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New Guidelines Help Doctors, Patients Recognize Sarcopenia

Sarcopenia—low muscle mass—affects as many as 50 percent of older adults, yet most of them are not familiar with the term. Until recently, even their doctors have not been able to agree on the definition of the problem. Now, physicians are one step closer to recognizing, treating, and perhaps preventing

Newsbriefs: RA; High-Energy Lunch; Microbes

Biologics for RA May Help Prevent Rapid Bone Loss.
Early, aggressive treatment with disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs), particularly biologic drugs may help prevent progressive bone loss in patients with RA, according to a new review by the international Osteoporosis Foundation’s Chronic Inflammation and Bone Structure Working Group. DMARDs act on the

Get Enough Bone-Building Calcium from Your Diet

It’s no secret that calcium is an essential ingredient for healthy bones, and getting an adequate amount can help prevent osteoporosis and bone fractures. For decades, many women have taken calcium supplements rather than monitor the calcium they get from their diets. However, concerns have arisen about the potential dangers

Newsbriefs: Supplement Risks; Herbs

Supplement Risks May Outweigh Benefits
Too little calcium and vitamin D raise the risk for the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis, which raises fracture risk. However, the calcium supplements many postmenopausal women take to boost bone strength have been linked to a higher risk for heart attack and stroke, according to recent research

Strengthen Your Back to Strengthen Your Bones

Osteoporosis is known for making your bones brittle and fragile—potentially so fragile that a fall or even bending over or coughing can cause a fracture. But, what often isn’t recognized is that the condition can literally sneak up on you before showing any symptoms. In fact, since osteoporosis is an

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