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Drink Milk For Better Bones

Women who don't drink milk during childhood face a greater risk of suffering from osteoporosis later in life.

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Walk Your Way To Stronger Hips

Walking can help alleviate stress, as well as benefiting the heart, lungs and other muscles. And now we know it can protect the hips, too.

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Mild Exercise Less Useful For Bones

Day-to-day activities such as walking, housework and shopping are good for the heart but less effective against osteoporosis.

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Doctors Treat Men Differently

Compare the treatments given to osteoporosis patients who have had hip fractures and it seems women receive different long term assistance to men.

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Exercise Aids The Elderly

Evidence shows that home-based exercise programs can help frail elderly people stay independent longer.

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Gymnastics Build Up Bones

Young girls may reduce their risk of having brittle bones later in life by performing weight-bearing exercise such as gymnastics, research has shown.

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Soft Drink, Soft Bones?

Scientists have long blamed the phosphorus in soft drinks, particularly colas, for causing a loss of calcium from our bones. Research suggests a simpler explanation - we're consuming fizzy drinks rather than dairy products.

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Avoid Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis affects many men and women but that doesn't mean it's inevitable. Let's be proactive! What can we do to try and avoid it?

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