Even Slightly Overactive Thyroid Linked to Higher Fracture Risk

TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Even people who only have a mildly overactive thyroid gland face an elevated risk for fractures in the hips or spinal area, a new review suggests.

Too Many Women Who Need Bone Screening Aren't Getting It

MONDAY, May 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Too few women at high risk for osteoporosis are being tested for the bone-depleting condition, while too many women at low-risk arebeing screened, a new study suggests.

Young Athletes With ACL Injuries Often Need Repeat Surgery: Study

FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many young athletes who undergo surgery for a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) need a second operation later on, a new study shows.

Men Should Be Screened for Osteoporosis, Too

FRIDAY, May 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men are far less likely than women to be screened for osteoporosis, even though they are more likely to suffer worse consequences from the bone-thinning condition, a new study finds.

When to Ice, When to Heat

SUNDAY, May 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Athletes aren't always sure whether to use heat or ice on injuries and aches and pains, so here is some advice from experts.

Little Risk of Vitamin D Toxicity, Study Says

WEDNESDAY, May 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The risk for developing vitamin D toxicity is rare, researchers have found.

Orthopedist Offers Tips for Preventing Shoulder Injuries

THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As the most flexible joint in your body, your shoulder can move and position your arm in many ways. But this flexibility also makes it prone to instability and injury.

Could Weak Bones, Sudden Hearing Loss Be Linked?

WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although the reason for the connection isn't clear, osteoporosis and sudden, temporary hearing loss often occur together, a new study from Taiwan finds.

Health Tip: Live Healthier to Help Prevent Osteoporosis

(HealthDay News) -- A healthier lifestyle can help ward off osteoporosis, a disease that causes brittle, thin and weak bones.

Stronger Muscles = Healthier Bones in Kids

FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stronger muscles seems to mean healthier bones in children, according to a new study.