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Health Tip: Are Vitamin Supplements Worthwhile or Not?

( -- You may be wondering at this point whether to toss those vitamins into your mouth or into the trash. That's not surprising since several recent reports have called the value of vitamins into question, leaving ...

dateFeb 16, 2009 in Health
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Computerized osteoporosis detection

A computerized approach to examining patient bone X-rays for diagnosis of osteoporosis could side-step the subjectivity associated with visual examination, according to a new research paper in the International Journal of ...

dateOct 01, 2012 in Engineering
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Bears may hold key to osteoporosis treatment

All it takes is a few days of bed rest for human bones to start to weaken. Stretch that out many weeks, and we risk full-blown osteoporosis and its attendant woes of broken hips, wrists and vertebrae. Bears hibernate for ...

dateApr 06, 2011 in Other
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A jog a day keeps osteoporosis away

( -- A short burst of vigorous physical activity like running and jogging is important for building bones in children, whereas more gentle exercise like walking, even for a longer period, has little effect.

dateMar 28, 2011 in Health
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