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Knee Pain While Using Stairs May Be First Sign of Arthritis

Having knee pain while using the stairs may be an early sign of arthritis, a new study suggests.
Falls on the Rise Among U.S. Seniors

For American seniors, a fall can have disabling or even fatal consequences. And a new study finds that the rate of older people who suffer a fall is actually on the rise.
Life Satisfaction Linked to Bone Health in Older Women

Older women who are satisfied with their lives may have better bone health, a new Finnish study suggests.
Health Tip: Get Weight-Bearing Exercise

There's a recipe for good bone health, and it includes getting plenty of calcium, vitamin D and weight-bearing exercise.
Bone Drugs May Protect Against Endometrial Cancer

Bisphosphonates, which are drugs that treat bone loss, may lower the risk of endometrial cancer, new research suggests.
Severe Hot Flashes During Menopause May Raise Hip Fracture Risk Later: Study

A new study suggests a possible link between certain menopause symptoms -- moderate to severe hot flashes and night sweats -- and higher rates of hip fractures and weaker bones.
Health Tip: Spot the Signs of a Fractured Thumb

A painful thumb may be more than an inconvenience -- it may signal a fracture that needs a doctor's care.
Prompt Treatment of Shoulder Dislocation May Prevent Future Problems

Immediate medical treatment of a dislocated shoulder reduces the risk of bone, muscle and nerve injuries as well as the risk of future dislocations, a new study found.
Jakafi Approved for Chronic Bone Marrow Disease

Jakafi (ruxolitinib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat polycythemia vera, a chronic disease of the bone marrow.
Too Few Prostate Cancer Patients Get Bone-Strengthening Meds: Study

Many men on hormone therapy for prostate cancer aren't getting bone-strengthening drugs they may need, new Canadian research contends.

 

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