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Dried Prunes Must-Eat For Bone Health

Studies have shown that dried prunes are great in restoring bone health.

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Another Reason to Eat Beans

Beans and legumes may help prevent bone loss, according to recent research. Try this three bean salad recipe that’s good for your bones and tasty too.

Dairy-Free Sources of Calcium

If you’re looking to add calcium to your diet but have dairy allergies, try these dairy-free, calcium-rich foods.

Top Osteoporosis-Related Conditions

Osteoporosis is often a secondary cause for bone loss in certain medical disorders. Here are the five most common.

Nuts and Seeds for Healthy Bones

People with bone loss should aim to incorporate calcium sources in their daily diet. Here are some of the best sources.

Drugs that May Cause Bone Loss

Osteoporosis can be medication-induced, so it’s important to find out which medications may put you at risk.

Top 4 Low-Impact Weight-Bearing Exercises for Good Bone Health

According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), weight bearing exercises are activities that make you move against gravity while staying upright. The NOF recommends 2 ½ hours a week, or more, of this type of exercise to help build strong bon...

Protelos/Osseor is Still Available: With Restrictions

European Medicines Agency recommends that Protelos ®_/Osseor_ ® remain available but with further restrictions. [1] In January 2014 the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) agreed to assess the safety profile for Protelos/Osseor (Str...

European Union Considers Suspension of Protelos ®/Osseor ® Osteoporosis Medications

The European Medicines Agency’s Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) has recommended that strontium ranelate (Protelos/Osseor, Servier) no longer be used to treat osteoporosis [1]. Last week PRAC issued a press release for the suspensio...

My Top Five Pain Relievers for Spinal Compression Fractures

Normally we don’t experience pain from osteoporosis until we sustain a fracture. Due to this lack of pain, some fractures may go unnoticed. This is not the case with all compression fractures and some can cause significant pain. If this happens to yo...