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Healthy Aging-Nutrition Matters: Start Early and Screen Often

3 days ago   |   Nutrition   |   3 articles

ABSTRACTThe amount of time spent in poor health at the end of life is increasing. This narrative review summarizes consistent evidence indicating that healthy dietary patterns...
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Strength Training for Bone Density: How Much Benefit Can You Expect?

Strength Training for Bone Density: How Much Benefit Can You Expect?

3 days ago   |   Cathe Friedrich

If you're a woman over 50, you may be tempted to forgo strength training and stay physically active in other ways, like walking or cycling. However, these exercises aren't high...
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Tubeless Insulin Pump Works; Insulin Pens vs Syringes; Caffeine and Osteoporosis

Tubeless Insulin Pump Works; Insulin Pens vs Syringes; Caffeine and Osteoporosis

8 days ago   |   MedPageToday

A tubeless, patch-pump automated insulin-delivery system - Insulet's Omnipod 5 - was both safe and effective in a prospective study of kids and adults with type 1...
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Bone turnover in pregnancy, measured by urinary C-terminal telopeptide of type I collagen , is influenced by vitamin D supplementation and is associated with maternal bone health: Findings from the MAVIDOS trial

10 days ago   |   American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

AbstractBackgroundThe pattern of change in maternal bone turnover throughout pregnancy is poorly characterized.ObjectiveWe investigated changes across pregnancy in a marker of...
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Shared risk factors may drive cognitive decline and bone loss, fracture risk for women

Shared risk factors may drive cognitive decline and bone loss, fracture risk for women

11 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

There is a bidirectional relationship between cognitive decline and accelerated bone loss with increased fracture risk among women, according to new data published in the...
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Greater lumbar spine BMD gains with romosozumab for postmenopausal women

Greater lumbar spine BMD gains with romosozumab for postmenopausal women

12 days ago   |   Healio

Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis receiving romosozumab for 12 months had larger improvements in bone mineral density and bone strength at the lumbar spine compared with...
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Caffeine Could Increase Osteoporosis Risk

Caffeine Could Increase Osteoporosis Risk

12 days ago   |   Medindia Health

Consumption of caffeine in excess can increase the risk of osteoporosis, a chronic, painful bone disease in adults. Cutting down caffeine intake can help promote bone health.
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New substance derived from Saussurea controversa exhibits osteoprotective properties

13 days ago   |   News Medical

Metabolic bone diseases, including osteoporosis, when bones lose their mass and become so fragile that they could be damaged while sneezing or under little stress, are called...
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Dexcom's CGM Interoperability Expands; Warfarin and Osteoporosis; Maine Bans PFAS

Dexcom's CGM Interoperability Expands; Warfarin and Osteoporosis; Maine Bans PFAS

16 days ago   |   MedPageToday

The FDA granted clearance for third-party apps to connect with Dexcom's interoperable continuous glucose monitors by integrating real-time CGM data into their digital health...
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Excess caffeine intake may be linked to increased risk of osteoporosis

17 days ago   |   News Medical

University of South Australia researchers have a bone to pick when it comes to drinking too much coffee as new research finds that excess caffeine may be linked to an increased...
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