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Osteoporosis

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Osteoporosis Affecting Patients Earlier In Life

You don’t necessarily have to be old and frail to get osteoporosis. It is possible to have it when you’re younger – even in your 40s and 50s.

06/10/2014

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Study Looks At Screen Time, Teen Bone Density

Computers, tablets, video games, TV — these entertaining devices can be hard on how much kids weigh, how well they see, and now a study hints at possibly how well their bones hold up.

04/08/2014

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Some Diseases Starting To Strike Younger Patients

When you hear things like stroke, Alzheimer’s and gout, you usually think of those as affecting older people. However, there’s a list of diseases out there that are hitting people younger and younger.

07/06/2012

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Do Calcium Supplements Affect Women’s Hearts?

Many women take calcium for their bones, but what does this mean for their hearts?

04/20/2011

Osteoporosis Study

Researchers at the Pitt School of Medicine need post-menopausal women to participate in a study on osteoporosis. Women selected for the study must not currently be on treatment for the condition that results in bone […]

11/08/2010

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Osteoporosis Drug Shows Great Promise

Osteoporosis is a silent disease that haunts millions of women in America. Now, a drug patented by a researcher at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is showing great promise. Unlike drugs like Fosamax […]

11/04/2010

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