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Osteopenia is a condition where bone mineral density is lower than normal. It is considered by many doctors to be a precursor to osteoporosis. However, not every person diagnosed with osteopenia will develop osteoporosis. More specifically, osteopenia is defined as a bone mineral density T-score between -1.0 and -2.5.
Tea consumption increases bone density and reduces the risk of osteoporosis

Tea consumption increases bone density and reduces the risk of osteoporosis

Managing menopause: The 2023 toolkit for healthcare practitioners

Managing menopause: The 2023 toolkit for healthcare practitioners

Updated toolkit to guide global menopause care

Updated toolkit to guide global menopause care

Evolution of new technologies to better diagnose bone fragility

Evolution of new technologies to better diagnose bone fragility

Vegan diets and skin inflammatory disorders: whats the link?

Vegan diets and skin inflammatory disorders: whats the link?

NIH awards $3 million grant to study synbiotic medical food for bone health in older women

NIH awards $3 million grant to study synbiotic medical food for bone health in older women

Use of hormone therapies linked with bone protection in postmenopausal women

Use of hormone therapies linked with bone protection in postmenopausal women

Personalized whole genome sequencing approach could double the diagnostic rates of rare diseases

Personalized whole genome sequencing approach could double the diagnostic rates of rare diseases

HKUMed researchers report the effects of SARS-CoV-2 on bone metabolism

HKUMed researchers report the effects of SARS-CoV-2 on bone metabolism

Daily prune consumption has a protective effect on men’s bone health, research reports

Daily prune consumption has a protective effect on men’s bone health, research reports

Eating prunes daily can improve risk factors for cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women

Eating prunes daily can improve risk factors for cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women

New method uses physical function tests to screen for osteoporosis

New method uses physical function tests to screen for osteoporosis

Thin, weakened bones associated with heightened risk of heart attack or stroke in women

Thin, weakened bones associated with heightened risk of heart attack or stroke in women

Biomedical engineer receives NASA grant to find ways to keep astronauts' bones strong in space

Biomedical engineer receives NASA grant to find ways to keep astronauts' bones strong in space

Oxytocin can aid in the control and prevention of osteoporosis

Oxytocin can aid in the control and prevention of osteoporosis

Inadequate calcium and vitamin D intake increases risk of developing osteoporosis

Inadequate calcium and vitamin D intake increases risk of developing osteoporosis

Socioeconomics associated with metabolic syndrome, and osteopenia in postmenopausal women

Socioeconomics associated with metabolic syndrome, and osteopenia in postmenopausal women

Northwestern Medicine launches program to help women understand risk factors for osteoporosis

Northwestern Medicine launches program to help women understand risk factors for osteoporosis

Raising Awareness of Coeliac Disease with Coeliac UK

Raising Awareness of Coeliac Disease with Coeliac UK

Employing new federal rule on health insurance plans could save money

Employing new federal rule on health insurance plans could save money