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Hot flashes linked to increased risk of hip fracture

Women, take note: moderate to severe hot flashes and night sweats during menopause likely means lower bone mineral density and a greater chance of hip fracture than your peers without these symptoms, according to… 402 more words

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Can You Balance on One Leg? You May Have Lower Stroke Risk

By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter

THURSDAY, Dec. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) — If you can’t balance on one leg for at least 20 seconds you may be at risk of a stroke, Japanese researchers suggest. 439 more words

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Severe Hot Flashes During Menopause May Raise Hip Fracture Risk Later: Study

THURSDAY, Dec. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A new study suggests a possible link between certain menopause symptoms — moderate to severe hot flashes and night sweats — and higher rates of hip fractures and weaker bones. 292 more words

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Why you should rethink calcium supplementation

Based on current research, it looks like supplementing calcium to prevent bone mineral density loss and prevent fractures is not recommended. Why is that?

One meta analysis [1] study that looked at children who took calcium supplements in various forms showed an… 360 more words

Cooking Is Therapeutic For Heartbroken And Sickly Queens Widow

Doris Hudson, 75, suffers from diabetes, which led to diabetic nerve damage, heart complications, osteoporosis and arthritis. In 2011, her husband of 52 years, Robert, … 262 more words


Seniors Still Given Potentially Dangerous Sedatives: Study

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Doctors continue to prescribe sedatives such as Xanax or Valium for seniors despite the significant risks they pose, a new study contends. 335 more words

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Microchips completes development, clinical demonstration of drug delivery platform - Pharmaceutical Business Review

Published 16 December 2014

“Unlike traditional drug delivery platforms, Microchips Biotech’s implant is capable of responding to wireless signals, which can activate, deactivate or modify the frequency or dose of the drug, without requiring removal.” 15 more words

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