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Common chest X-ray in the elderly can reveal osteoporosis

Common chest X-ray in the elderly can reveal osteoporosis

Chest x-rays may provide information to help detect osteoporosis in the elderly

Chest x-rays may provide information to help detect osteoporosis in the elderly

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome may affect more than 1.2 million

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome may affect more than 1.2 million

Contrary to common wisdom, sleeping pills may not increase fall risk

Contrary to common wisdom, sleeping pills may not increase fall risk

Kids have upswing in golf-related head injuries

Kids have upswing in golf-related head injuries

Why do black South Africans have a low hip fracture rate despite low calcium intake?

Why do black South Africans have a low hip fracture rate despite low calcium intake?

New drug approved for treating endometriosis

New drug approved for treating endometriosis

Vegetarians who don't cook their food have abnormally low bone mass

Vegetarians who don't cook their food have abnormally low bone mass

Gene linked to bone mineral density

Gene linked to bone mineral density

Postmenopausal breast cancer survivors may be at increased risk for fractures

Postmenopausal breast cancer survivors may be at increased risk for fractures

Vitamin B12 after stroke reduces risk of hip fracture

Vitamin B12 after stroke reduces risk of hip fracture

Primary reason to diagnose and treat osteoporosis is to prevent bone fractures

Primary reason to diagnose and treat osteoporosis is to prevent bone fractures

People with osteoporosis should be screened for celiac disease

People with osteoporosis should be screened for celiac disease

Women who need treatment for osteoporosis may not be receiving it because their history of fractures not being considered

Women who need treatment for osteoporosis may not be receiving it because their history of fractures not being considered

Better ways to heal and regenerate bones using microcomputed tomography imaging

Better ways to heal and regenerate bones using microcomputed tomography imaging

Beta blocker lowers blood pressure and wards off repeat heart attacks

Beta blocker lowers blood pressure and wards off repeat heart attacks

Link between lactose malabsorption and the occurrence of bone fracture in elderly people

Link between lactose malabsorption and the occurrence of bone fracture in elderly people

Screening for osteoporosis in men and women age 65 and older can prevent a large number of hip fractures

Screening for osteoporosis in men and women age 65 and older can prevent a large number of hip fractures

Calcium boost to youths' bones could reduce osteoporosis risk

Calcium boost to youths' bones could reduce osteoporosis risk

10 million Americans have osteoporosis, and another 18 million have low bone mass

10 million Americans have osteoporosis, and another 18 million have low bone mass