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Use of nitrates increases bone strength: study


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): In a new study, scientists found that use of nitroglycerin ointment among postmenopausal women for 2 years was associated with a modest increase in bone mineral density and ... Read more...

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Vettori, McCullum, Ryder back in Kiwi squad for Bangladesh tour


September 13th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Sep 13(ANI): New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori and wicket-keeper-turned specialist batsman, Brendon McCullum will return for next month's tour of Bangladesh.The tour would also see the comeback of Jesse Ryder, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Soy isoflavone tabs don’t reduce bone loss in postmenopausal women


February 10th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Soy isoflavone tablets have been found ineffective in reducing bone loss in postmenopausal women, according to researchers.A previous six-month study by Iowa State University researchers had indicated that ... Read more...

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HIV-infected postmenopausal women at increased bone fracture risk


January 6th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Postmenopausal HIV-infected women have a high prevalence of low bone mineral density and high bone turnover placing them at high risk for future bone fractures, says a new ... Read more...

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Overweight kids may develop spinal abnormalities


December 1st, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Increased body mass index as a child could lead to early degeneration in the spine, says a new study.The research was presented at the annual meeting of the ... Read more...

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Broken spine rejoined in ‘miracle’ surgery


July 4th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here have rejoined a 10-year-old boy's broken spinal cord, hospital authorities said Saturday, terming it as a ... Read more...

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Protect your bones, have a drink


March 9th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 9 (IANS) Post menopausal women and men over 60 years who drink alcohol moderately seem to have stronger bones, according to a new study. The study found that regular moderate ... Read more...

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Moderate alcohol intake ”good for bones”


March 4th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Regular moderate alcohol intake is associated with greater bone mineral density (BMD), say researchers. In an epidemiological study of men and post-menopausal women primarily over 60 years of ... Read more...

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What keeps the spine healthy and erect?


January 12th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) What keeps the spine healthy and erect? The key lies in how a deep muscle along the spinal column, called the multifidus muscle, is designed.These findings show how ... Read more...

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Heres how to lose weight without losing bone


June 6th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Illinois have found that a higher-protein diet that emphasizes lean meats and low-fat dairy foods as sources of protein and calcium could ... Read more...

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Bone mineral content increases despite weight loss in obese adolescents


February 2nd, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Contrary to the fact that weight loss leads to decreased bone mineral density, researchers have found that bone mineral content in obese adolescents keeps on increasing despite weight ... Read more...

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Low-impact exercise forms may raise incidence of low bone density


November 14th, 2007 - 2:23 am ICT by admin
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