A new study suggests that data from ultrasound bone tests are as good as X-rays. This finding could help doctors assess more people who are at risk.
The DEXA scan assesses bone density and can determine whether a person has weaker bones that are at risk of fracture. No special preparation is necessary. Learn more about DEXA scans here.
New research warns that certain yoga poses can be risky for people with osteoporosis and advises caution when engaging in this practice.
A fascinating new study finds that by blocking estrogen in the brains of mice, bone density can be significantly boosted well into old age.
According to a new study that scientists carried out in rodents, probiotics might be an effective way to prevent the bone loss that leads to osteoporosis.
A study involving more than 100,000 individuals links diabetes to an increased risk of osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoarthritis.
New research reveals the molecular dynamic that explains why bones become more frail as we age. The findings may improve treatments for osteoporosis.
In the largest study of its type, researchers conclude that osteoporosis significantly increases the risk of developing dementia.
Vitamin D is an essential nutrient, but it can be difficult for people to know if they are getting the right amount. Some people will be able to get enough vitamin D from sunlight. Others may need to make dietary changes or take supplements. Here, we explain how to get vitamin D from sunlight, food, and supplements.
A 1-year trial found that a Mediterranean-like diet plus vitamin D-3 had no effect on normal bone density but slowed rate of hip bone loss in osteoporosis.