Osteoporosis in the News

Do Sporty Teen Girls Live Longer, Healthier Lives?

07/31/2015 - Exercise from 13 to 19 cut odds for early death from cancer and all causes, researchers say

Targeted Workouts May Strengthen Men's Bones in Middle Age

07/30/2015 - Weight-lifting regimen tied to increased bone mass in the whole body, lumbar spine and hip, study finds

Social Life May Be Key to Suicide Prevention for Women

07/29/2015 - Friendships, activities have protective effect in middle-age, study finds

Weight at First Pregnancy Linked to Complications Next Time

07/28/2015 - Risk remains even for women who get to a healthy size, researchers say

For Women, No Link Between Kidney Stones, Osteoporosis

07/28/2015 - But one stone increases odds for more, study found

After Breast Cancer, Many in Appalachia Say No to Lifesaving Drugs

07/27/2015 - Access to care, not insurance, is a key issue, researcher says

Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets?

07/27/2015 - Risk is highest for those who use social media site to compare themselves to friends, study finds

Certain Generic Meds May Help Older Patients With Early Breast Cancer

07/24/2015 - Study found benefit from drugs known as aromatase inhibitors and bisphosphonates

Stillbirths Now Outnumber Infant Deaths in U.S.

07/23/2015 - Experts point to dropping infant death rates, racial disparities in care and fertility treatments as factors

Added Radiation May Help Some With Early Breast Cancer

07/22/2015 - Studies found it lowered chances of recurrence, but did not boost overall survival

Minds of Older Women Fuzzier After General Anesthesia Than Men's

07/21/2015 - Post-surgical decline less evident in elderly males, study says

Women Descend Into Alzheimer's at Twice the Speed of Men: Study

07/21/2015 - Investigators find gender differences in progression from mild cognitive impairment

Change in 'Pap' Test Rules Linked to Drop in STD Testing

07/21/2015 - Chlamydia screening of young women plummeted at one university health center

Many Older Women Have Active Sex Lives, Study Finds

07/20/2015 - Those in committed relationships eight times more likely to engage in sex

More Exercise = More Fat Loss for Older Women, Study Finds

07/16/2015 - Doubling the amount of time spent in heart-pumping workouts each week paid off after a year

Many Young Women Taking Up 'Very Light' Smoking, Study Finds

07/16/2015 - Defined as 5 or fewer cigarettes a day, the habit can still raise health risks, experts say

Childhood Stress May Spur Weight Gain in Women

07/16/2015 - Emotion-driven eating might start early, research suggests

Breast Cancer Survivors Tend to Gain Weight: Study

07/15/2015 - And that could increase risk of cancer recurrence, as well as heart disease and diabetes, researchers say

Radiation From Mammograms May Be Lower Than Thought

07/15/2015 - Variations in tissue type throughout the breast account for difference, study says

Too Much Sitting May Raise a Woman's Cancer Risk: Study

07/14/2015 - Effect was not seen in men, and held even after researchers factored out a lack of exercise


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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.