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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.
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

New federal health insurance rule could help millions of Americans save money on drugs and care

New federal health insurance rule could help millions of Americans save money on drugs and care

Review provides new recommendations to manage menopausal symptoms after breast cancer

Review provides new recommendations to manage menopausal symptoms after breast cancer

Bisphosphonates to treat osteoporosis appears to be beneficial for all women

Bisphosphonates to treat osteoporosis appears to be beneficial for all women

CT scan of the lumbar spine prior to surgery reveals undiagnosed osteoporosis in many patients

CT scan of the lumbar spine prior to surgery reveals undiagnosed osteoporosis in many patients

Muscle mass plays a critical role in health, shows research

Muscle mass plays a critical role in health, shows research

GSA endorses Global Call to Action to improve care of people with fragility fractures

GSA endorses Global Call to Action to improve care of people with fragility fractures

FDA accepts Bristol-Myers Squibb’s application for Sprycel for treating pediatric leukemia

FDA accepts Bristol-Myers Squibb’s application for Sprycel for treating pediatric leukemia

Football training helps improve bone health in 55-70-year-olds with prediabetes

Football training helps improve bone health in 55-70-year-olds with prediabetes

Research shows link between higher serum vitamin D levels and lower cholesterol in children

Research shows link between higher serum vitamin D levels and lower cholesterol in children