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Endocrine-disrupting chemicals may impair bone health in male teens

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and phthalates (two types of endocrine-disrupting chemicals) may be associated with lower bone mineral density in male teens According to a new study published in

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Poor bone health and low testosterone levels detected in elite male athletes

RED-S syndrome has previously been found in female athletes. A new doctoral thesis from UiA shows that many male athletes, including at Olympic level, are also affected by it “RED-S syndrome

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Cognitive decline may help predict future fracture risk in women

Researchers led by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research have discovered a link between cognitive decline and a faster rate of bone loss, and found that cognitive decline over five

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New bone health accreditation scheme launches

The Royal Osteoporosis Society (ROS) has officially launched a new Bone Health Accreditation Scheme. A wide range of products and services including foods, beverages, supplements and living aids will now

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Scientists use nanotechnology to detect bone-healing stem cells

Researchers at the University of Southampton have developed a new way of using nanomaterials to identify and enrich skeletal stem cells – a discovery that could eventually lead to new

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Researchers examine key protein for clues about bone health

A loss of enzymatic processes within the body can increase a person’s risk of bone fracture. This new insight was recently published in eLife by an international team of scientists and engineers

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Exercise may protect bone health after weight loss surgery

Although weight loss surgery is a highly effective treatment for obesity, it can be detrimental to bone health. A recent study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research suggests

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New Research Roadmap sets a course towards a cure for osteoporosis

The Royal Osteoporosis Society (ROS) has recently launched a new Research Roadmap for leading clinicians and academics to develop better treatment methods and work towards a cure for osteoporosis.  The publication

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New research finds low bone health testing rates after prostate cancer treatment

New research in the October 2020 issue of JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network finds the rate of bone mineral density (BMD) testing in people with prostate cancer undergoing androgen deprivation

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Researchers use soy to improve bone cancer treatment

Researchers in recent years have demonstrated the health benefits of soy, linking its consumption to reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, obesity, cancer and improved bone health. Now, WSU researchers are