For Stronger Bones In Men: Some Sports Are Better Than Others

A five-year study conducted by the Centre for Bone and Arthritis Research at the Sahlgrenska Academy’s Institute of Medicine of University of Gothenburg in Sweden has clearly demonstrated that when it comes to protecting men’s bones, some sports have an Read on! →

Osteoporosis Linked To Certain Genetic Regions: Global Research

Findings emerging from an international study have shown as many as 32 new genetic regions linked to bone conditions like osteoporosis and easy occurrence of fractures. It was observed in this study that any variation in these 32 regions makes Read on! →

Taking Glucocorticoids After Menopause? Watch Out For Osteoporosis!

Glucocorticoids are a type of steroid hormones that play a critical role in the metabolization of primarily carbohydrates and in immune system response. They are present in most vertebrates and are produced by their adrenal cortex. The most important natural Read on! →

Oral Bisphosphonates Also Spell Trouble For The Eye: Finding

Oral bisphosphonates have some more flak to fend off with findings of a new study coming in from Canada pointing that usage of the drug class puts the osteoporosis patients at an increased risk of developing serious inflammatory eye diseases Read on! →

Denosumab Associated with Dermatologic Toxicity – FDA Adverse Events Reporting System

At the May 2012 Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Investigative-Dermatology, one of the presentations, entitled “Denosumab is associated with dermatologic toxicity in the FDA-Adverse Events Reporting System (AERS) database,” discussed reports of “cutaneous ([skin] adverse events” (CAE) reported to the FDA’s Read on! →

Vitamin K1 and K2 Boost Bone Formation, Lessen Bone Breakdown

“Treatment with vitamin K, especially MK-7, effective enough to reduce bone resorption,” say researchers reporting the results of a landmark study published April 2012 in Calcified Tissue International, a leading journal for research on the structure and function of bone. Read on! →

Vitamin D Reduces Stress Fractures In Adolescent Girls

Study conducted at the Children’s Hospital Boston showed some surprising results when Kendrin R. Sonneville, Sc.D., R.D and his colleagues examined the relation between risk of stress fractures in growing girls and their intake of calcium, Vitamin D and/or dairy Read on! →

Strontium Ranelate Warning Issued by European Medicine Agency

The European Medicine Agency (EMA) has issued cautionary advice to doctors on prescribing strontium ranelate, sold under brand names Osseor or Protelos by Les Labaratoires Servier, to those who are immobilised, have or run the risk of venous thromboembolism. The Read on! →

Latest Research Shows Soy Foods help Prevent Bone Loss

If you are not among those who are allergic to soy or have been diagnosed as having hypothyroidism, soy foods can be a great addition to your bone-building diet. Not only are soy foods excellent sources of magnesium and vitamin Read on! →