BlogArena

General blog about anything and everything of everyday's life.

20. May 2019

February 22, 2013
by Guest Post
0 comments

Building Healthy Bones Takes Guts

In what could be an early step toward new treatments for people with osteoporosis, scientists at Michigan State University report that a natural probiotic supplement can help male mice produce healthier bones. Interestingly, the same can’t be said for female … Continue reading

November 23, 2012
by Guest Post
1 Comment

Teenagers Urged to Exercise to Ward off Bone Disease

Playing football or running for at least three hours a week could help teenagers counteract the potential damage to their bone health caused by prolonged spells of sitting. An international team, including an expert from the University of Exeter, has … Continue reading

October 20, 2012
by Guest Post
0 comments

Taking Race Out of the Equation in Measuring Women’s Risk of Osteoporosis and Fractures

For women of mixed racial or ethnic backgrounds, a new method for measuring bone health may improve the odds of correctly diagnosing their risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures, according to a UCLA-led study. Currently, assessing osteoporosis and the risk … Continue reading

October 1, 2012
by Guest Post
0 comments

New Tool for CSI? Geographic Software Maps Distinctive Features inside Bones

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A common type of geographic mapping software offers a new way to study human remains. In a recent issue of the American Journal of Physical Anthropology, researchers describe how they used commercially available mapping software to identify … Continue reading

January 14, 2012
by Guest Post
0 comments

Research Focuses on Youth, Chronic Illness and Employment

*PhD candidate explores their interconnection* Like any 28 year old, Arif Jetha, a fourth-year PhD candidate at the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health, is worrying about his future. Once he completes his PhD, should he remain … Continue reading

July 19, 2011
by Pravda
0 comments

Tai Chi Helps Prevent Falls and Improves Mental Health in Elderly

Tai Chi helps reduce the risk of falls in the elderly, and improves mental health, is what a new study shows. However, practicing the ancient Chinese art does not help to ease the symptoms of cancer or rheumatoid arthritis. The … Continue reading

October 18, 2010
by Guest Post
0 comments

Osteoporosis Drug Builds Bone in Patients with Gum Disease

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— A drug marketed to grow bone in osteoporosis patients also works to heal bone wounds in gum disease patients, a University of Michigan study suggests. “This new approach for the treatment of periodontal disease could allow us … Continue reading