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Osteoporosis News

New guidelines on menopause and osteoporosis

Toronto - October 18th is World Menopause Day and October 20th is World Osteoporosis Day. To mark this, and to emphasise this important transition in a woman’s life, a new set of guidelines have been issued in Canada.

Regular glass of wine may help to prevent bones deteriorating

A glass or two of wine could help to protect older women from the risk of thinning bones, a new study reveals. The risk of developing osteoporosis is greater amongst those who abstain from alcohol.

Study: Tart cherries may help reduce chronic inflammation

A new study has been released that suggests tart cherries can help reduce chronic inflammation. Researchers note the bright red fruit contains the antioxidant compounds that can help ease pain.

'Belly fat' puts women at risk for osteoporosis

Chicago - Body fat may promote osteoporosis, according to a new study. Long thought to protect against the disease, high levels of belly fat may hurt bone health and increase women's risk for developing the bone-weakening disease, research has determined.

German politicians run in support of fight against osteoporosis Special

Berlin - A total of 440 representatives and employers of the German parliament participated in the 11th Edititon Berlin Bundestag Bundeslauf in Berlin today.

Long Term Fosamax Use May Cause Brittle Bones in Some Women

Mounting evidence is suggesting that using Fosamax, a popular drug prescribed to women suffering from osteoporosis, for more than five years may be causing brittle bones that are more susceptible to fractures in some women

Cannabis may prevent osteoporosis

A University of Edinburgh study examined the effects of cannabis on bones and found its impact varies dramatically with age.

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