Dr. Sean Jerig from Rocky Mountain Women’s Health Center calls Osteoporosis a silent disease.
Jerig said many people don’t realize they have the disease until they experience a fall resulting in a broken wrist, vertebrae or hip. 38 more words
19 OCT 2012
Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have shown for the first time in an animal model that vitamin C actively protects against osteoporosis, a disease affecting large numbers of elderly women and men in which bones become brittle and can fracture. 294 more words
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Early detection and care is the only way to combat osteoporosis.
A test conducted last year by a team of doctors on 150 police personnel on active duty in Pune revealed something alarming. 796 more words