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  1. Milk Helps Keep Men's Bones Strong

    Sept. 23, 2005 (Nashville, Tenn.) - Real men may not eat quiche, but they might want to drink milk. The number of older men getting osteoporosis, making them susceptible to bone fractures, is increasing. But a large glass of fortified, low-fat milk may aid in warding off that brittle-bone disease. "

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  2. Eating Soy Foods May Reduce Fracture Rate

    Sept. 12, 2005 -- Women who eat the most soy foods have the fewest bone fractures after menopause. That's the word from a study of 24,403 postmenopausal Chinese women. Within 10 years of menopause, the 20% who ate the most soy foods reported half as many fractures as the 20% who ate the least soy. S

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  3. Treating Osteoporosis: What Works Best?

    Aug. 10, 2005 -- When bones get dangerously thin with advanced osteoporosis, what drugs help build those bones back up? Two osteoporosis treatments -- parathyroid hormone and Fosamax -- are the topic of two small studies in The New England Journal of Medicine. The findings: Treatment with parathyroi

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  4. Bone Health: Do Vitamin D Pills Help Blacks?

    July 25, 2005 -- New research shows no bone benefits for healthy postmenopausal black women who took vitamin D supplements for three years. The researchers don't dismiss the vitamin pills. They don't know if the results would be similar for women of other ethnic groups, elderly women, or those more

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  5. Vitamin D Deficit: Women's Silent Bone Threat

    May 20, 2005 -- When building bones and curbing osteoporosis, don't forget about vitamin D, says a new study. Bones need vitamin D for optimal health, but doctors may overlook vitamin D deficiency in patients with osteoporosis, say the researchers, who included Anne de Papp, MD, FACE, an assistant c

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  6. Black Women's Fracture Risk Lower Than Whites'

    May 3, 2005 -- Older black women may have a lower bone-fracture risk than their white peers, even when compared to those who have similar bone density measures. bone density measures. "Black women have a lower fracture risk at every level of bone mineral density," write Jane Cauley, DrPH, and collea

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  7. Osteoporosis Drug, Vitamin D Now in 1 Pill

    April 11, 2005 - The FDA has approved Fosamax Plus D, a once-weekly pill that contains both the osteoporosis osteoporosis drug Fosamax and the bone-building nutrient vitamin D. The pill has 70 milligrams of Fosamax and a 2,800 IU dose of Vitamin D. That's seven day's worth of the recommended daily d

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  8. Onions May Fight Osteoporosis

    April 8, 2005 -- Onions could help ward off osteoporosis, osteoporosis, the thinning of the bones that often comes with age. If so, the popular vegetable could bolster bones while perking up taste buds, suggests a study in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Before you order a bowl of Fr

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  9. Osteoporosis Drug May Help Preserve Memory

    April 8, 2005 -- The osteoporosis osteoporosis drug Evista may also help postmenopausal women avoid memory problems. Evista is one of several drugs used to prevent and treat osteoporosis, in which bones become dangerously thin and more likely to fracture. Women taking 120 milligrams of Evista for th

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  10. More Osteoporosis Seen With Raw Foods Diet

    March 28, 2005 -- Raw-food vegetarian diets are associated with osteoporosis, a new study shows. Osteoporosis occurs when aging bone is broken down faster than it can be replaced, a process known as bone turnover. Doctors diagnose the bone-weakening disease with a bone mineral density test. The stud

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