Osteoporosis in the News

FDA Warns Against Procedure for Uterine Fibroids

04/17/2014 - 'Laparoscopic power morcellation' may increase women's cancer risk, agency says

Bleeding Irregularities Common in Menopause, Study Finds

04/16/2014 - Report should reassure women at this stage of life, researcher says

Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Poor Bone Health

04/15/2014 - Osteoporosis rates rose among people with breathing disorder, study found

Mother's Pregnancy Weight Gain May Influence Child's Obesity Risk

04/15/2014 - Study found that either too few or too many added pounds upped child's odds for being overweight

Blood Test Aims to Predict Breast Cancer's Return

04/15/2014 - Study found DNA-based screen was more than 90 percent accurate in predicting recurrence

Gene Variant May Double Alzheimer's Risk for Women: Study

04/15/2014 - Effect wasn't nearly as pronounced among men, researchers say

Vegetables in Childhood May Benefit Breast Health

04/11/2014 - Girls who ate carotenoid-rich foods less likely to have breast conditions, study finds

Time Spent With Grandkids Might Boost Women's Brain Power

04/11/2014 - But don't overdo it: Study found that too much babysitting was tied to mental decline

Does Facebook Make Women Feel Bad About Their Bodies?

04/10/2014 - Study found more time on the social networking site was tied to greater likelihood of negative self-image

Girls Suffer Worse Concussions, Study Suggests

04/10/2014 - Researchers found they had more severe symptoms, longer recovery times than boys

Irregular Periods May Be Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer, Study Suggests

04/09/2014 - Preliminary finding might eventually offer clue to which women would benefit from early screening

Could Daughter's Cancer Risk Be Affected by Father's Age at Birth?

04/08/2014 - Early study tied younger dads to higher odds of breast, ovarian tumors, and older dads to increased risk of uterine disease

Stroke Often Missed in ERs, Study Finds

04/07/2014 - Women, minorities and younger adults most likely to be misdiagnosed

Drinking Milk May Slow Knee Arthritis in Women, Study Finds

04/07/2014 - Same effect was not seen in men, and high cheese intake was tied to poorer knee health

Experimental Breast Cancer Drug Seems Safe, Effective for Advanced Disease

04/07/2014 - Preliminary results look promising, experts say

Caucasian Boys Most Prone to Color Blindness, Study Finds

04/04/2014 - Important to test preschoolers for condition, because it hampers ability to do well on color-coded schoolwork

Fluorescent Dye May Help Spot Date-Rape Drug in Drinks

03/31/2014 - Researchers say chemical changes color of drinks spiked with GHB

Many Breast Cancer Survivors Suffer Financially, Study Finds

03/28/2014 - Doctors urged to consider treatment implications for their patients

Exercise in Youth Boosts Bone Strength Later: Study

03/28/2014 - And continued activity is even better for your skeletal health

New Repair Option for Compression Fractures in Spine

03/28/2014 - Implant might provide similar benefits as other treatments with fewer risks, study suggests


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Women ages 19 to 50 need at least 1,000 milligrams of calcium every day. Younger women and women older than 50 need even more.