Osteoporosis in the News

Rear End Takes a Front Seat in Plastic Surgery Offices

02/26/2015 - Men also drove up overall number of cosmetic procedures, doctors say

Transgender Hormone Therapy Doesn't Seem to Pose Major Risks

02/26/2015 - Researchers say findings should ease concerns as no increase seen in cancers or deaths

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Some Pregnancy Complications, Raise Others

02/25/2015 - Study finds gestational diabetes less likely, but smaller infants more common

Younger Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Attack

02/24/2015 - Study participants, from 30 to 55 years old, said they were reluctant to trigger false alarm

Use of Long-Acting Birth Control Rises Fivefold in a Decade: CDC

02/24/2015 - IUDs and implants among the safest, most effective forms of contraception, experts say

Postmenopausal Women May Be at Risk of Gum Disease

02/20/2015 - If bone fracture odds are elevated, mouth health likely a concern, researchers say

Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Lower Levels of Key Nutrients in Women

02/20/2015 - But researchers aren't sure whether differences are cause or effect of inflammatory disease

More Americans Surviving Cancer Today Than 20 Years Ago

02/19/2015 - Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64

Mammogram Rates May Fall When Women Learn of 'Overdiagnosis' Risk

02/19/2015 - Study found patients were more reluctant to undergo the screen if told it often caught less harmful disease

Low Cancer Risk With Device Used to Remove Fibroids, Study Finds

02/19/2015 - Researchers call the findings 'reassuring,' but FDA warnings remain for older women

Health Tip: Understanding Osteoporosis in Men

02/19/2015 - Here are common risk factors

Too Few Breast Cancer Patients Getting Radiation After Mastectomy: Study

02/17/2015 - More than a third with 'locally advanced' disease don't get treatment aimed at preventing tumor's return

More Evidence That Even 'Moderate' Exercise Helps Women's Hearts

02/16/2015 - A few sweat-inducing workouts per week are enough to cut risks in middle age, study finds

More Than Half of Women Have Hot Flashes for at Least 7 Years

02/16/2015 - Finding suggests need for better treatments for menopause-related symptoms, study author says

Device Approved for Female Fecal Incontinence

02/13/2015 - Use of Eclipse System led to 50 percent decrease in episodes

Study Ties Hormone Therapy to Increased Ovarian Cancer Risk

02/13/2015 - Overall increase is small, though, adding 1 cancer per 1,000 women treated

Mercury in Seafood May Raise Risk of Autoimmune Diseases in Women: Study

02/10/2015 - The higher the exposure, the higher the levels of a protein linked to immune system dysfunction

Preterm Delivery Linked to Heart Disease, Stroke Risk in Mothers

02/10/2015 - But study didn't prove cause-and-effect relationship

Stress May Make Recovery From Heart Attack Harder for Younger Women

02/09/2015 - Study found women were prone to greater levels of stress than men

Wealthier Men Less Likely to Do Housework, Study Finds

02/09/2015 - When they recognize need to help partner, they may just hire a cleaner instead


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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.