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Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women
Study found just a 5 percent change in weight may affect postmenopausal bone health
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Hip Replacement Animation
Hip Replacement Facing hip replacement surgery can be frightening. Also called arthroplasty, hip replacement is a surgi...
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Osteoporosis Risk Assessment for Women
Osteoporosis Risk Assessment for Women Osteoporosis is a chronic disease that slowly weakens bones until they break easily. It is caused by a combination of genetic and lifestyle factors and, in some cases, by medical conditions or medications. Millions of Americans over age 50 have osteoporosis. In addition, millions more have low bone mass, which puts them at risk for the disease. Osteoporosis primarily affects women; one in two U.S. women and one in four U.S. men over 50 will suffer a broken bone in ...
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