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Updated: April 18, 2014

Obesity may be linked to loss of bone and muscle mass.

Study links obesity to loss of bone and muscle mass

As people age, the risk of fragility fractures becomes a major health concern.

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Aerobic activity may help support brain health.

Aerobic activity may protect women's brains from memory problems


As people age, staying in shape and fit enough to live independently becomes increasingly important... [ more ]

Elevated screen time may lead to weaker bones for teenage boys.

Boys who accumulate lots of screen time risk future fragility fractures


Research indicated that adolescent boys who have high levels of screen time tend to have high body mass indexes and low scores of bone mineral density... [ more ]


CPAP can help treat sleep apnea, which may be a risk factor for osteoporosis.

Sleep apnea elevates risk of osteoporosis, fragility fractures


As people get older, they may grow increasingly aware of the risk factors of osteoporosis, a disease that leads to fragility fractures... [ more ]

CT scans may help in the diagnosis of gout.

CT scans may help diagnose gout


Scientists suggested that dual-energy computed tomography scans may identify cases of gout that synovial fluid tests miss... [ more ]


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