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Part 1: DXA Questions Answered

Biographical Sketch - Larry Jankowski, CBDT (Reviewed 06-14-2014) Larry Jankowski is the chief DXA technologist and a research study coordinator for Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, a physician group practice with 19 locations, 81 orthopedic surgeo...

Pregnancy Related Osteoporosis

According to Davey et. al. Pregnancy-and lactation-associated osteoporosis is a rare syndrome of spontaneous fractures occurring in late pregnancy or lactation. Early diagnosis and management is essential, because of the severity of the morbidity ass...

Dried Prunes Must-Eat For Bone Health

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

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...