Tag: osteoporosis

Deadly Falls in Older Adults Rising, Study...

The number of Americans over the age of 75 who die following a fall is rising sharply, according to a...

June 6, 2019

Osteoporosis: Getting Screened Can Help You Prevent...

With an estimated three million baby boomers reaching retirement age every year, an increase in the occurrence of osteoporosis can...

April 8, 2019

Can Vitamin D Supplements Help With Bone...

Vitamin D helps balance the amount calcium and phosphate in our bodies, which is crucial for healthy bones, teeth and...

October 9, 2018

Bone Density Test Can Detect Osteoporosis (Video)

A bone density test measures a person’s bone mass and is used to detect osteoporosis, a condition that affects more...

July 19, 2018

Roundup: Hip Fractures in Older Women on...

Hip fractures are common among the elderly, and the number of older women who are experiencing this serious injury is...

January 19, 2018

Roundup: Calcium, Vitamin D Supplements May Not...

Taking calcium and vitamin D supplements may not lower the risk of bone fractures for elder adults living independently, as...

December 29, 2017

Bone Health Update: Treating, Preventing Osteoporosis (Video)

Osteoporosis is increasingly being diagnosed in Americans over 50, fueled in large part by the millions of baby boomers reaching...

May 30, 2017

Preventing Fractures: Signs, Risk Factors of Osteoporosis...

Osteoporosis, and the condition that precedes it, osteopenia (low bone mass), is not just a problem for older adults past...

April 4, 2017

Osteoporosis on the Rise as Population Ages

The prevalence of the disease, which causes bones to weaken, become brittle and fracture, is expected to dramatically increase in...

July 11, 2016

Strength Training Delivers Health Benefits (Watch Now)

(Caption: Fitness expert from Mariners Hospital Wellness Center offers strength-training tips.) Looking to reduce pain, improve bone density or burn...

January 7, 2016

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