New medication shows potential to reduce fracture risk in women with osteoporosis
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  September 13, 2017  
  Osteoporosis  
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 New medication shows potential to reduce fracture risk in women with osteoporosisNew medication shows potential to reduce fracture risk in women with osteoporosis
 
A new drug that boosts bone formation has been shown to reduce the risk of fracture in women with osteoporosis when compared to one of the most commonly used osteoporosis medications.
 
 
 Largest ever genetic study paves way for potential osteoporosis treatmentLargest ever genetic study paves way for potential osteoporosis treatment
 
Scientists are honing in on a potential treatment for osteoporosis, after performing the largest ever genetic study of the common age-related bone-thinning disease.
 
   Traditional Chinese herb may hold key to new osteoporosis therapy for preventing bone lossTraditional Chinese herb may hold key to new osteoporosis therapy for preventing bone loss
 
An herb widely used in traditional Chinese medicine might hold the key to a new osteoporosis therapy that could prevent bone loss without causing side effects.
 
   Researchers identify factors that predict frailty transitions in older menResearchers identify factors that predict frailty transitions in older men
 
As we age, we may be less able to perform daily activities because we may feel frail, or weaker than we have in the past. Frailer older adults may walk more slowly and have less energy. Frailty also raises a person's risks for falling, breaking a bone, becoming hospitalized, developing delirium, and dying.
 
 Is Butter Good for You?
 
Is Butter Good for You?Butter is a dairy product containing a large amount of edible fat. It is prepared by churning the cream obtained from milk. Butter may be obtained in a semi-solid form by whipping the cream. The standard proportion of butter to milk is 1:20. The amount of butter obtained in this process varies with the milk quality and fat content. Nowadays, the skimmed milk is utilized in various products and its importance has greatly increased.
 
 
 Tiny tears in membranes of bone cells may be key to strong bones
 
Tiny tears in membranes of bone cells may be key to strong bonesThe force gravity and physical activity put on our bones causes tiny tears in the membranes of the tiny cells that enable us to make or break down bone, scientists say.