Osteoporosis in the News

More Babies Born to Mothers Addicted to Pain Meds

05/22/2015 - Also rising are costs to treat infants' withdrawal symptoms, study says

Heart Risk Factors May Harm Black Women More Than Whites

05/20/2015 - Fewer unhealthy signs are needed before black women's risk starts to rise, study finds

Baby's Gender May Influence Mom's Diabetes Risk

05/20/2015 - Carrying sons linked to gestational diabetes, girls to later type 2 risk, researchers say

Family History of Breast Cancer Doesn't Worsen Patient's Prognosis: Study

05/20/2015 - Over roughly six years, no difference seen in survival

Chemo Before Surgery May Boost Outcomes for Advanced Ovarian Cancer

05/20/2015 - Shrinking the tumor beforehand seems to raise quality of life without shortening survival, study finds

Antidepressants Ease Postpartum Depression, Study Finds

05/19/2015 - But breast-feeding moms should talk with doctor about risks and benefits of drugs, researchers say

Hormone Therapy for Menopause Linked to Gastrointestinal Bleeding

05/19/2015 - Risk of a type of colitis increased somewhat for current HRT users, study found

Sleep Apnea May Boost Depression Risk in Men, Study Finds

05/18/2015 - Researcher says cause and effect can't be proved, but link between the two conditions is strong

Early Menopause Tied to Lower Risk of Irregular Heartbeat

05/15/2015 - Women who entered it before age 44 were slightly less likely to develop atrial fibrillation in study

Single Moms Report Poorer Health Later in Life

05/15/2015 - Researchers recommend more access to birth control, programs that aid work-family balance

Men Should Be Screened for Osteoporosis, Too

05/15/2015 - Study found males less likely to have their bone density checked, but suffered worse outcomes

Pregnancy Doesn't Make General Surgery More Dangerous: Study

05/13/2015 - Complications, death rates roughly the same as for non-pregnant women

Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight

05/12/2015 - Smoking, gaining too much weight in pregnancy linked to obesity in children

New Moms' Codeine Use Down Since Health Warnings

05/12/2015 - In rare cases, a woman metabolizes the drug faster, getting too much into breast-milk

MRI Might Predict Breast Cancer Risk in Some Women

05/12/2015 - Finding suggests scans may have value beyond detection

Morning, Midday Most Common Time for Babies' Arrival, Study Finds

05/08/2015 - Elective c-sections, induced births keep many U.S. deliveries within working hours

Study Sees Improving Survival Odds for Ovarian Cancer

05/07/2015 - Women diagnosed today 50 percent less likely to die than they were in the 1970s, researchers say

Many Women Unaware of Female-Specific Stroke Symptoms

05/07/2015 - Pregnancy, migraines and hormone therapy put women at increased risk, researchers say

Why Do More Women Than Men Have Weight-Loss Surgery?

05/06/2015 - Women may possess greater overall awareness of the risks posed by obesity, study finds

Millennials More Tolerant, Less Promiscuous Than Their Parents

05/06/2015 - Study details Americans' changing views on sexual behavior over last four decades


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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.