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Small daily portion of Jarlsberg cheese may help to stave off bone thinning

Not linked to higher harmful  cholesterol either; effects specific to this type of Jarlsberg cheese A small (57 g) daily portion of Jarslberg cheese may help to stave off bone

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£400,000 funding awarded for osteoporosis research

The Royal Osteoporosis Society (ROS) has announced the successful applicants of its largest ever research grants round, after reviewing a record number of applications. Half of women and one fifth of

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Bone-loss discovery points to new treatment for osteoporosis

A new discovery about osteoporosis suggests a potential treatment target for that brittle-bone disease and for bone loss from rheumatoid arthritis. The findings from University of Virginia School of Medicine

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Thin and brittle bones strongly linked to women’s heart disease risk

Thin and brittle bones are strongly linked to women’s heart disease risk, with thinning of the lower (lumbar) spine, top of the thigh bone (femoral neck), and hip especially predictive

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Total knee replacement is a cost-effective treatment for patients with knee osteoarthritis

Taking into consideration costs of forgoing versus pursuing total knee replacement, researchers found that across older and younger age groups, TKR is a cost-effective treatment for these patients. Knee osteoarthritis

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Researchers develop technique to replicate bone-remodelling processes

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) have developed a technique to replicate bone tissue complexity and bone remodelling processes.

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Light stimulation makes bones heavier

Researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) show that laser irradiation inhibits expression of the osteogenesis inhibitor protein sclerostin without causing inflammation, providing a potential therapeutic option for osteoporosis

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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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1 December 2020, Osteoporosis Online; virtual event

Join the Royal Osteoporosis Society for their new digital learning event The ROS are taking education online this winter with Osteoporosis Online, their new digital learning event. The one-day event

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Increased high intensity physical activity in early adolescence could lead to stronger bones in adulthood and help prevent osteoporosis in later life

High intensity physical activity in early life might help maximise peak hip strength and prevent osteoporosis in later life, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open from researchers