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Study Looks At Link Between Growth Hormones and Osteoporosis

For women with thinning bones, it’s a different option.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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?


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 […]



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 […]