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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 Johns Hopkins have determined that for subjects aged 55 to 75 years, a moderate program of physical exercise generally maintains bone mass and, in some cases, offers modest improvements ...


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 Archives of Internal Medicine, found that the importance of genetic factors in an elderly individual's propensity to bone fractures depends on the individual's age and the ty ...


In a study of elderly, predominately male veterans, statin, also known as HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, use was associated with a 36 percent reduction in risk of fracture when compared with no lipid-l ...


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 ...


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 ...


Twice-yearly subcutaneous injections of Denosumab ( 60 mg; Prolia ) increased bone mineral density ( BMD ) in the lumbar spine, total hip, distal 1/3 radius and total body compared to placebo at 24 mo ...


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 ...


A study by researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin has found that women who most need bone density testing to determine if they have osteoporosis are the least likely to get it. They are old ...


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 ...


A study has found that men with low estrogen levels have an increased risk for future hip fracture, and those with both low estrogen and low testosterone levels have the greatest risk. The study, ...