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The U.S. FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) approved once- monthly oral Ibandronate ( Boniva ) 150 mg tablets, the first and only once-a-month drug for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. ...


A study found no evidence that Calcium and Vitamin D ( Cholecalciferol ) supplements reduce the risk of fractures of the hip in older women. The investigators identified 3,314 women aged 70 and ove ...


A high dose of oral vitamin D supplementation may reduce the risk of hip and nonvertebral fracture in the enderly. The purpose of a study, led by Heike A. Bischoff-Ferrari at Harvard School of Publ ...


Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have found that patients with metabolic syndrome and a moderate level of calcium in the coronary arteries had a greater chance of having blockage of those ar ...


Researchers at Johns Hopkins have determined that screening for osteoporosis in men and women age 65 and older can prevent a large number of hip fractures, a debilitating, traumatic experience for 340 ...


A study, published in the JAMA, has discovered that calcium intake levels of more than 800 mg/day may be unnecessary for maintaining calcium metabolism if vitamin D status is adequate. The importa ...


Drugs that reverse and prevent bone loss due to osteoporosis also significantly ward off periodontal disease. Leena Bahl Palomo, at the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, co ...


A study has found that intake of magnesium through diet and supplements is positively associated with bone density throughout the whole body, particularly in older white adults. Researchers say the e ...


Marijuana, or more specifically its active ingredient, tetrahydrocannabinol, has a well-documented tendency to stimulate hunger. And while researchers have traced this property to cannabinoid recept ...


Researchers at University of California - San Francisco ( UCSF ) have determined that the quality of bone matrix, a key component of bone, is regulated by a molecule known as transforming growth facto ...


Older women who simply reduce the amount of total fat in their diet won't generally lower their risk of breast or colorectal cancer or heart disease, according to the latest findings from Women's Heal ...


Despite that a low-fat diet introduced in the middle-age years doesn't reduce the risk of breast cancer, heart disease, stroke or colon cancer, one of the researchers says people still need to focus o ...


The results of a major clinical trial, part of the Women’s Health Initiative ( WHI ) found that calcium and vitamin D supplements in healthy postmenopausal women provide a modest benefit in preservin ...


Women's Health Initiative ( WHI ) found that taking Calcium and Vitamin D slightly decreased the risk of hip fractures in older women, but not the risk for other types of fractures or for colorectal ...


Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have found that a new osteoporosis drug, called Teriparatide ( Forteo ), is not cost-effective compared with the most commonly prescribed oste ...