The wonders of you

As we make goals for how we may want to improve our bodies and health in 2019, let's first reflect upon and feel gratitude for the miracle we already are.

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Mediterranean diet a special help for those with osteoporosis

According to a new study, following a Mediterranean diet for osteoporosis slows bone density loss, offering special help for reducing hip fracture risk.

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Muscle loss with aging — are you at risk for sarcopenia?

Sarcopenia refers to excessive loss of muscle mass and strength. Are you at risk?

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Don’t be fooled: Vitamin D does prevent fracture

What separates a good vitamin D study from one that's flawed? Dr. Brown takes a look -- and sets the record straight on vitamin D and fracture risk.

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New bone drug Tymlos -- is it safe?

Dr. Brown looks at the risks and benefits of the new bone drug Tymlos (abaloparatide).

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Do inhaled steroids hurt your bones?

Inhaled steroid medications, like the ones used to treat asthma and COPD, may pose a risk for bone health.

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Are we setting kids up for osteoporosis?

Today's generation of children and teens, especially girls, are more sedentary than ever. What will this mean for their bone health and risk for osteoporosis as they age?

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High intensity resistance training for bone offers amazing results

One thing we know about bone is that it responds to increased weight load by getting stronger. So the recent findings of an Australian bone clinic that studied women doing high-intensity weight lifting really shouldn’t surprise us. But just look at these results!

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A new look at the bone drug raloxifene (Evista™)

I recently sat down to take a fresh look at the first and largest controlled study on the bone drug raloxifene (Evista™). I think you will be interested in what I discovered.

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Favorite summer superfoods for osteoporosis

As we enter summer, I want to share with you some of my favorite seasonal foods that fit the criteria of “superfoods” for bone health — and I also want to share exactly what these criteria are to help you in identifying beneficial foods on your own.

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