Bone Health

What Should You Know About Yoga?

Yoga classes for those over 50 are popping up around the U.S. Here’s what you need to know about doing yoga.


Take a Minute Every Day to Boost Your Bone Health

A single daily 1-minute burst of high-intensity, weight-bearing physical activity like jogging is associated with better bone health in women, according to researchers at the University of Exeter and the University of Leicester, both in the United Ki...

Treating Shoulder Pain with Needle Aspiration

Three-quarters of patients in a recent study found relief from calcific tendonitis of the rotater cuff with needle aspiration treatment.

By Jane Langille

Vitamin D Won't Ease Pain of Knee Osteoarthritis

Taking vitamin D supplements doesn’t decrease loss of cartilage or pain due to knee osteoarthritis.

By Jane Langille

Frequent Exercise Maintains Bone Health

Exercising at least twice a week is required to maintain bone health and prevent bone loss.

By Nancy Monson

Women With Lung Disorders at Higher Osteoporosis Risk

Postmenopausal women with a chronic lung disorder, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma, may be at higher risk for osteoporosis of the hip.

By Deborah Kaplan