scientific community until now.
Moderate drinking may help protect women against brittle bones Jul 12, 2:18 pm
Washington, July 12 (ANI): Drinking a moderate amount of alcohol as part of a healthy lifestyle may benefit women's bone health, lowering their risk of developing osteoporosis, researchers say.
Vitamin D in high doses may help prevent bone fractures Jul 6, 5:41 pm
Washington, July 6 (ANI): High doses of Vitamin D may be the most beneficial in reducing bone fractures in older adults, new research suggests.
London, July 5 (ANI): Women could remain fertile indefinitely after successful ovarian transplants lead to births and delay the menopause, doctors said.
'New test' may help detect osteoporosis at early stages May 30, 1:33 pm
London, May 30 (ANI): NASA researchers have developed a new method, which they claim can spot osteoporosis bone loss at the earliest stages of the painful disease.
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