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Medical News Today: Osteoporosis breakthrough: Bone mass increased by 800 percent

A fascinating new study finds that by blocking estrogen in the brains of mice, bone density can be significantly boosted well into old age.
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Medical News Today: Osteoporosis: Could probiotics protect bone health?

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.

Medical News Today: Key molecule explains why bones weaken with age

New research reveals the molecular dynamic that explains why bones become more frail as we age. The findings may improve treatments for osteoporosis.

Medical News Today: Osteoporosis increases dementia risk

In the largest study of its type, researchers conclude that osteoporosis significantly increases the risk of developing dementia.

Medical News Today: Osteoporosis: Mediterranean diet may slow bone loss

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.

Medical News Today: What happens when calcium levels are low?

Calcium is an essential mineral, and when the body is chronically deficient, serious complications can arise, including muscle and dental problems, depression, and osteoporosis. We describe these issues in detail and explore symptoms and when to seek treatment. Learn more about calcium deficiency disease here.