Osteoporosis in the News

Urine Test for HPV Works Well, Analysis Finds

09/16/2014 - It's a less invasive way to spot virus linked to cervical cancer; may increase screening rates, researchers say

U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, With Women Leading the Way

09/16/2014 - Average is nearly 39 inches, CDC researchers find

Some Benefits of Screening Elderly Women for Breast Cancer Questioned

09/16/2014 - Mammograms for those aged 69 to 75 could result in overtreatment, researchers caution

1 in 5 U.S. Men Admits to Violence Against Spouse, Partner

09/16/2014 - Acts include hitting, kicking, biting, choking, threatening with a weapon, survey finds

Nonsurgical Treatments Suggested for Women's Urinary Incontinence

09/16/2014 - Pelvic muscle exercises, bladder training and weight loss can help, doctors say

Study Ties Multiple Births to Higher Costs, Complications

09/15/2014 - Researchers suggest limiting embryo transfers during infertility treatments

Study: Undiagnosed Sleep Disorders Common With Multiple Sclerosis

09/12/2014 - Lack of shuteye could affect disease progression, researchers caution

Puberty Suppression Benefits Gender-Questioning Teens: Study

09/10/2014 - Those who do pursue sex reassignment 'will have an easier time of it,' expert says

Failed Infertility Treatment Linked to Worse Mental Health in Study

09/10/2014 - All women who undergo treatment should receive psychological support, researchers suggest

Study Questions Link Between Antidepressants, Miscarriage

09/09/2014 - Depression, rather than SSRIs, might fuel the association, researchers suggest

Osteoporosis Drugs Work, But Review Finds No Clear Winner

09/08/2014 - Risk of 'atypical' fractures is rare, researchers say

Give Aspirin to All Pregnant Women at Risk of Preeclampsia: U.S. Experts

09/08/2014 - Daily, low-dose regimen cuts odds of complication by 24 percent

Bras Blameless for Breast Cancer Risk: Study

09/05/2014 - Contrary to media reports, researchers found no evidence wearing them boosted chances of disease

Study Links Potassium to Fewer Strokes in Older Women

09/04/2014 - But it's not clear if foods rich in this nutrient actually caused the lower risk

More Evidence Ties Some Bone-Building Drugs to Rare Fractures

09/04/2014 - But experts say benefits of bisphosphonates outweigh risks for those with osteoporosis

Tips for Keeping Breast-Feeding Goals on Track

09/04/2014 - New moms can use encouragement, support, expert says

Breast-Feeding May Help Obese Moms Lose Pregnancy Pounds

09/04/2014 - Positive effect wasn't seen in normal weight or overweight women, study found

Females Overlooked in Basic Surgical Research, Study Says

09/04/2014 - Five major journals adopt sex reporting requirements

'Angelina Jolie Effect' Prompted More Testing for Breast Cancer Genes: Study

09/03/2014 - Women at greatest risk were the ones who sought genetic counseling, researcher said

Personal Reminders Seem to Boost Mammography Rates

09/03/2014 - Signed letter from family doctor generates greater response, study finds


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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.