September 2015

Smaller Gaps Between Pregnancies May Increase Likelihood of Osteoporosis

A new study suggests that women who have pregnancies less than one year apart may have a greater risk of developing osteoporosis later in life. The study was published in Maturitas: The European Menopause Journal, the official journal of the European Menopause and Andropause Society. Researchers studied reproductive histories between two groups: 239 postmenopausal women […]

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Exercise Can’t Build Bone Density as Fast as Osteogenic Loading

Bone density, or the strength and proximity of bone fibers, is something the body builds over the course of its entire existence. As young people grow, they accumulate bone density based on activity. Bone density peaks in early adulthood, and after a certain point people begin to lose bone mass faster than they can build […]

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