Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines May Miss Younger Women at Risk

FRIDAY, Oct. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Current osteoporosis screening guidelines and tools fail to identify many younger postmenopausal women at risk for osteoporosis-related fractures, a new study says.

Study Finds Kidney Stones Linked to Weakened Bones

THURSDAY, Oct. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney stone patients may be at increased risk for broken bones and may require treatment to protect their bone health, a new study suggests.

Repetitive Pitching May Cause Teens Serious Shoulder Problems

TUESDAY, Oct. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young athletes who pitch more than 100 balls a week risk getting a painful overuse injury that can hamper normal shoulder development, new research shows.

Health Tip: Know the Risk Factors for Osteoporosis

(HealthDay News) -- Osteoporosis occurs when bones become thin and brittle, increasing the risk for fractures.

Osteoporosis Drugs Work, But Review Finds No Clear Winner

MONDAY, Sept. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many osteoporosis drugs cut women's risk of suffering a bone fracture, though it's not clear whether any one medication works better than others, a new research review finds.

More Evidence Ties Some Bone-Building Drugs to Rare Fractures

THURSDAY, Sept. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking osteoporosis drugs called bisphosphonates to help prevent fractures may carry a slight risk for unusual breaks in the thigh bone, Swedish researchers report.

Take Steps to Control Bunions

FRIDAY, Aug. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If you have bunions, taking care of them now can help you avoid more serious treatment later, an expert says.

Health Tip: Have Jaw Pain?

(HealthDay News) -- Jaw pain can radiate to the ears and teeth, and may even lead to headache.

Bone Drugs Don't Lower Breast Cancer Risk After All, Study Finds

MONDAY, Aug. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Drugs known as bisphosphonates, commonly prescribed to treat the bone-weakening disease osteoporosis, don't appear to reduce the risk of breast cancer as previously thought, new research finds.

Skip the Steroids for Shoulder Pain?

TUESDAY, Aug. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For relief of shoulder pain, physical therapy and steroid shots provide similar results, a new study finds.