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Updated: April 16, 2014

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.

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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 ]

The finger length ratio of the index to ring fingers may predict osteoarthritis of the knees.

Finger-length ratio may predict osteoarthritis of the knee


Osteoarthritis is one of the major driving factors for total joint replacement surgery... [ 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 ]

Running may benefit breast cancer survivors

Running may benefit breast cancer survivors


According to a new study published in the International Journal of Cancer, running may be a better form of exercise for breast cancer patients than walking... [ more ]


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