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Men's bones can benefit from calcium, too
It's not just girl talk anymore. Men, too, should know that calcium is the mineral to mind for building rock-solid bones.
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Drug helps fight Paget's disease
A new orphan drug may pull in the reins on out-of-control bones. The condition's called Paget's disease, and it wreaks havoc by accelerating bone formation before the old stuff's broken down. Though most people who have it don't need treatment, there's a small number who aren't so lucky. They often suffer from bone pain, deformities and fractures.
Offers suggestions in getting the right amount of calcium in the body. Factors that contribute to the inhibition of calcium absorption; Strategy that is considered to be the best defense against...
Adequate dietary calcium and bone-stimulating exercise during growth are known to affect skeletal development, but the combined effects of dietary calcium and osteogenic exercise have received sc...