Osteoporosis in the News

The 'Hobby Lobby Ruling' and What It Means for U.S. Health Care

07/25/2014 - Some predict challenges to medical practices that conflict with religious beliefs; others dismiss such scenarios as alarmist

Female Triathletes May Face Health Problems Such as Incontinence

07/24/2014 - Doctors should be alert for pelvic floor disorders, researcher says

Is Coffee Aggravating Your Hot Flashes?

07/24/2014 - Researchers suggest women skip caffeine if they're bothered by menopausal symptoms

Gene Study Gives New Insight Into Puberty in Girls

07/23/2014 - Findings may also provide clues on biology of diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, researcher says

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

07/22/2014 - Threat of respiratory disease may be up to 30 percent higher, study suggests

Technique Used in Some Hysterectomies May Help Spread Cancer: Study

07/22/2014 - Cutting uterus into smaller fragments for minimally invasive removal can disperse undetected malignancy

No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults

07/21/2014 - And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds

HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds

07/18/2014 - Study of over 1 million women suggests it could be stand-alone screening method

Full-Time Job May Disrupt Breast-Feeding Plans

07/18/2014 - Study found moms who returned to part-time work were better able to meet their goals

Childhood Sex Abuse May Be Linked to Heart Disease Risk in Women

07/17/2014 - Researchers found more signs of thickening in neck arteries of these women during mid-life

Removing Healthy Breast of Little Benefit to Breast Cancer Patients: Study

07/16/2014 - Women choosing the procedure gained just one to seven extra months of life over 20 years, researchers say

Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar

07/14/2014 - Worried women could be prone to weight gain, study suggests

FDA Advisers Weigh Risks of Procedure for Removal of Uterine Fibroids

07/14/2014 - No guarantee that devices won't increase chances of spreading cancer to other parts of a woman's body, experts say

Stem Cells May Ease Urinary Incontinence, Study Says

07/11/2014 - Treatment looked promising in small trial

Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

07/10/2014 - But the finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect; urologists call for more research

Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women

07/09/2014 - It produced lower 5-year recurrence rates compared to tamoxifen, but didn't boost overall survival, study finds

Breast Cancer Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility: Study

07/09/2014 - Letrozole improves pregnancy rates in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, researcher says

Exercising Moms-to-Be Have Less Chubby Babies, Study Finds

07/09/2014 - This could benefit newborns later in life, researcher suggests

Study Targets Causes of Birth Defects

07/08/2014 - New research challenges chromosomal theory tied to problems

More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women: Review

07/08/2014 - Class of drugs that includes naproxen linked to increased chance of heart attack, stroke, but finding not conclusive


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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.