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New Osteoporosis Findings from Johns Hopkins University Described


By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Women's Health Weekly -- Researchers detail new data in Metabolic Bone Diseases. According to news originating from Baltimore, Maryland, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "The purpose of this review is to evaluate current evidence regarding the use of dietary and exercise interventions to prevent fractures in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis."

Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Johns Hopkins University, "The key lifestyle modifications that can decrease risk of fracture in postmenopausal women include regular weight-bearing exercise and a balanced diet with adequate calcium and vitamin D intake. Other modifiable lifestyle factors critical to bone health and to decrease fracture risk include the avoidance of smoking, an excessively low body weight, excessive alcohol intake, and fall risks at home."

According to the news editors, the research concluded: "Emerging modifiable factors may include B-vitamin, omega-3 fatty acid, soy isoflavone, and dehydroepiandrosterone supplementation."

For more information on this research see: Osteoporosis Prevention and Management: Nonpharmacologic and Lifestyle options. Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2013;56(4):703-710. Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology can be contacted at: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 530 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3621, USA (see also Metabolic Bone Diseases).

The news correspondents report that additional information may be obtained from M.S. Christianson, Johns Hopkins University, Sch Med, Dept. of Gynecol & Obstet, Div Benign Gynecol SpecialtiesJohns Hopkins Hosp, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States.

Keywords for this news article include: Maryland, Baltimore, Osteoporosis, United States, Metabolic Bone Diseases, North and Central America

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