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Are You at Risk of Osteoporosis?
Are you at risk of breaking a bone?
What Exercise Could Do for Men's Bones
Bone health is probably something you don't plan on worrying about until you're older. But for men, bone health later in life may have something to do with their earlier years.
What Pumping Iron Could Do for Men's Bones
For men, losing some bone mass as they age is natural. But that doesn't necessarily mean they can't slow it down — and possibly reduce their risk for conditions like osteoporosis in the process.
Osteoporosis Screening Rate Was 'Unacceptably Low' in Men
Older men and their doctors might not be too concerned about osteoporosis, but new research suggests they may need to reconsider the issue.
Bone Fragility Fractures Could Increasingly Affect Men
Weakened bones from osteoporosis can lead to hip and other fractures. Although it’s commonly thought of as a problem only aging women face, new research suggests that, because osteoporosis is underdiagnosed in men, they face a higher risk of death following a hip fracture.
Explaining Rates of Broken Bones
Broken bones happen for many reasons. From weak bones to accidental falls and lifestyle choices, researchers recently explored these reasons.
Working out to Supplement Your Supplement
While widely touted as osteoporosis preventive must-haves, extra calcium and vitamin D in men do not appear to prevent bone thinning.