For 10 Million Americans with Osteoporosis, Exercise Isn’t the Answer

Send Me The Research Report! When people are concerned about osteoporosis or bone loss, doctors often advise a healthy diet and exercise, but exercise may not have the impact most people facing bone loss are hoping for. To fight bone loss, doctors commonly prescribe medications that either increase bone formation or slow the rate of […]

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CDC Report: Over Half of People Over 60 Have Weak Muscles

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released information showing that one in five Americans age 80 and older has weak muscle strength. Though loss of strength is common in mature people, severe muscle weakness can lead to impairment of daily activities and other serious problems. The CDC research found that more than […]

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Study Finds Link Between Teen Screen Time and Bone Density

A Norwegian study has reported a link between computer and television screen time and bone density in teenagers. Childhood and teen years are some of the most crucial for establishing bone density, which has a direct relationship with risk of osteoporosis and broken bones later in life. The study from the University Hospital of North […]

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