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Osteoporosis Drugs' Long-Term Use Needs More Research: FDA May 13, 2014

Review of bisphosphonates finds they work but optimum time for use remains unclear

Asthma Linked to Bone Loss in Study May 07, 2014

Reason for connection isn't clear, experts say

Health Tip: Reducing Your Risk of Stress Fractures April 29, 2014

Get lots of vitamin D and calcium

Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Poor Bone Health April 15, 2014

Osteoporosis rates rose among people with breathing disorder, study found

Exercise in Youth Boosts Bone Strength Later: Study March 28, 2014

And continued activity is even better for your skeletal health

New Repair Option for Compression Fractures in Spine March 28, 2014

Implant might provide similar benefits as other treatments with fewer risks, study suggests

Ovary Removal Might Raise Odds for Bone Loss, Heart Disease February 14, 2014

Doctors should assess overall risks in premenopausal women, study suggests

Novel Osteoporosis Drug Could Change Treatment: Study January 02, 2014

Early results indicate romosozumab can rebuild bone

Health Tip: Get Enough Calcium December 13, 2013

Green, leafy vegetables are great sources

Exercise May Help Breast Cancer Survivors Battle Bone Loss November 08, 2013

Aerobics and strength training known to counter bone loss in older women, researchers say

Health Tip: Exercise to Help Prevent Osteoporosis November 07, 2013

Strengthen your bones

Ladies, Take 5 Steps to Avoid Osteoporosis October 18, 2013

Many women unaware the risk of bone-thinning disease rises after menopause, experts say

No Sign That Vitamin D Supplements Help Aging Bones: Study October 11, 2013

Large data review found no effect against osteoporosis at most sites tested in healthy adults

Vitamin D Alone Doesn't Boost Bone Health, Study Says September 24, 2013

But calcium supplements appear to reduce risk of osteoporosis

Bone Marrow Fat May Raise Osteoporosis Risk, Study Says July 16, 2013

Obesity does not prevent the bone-thinning disease, researchers state

Health Tip: Protect Against Osteoporosis July 05, 2013

Eat a well-balanced diet

Women on Hormone Therapy May Benefit From Extra Calcium, Vitamin D June 26, 2013

Study found hip fracture rate was 57 percent lower in those also taking supplements

Combo Drug Therapy May Work Best to Strengthen Bones: Study May 15, 2013

But osteoporosis experts say fracture resistance must also be assessed

Gene Discoveries Give Hope Against 'Brittle Bone' Disease May 08, 2013

Scientists pinpoint mutation that appears to cause severe forms of bone loss

Healthy Older Women Advised Against Taking Calcium February 25, 2013

U.S government experts found no evidence that calcium, vitamin D supplements help prevent fractures

Calcium Supplements May Raise Odds of Heart Death in Women February 13, 2013

Study also found combined risk from dietary calcium, pills

Vitamin D Supplements: Is What You See What You Get? February 11, 2013

Potency of many brands is inconsistent with labels, study finds

Health Tip: You May Need a Bone Density Test January 04, 2013

Factors your doctor should consider

Deep Belly Fat Could Weaken Men's Bones, Study Suggests November 28, 2012

Level of 'visceral fat' seemed to have an effect regardless of man's overall weight

Health Issues Add to Risk of Vitamin D Deficiency, Study Says November 01, 2012

Women with conditions including arthritis and cancer should be aware of vitamin D drop during winter

Millions May Be Taking Vitamin D Unnecessarily, Analysis Suggests October 24, 2012

Health experts disagree on safe levels needed to prevent illness

Panel Rules Against HRT for Preventing Chronic Disease October 22, 2012

Updated recommendations don't address relief of menopausal symptoms

Quitting Drinking May Help Alcoholics' Bone Loss September 14, 2012

Improvement begins after eight weeks of recovery, study shows

Taking Breaks From Prostate Cancer Hormone Therapy Seems Safe: Study September 05, 2012

Trial found no difference in overall survival

Health Tip: Help Keep Your Bones Healthy August 27, 2012

Exercise daily

Teen Girls Need Bone Health Advice to Stave Off Osteoporosis August 24, 2012

Experts update guidelines on screening, prevention for women of all ages

Ladies, Drink to Your (Bone) Health July 11, 2012

Alcohol may help prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, researchers say

Higher Doses of Vitamin D Prevent Fractures in Older Women July 05, 2012

But evidence review found less than 800 IUs a day didn't seem to make a difference

Health Tip: Get Enough Calcium June 19, 2012

Sprinkle shredded cheese on soups or salads

Older Women Should Not Take Calcium, Vitamin D: Task Force June 12, 2012

Recommendations say evidence doesn't support benefit of low daily doses to prevent fractures

Two-Thirds of Osteo Hip Fractures Occur After 80: U.S. Study June 07, 2012

Researchers urge greater push to diagnose, prevent, treat osteoporosis in extreme elderly

Health Tip: Exercise Can Help Manage Menopause June 04, 2012

And help prevent heart problems or osteoporosis

HRT Update: Therapy May Reduce Fractures, Boost Some Risks May 28, 2012

Researchers review evidence for forthcoming guidelines by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

More Research Points to Long-Term Ills With Bone Drugs May 21, 2012

Bisphosphonates used for osteoporosis raise risk of rare fractures over time, study says

Some Sports May Help Protect Men's Bones May 14, 2012

Basketball, volleyball, soccer helped young men stave off density loss, study suggests

Early Menopause Tied to Osteoporosis in 29-Year Study April 25, 2012

Nearly doubled risk seen in women who went through 'change' before age 47

Certain Genetic Regions May Be Tied to Osteoporosis April 16, 2012

But it's too early to use data to predict who will or will not develop weaker bones

Physician Groups Call for Fewer Medical Tests April 04, 2012

Many patients could safely avoid X-rays, MRIs, heart stress tests and other common procedures, docs say

Osteoporosis Drugs May Lead to Eye Trouble: Study April 02, 2012

Researchers say they found risk for anterior uveitis and scleritis, diseases that can cause impairment

Generic Boniva Approved for Osteoporosis March 19, 2012

In postmenopausal women

Health Tip: Lower Your Risk for Osteoporosis March 06, 2012

Here are factors you can control

Exercise Can Build Young Adults' Bones, Study Finds February 17, 2012

Physical activity in your 20s can help prevent osteoporosis later on, researchers say

Implanted Microchip Might Be Future of Drug Delivery February 16, 2012

In small study, the remote-controlled chip emitted a bone-strengthening medicine for a year

Stopping Bone Drug Cuts Risk of Second Thigh Fracture: Study February 09, 2012

After unusual femur break, patients should not take bisphosphonates, researchers say

Female Soccer Players May Face Health Problems: Study February 08, 2012

Intense training, poor nutrition might lead to menstrual abnormalities, stress fractures in young players