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Study suggests coconut oil may help with osteoporosis

Oxidative stress and free radicals have been implicated in the pathogenesis of osteoporosis. Therefore, antioxidant compounds have the potential to be used in the prevention and treatment of the disease. 145 more words


How Are Bones Made and How Do They Grow?

Each of the 206 bones in your body is constantly undergoing a process of breakdown and renewal, even if you have never suffered a broken bone in your life. 507 more words


Prunes For Osteoporosis

Source: NutritionFacts.org
Dr. Greger
July 20, 2016

Vegetables and fruit such as dried plums may help build stronger bones.


Adventures in Bone Health: My First, Very Successful, Visit to the Osteoporosis Clinic #weirdmilestones

I was referred to the osteoporosis clinic at a local hospital after my diagnosis of, well, osteoporosis earlier this year, which I almost definitely blogged about. 822 more words

UHN Osteoporosis Program

At the University Health Network Osteoporosis Program, we are a team of physicians, nurses, bone density technologists and an advanced practice physiotherapist, and researchers who work under the direction of Dr. 1,354 more words


GH therapy increases fracture risk in patients previously treated for acromegaly

van Varsseveld NC, et al. Pituitary. 2016;doi:10.1007/s11102-016-0716-3.

Adult patients with severe growth hormone deficiency previously treated for acromegaly saw an increased fracture risk after 6 years of growth hormone replacement therapy, whereas those previously treated for Cushing’s disease did not experience the same risk, according to a recent observational study. 383 more words



Where can I go for answers about Osteoporosis?

Bone disease targets unusual suspects.  It’s not just for little old ladies.  Yes, those post menopausal women are on the list, but so are the mobility impaired, athletes, and those with poor nutrition. 240 more words

Rena Batt