Osteoporosis in the News

Kids: An Rx for Menopause's Hot Flashes?

10/31/2014 - 'Bonding' hormone may play a role in study's findings, researchers say

Generic Drugs May Help Breast Cancer Patients Stick to Therapy

10/31/2014 - Cost a key factor for women to maintain hormone treatment regimen, researchers report

Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Trouble

10/29/2014 - Study finds they're more likely than men to delay seeking medical help

After Breast Cancer, Depression Risk Lingers

10/28/2014 - Study finds survivors more likely to need hospital care, antidepressants to cope than cancer-free women

Vitamin D May Not Prevent Return of Women's Infection After All

10/28/2014 - Repeat episodes of vaginosis no less likely with supplements, says study

Women Less Likely to Get Kidney Dialysis Than Men, Study Finds

10/28/2014 - And the disparity doesn't seem to be related to biological differences, researchers say

More Kids Harmed by Drinking in Pregnancy Than Expected, Study Reports

10/27/2014 - Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders may affect about 5 percent of U.S. children

Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines May Miss Younger Women at Risk

10/24/2014 - Current assessment methods were poor at predicting risk for those 50-54 in study

Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later

10/23/2014 - Girls' risk of being overweight may be more than tripled, study finds

Nearly 1 in 3 U.S. Babies Delivered by C-Section, Study Finds

10/23/2014 - But cesarean rates vary widely across the country

Depression After Heart Attack May Be More Common for Women

10/22/2014 - Researcher believes issue has been 'largely unnoticed'

Black Women Fare Worse With Fertility Treatments, Study Says

10/21/2014 - Success rates for in vitro fertilization were half those of white women

Gene May Help Shield Hispanic Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says

10/21/2014 - Genetic variation also linked to less dense tissue

Herceptin Boosts Survival for Breast Cancer, Study Reports

10/20/2014 - Taking drug in addition to chemotherapy also reduces risk of cancer recurrence

Obesity and Depression Often Twin Ills, Study Finds

10/16/2014 - Nature of connection isn't clear, but both conditions can be treated, experts say

Medicare Subsidy Helps Breast Cancer Patients Afford Treatment

10/15/2014 - 'Extra Help' program leads to more women on hormone therapy, study reports

Urinary Prosthetic Device for Women Approved

10/14/2014 - Helps those who can't contract bladder muscles

Risks From Epidural, Spinal Anesthesia Very Low, Study Says

10/14/2014 - Less than 1 percent of patients experienced dreaded headache

Could Vitamin D Make Childbirth Less Painful?

10/14/2014 - Study finds women with higher levels needed less medication

Health Tip: Know the Risk Factors for Osteoporosis

10/14/2014 - Post-menopausal women at greater risk


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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.