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Could inexpensive heart medicine strengthen bone in women?

Nitrates commonly used for chest pain may also be an inexpensive way to strengthen bone in older women according to a surprising study in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Bone Density Scans May Be Useless in Osteoporosis Drug Therapy

Healthcare professions should not bother with bone mineral density (BMD) testing in postmenopausal women during the first three years of drug (bisphosphonate) therapy for osteoporosis, Australian researchers reported this week. More Information:

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Whole body vibration may do muscles, bones good

  Reuters Health is reporting an article in the journal Current Sports Medicine Reports in which researchers detail the evidence for and against so-called whole body vibration training. WBV involves standing on a platform that sends mild vibratory impulses through … Continue reading

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