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Hormone infusion an alternative treatment for osteoporosis

April 15, 2022

A naturally occurring hormone has been found to promote human bone activity and may be a more effective osteoporosis solution. Osteoporosis is characterised by the deterioration of bone tissue as we age, resulting in weak, brittle bones. Researchers from Imperial College London discovered a hormone called kisspeptin which increases the activity of bone-forming cells (osteoblasts) […]

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Inexpensive osteoporosis drug may protect against type 2 diabetes

September 29, 2021

New research has identified a link between low rates of type 2 diabetes and osteoporosis patients treated with a drug called alendronate. The research analysed health records from several hundred thousand diabetes patients in Denmark, comparing diabetes rates among those prescribed alendronate with those who were not. It was later revealed that patients who had […]

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Drinking moderately is good for your bones

July 13, 2012

DRINKING a moderate amount of alcohol as part of a healthy lifestyle may benefit women’s bone health, lowering their risk of developing osteoporosis, researchers say. The research assessed the effects of alcohol withdrawal on bone turnover in postmenopausal women who drank one or two drinks per day several times a week. Researchers at Oregon State […]

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