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News tag: Osteoporosis


Ovarian cancer risk increased after hormone replacement therapy

13 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
As women get older, hormone replacement therapy reduces some of the symptoms associated with age, but this therapy seems to increase the risk of ovarian cancer, a new study shows. Researchers at the University of Oxford showed that for every 1,000 women taking the drugs for five years from the…


Common household chemicals may cause early menopause

29 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
¬†Women exposed to common household chemicals have a high risk of early menopause, a new research suggests. The research points out that women with increased levels of some chemicals in their bodies reached menopause between two and four years earlier compared to females with lower levels of such chemicals. The…


Breast cancer treated effectively with surprising drug

6 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A surprising discovery may help patients suffering from breast cancer with a drug commonly used to treat Osteoporosis, scientists from Australia announced. Scientists discovered that calcium-binding Bisphosphonates, which are used to treat osteoporosis, may also benefit patients with tumors outside the skeleton, including in the breast. "This was really astonishing…


Osteoporosis risks gauged by online test

21 Oct, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
An online test promises to tell people how likely they are at risk of developing osteoporosis. The test will ask people to fill in an online questionnaire to assess their risk of the disease that weakens bones, leaving them brittle and at a higher risk of fractures. Dr. Kassim Javaid,…