Promoting bone health: Focus on postmenopausal women and patients receiving systemic therapy for breast or prostate cancer
- PREDICTORS OF ADHERENCE TO STRENGTH TRAINING AT SIX MONTHS IN BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS AT RISK FOR OSTEOPOROSIS. Ott, Carol; Waltman, Nancy; Twiss, Janice; Gross, Gloria; Lindsey, Ada; Moore, Timothy // Oncology Nursing Forum;Jan2007, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p200
Breast cancer survivors (BCS) are at risk for osteoporosis and may benefit from twice weekly progressive strength training especially if adherence can be maintained. Predictors of exercise adherence have not been adequately examined in BCS who have completed cancer treatment. The purpose of this...
- Vertebral and hip fractures in Japan. Nakamura, Toshitaka; Fujiwara, Saeko // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;1999, Vol. 77 Issue 5, p430
Comments on Pierre Delmas and Mary Frasier's article on osteoporosis. Possible increase in the number of hip and vertebral fractures in Japan; Increased risk observed in women after menopause.
- Osteoporosis: Making the diagnosis in patients at risk for fracture. Gamble, Cory L. // Geriatrics;Jul95, Vol. 50 Issue 7, p24
Focuses on the importance of determining risk factors for osteoporosis. Lifestyle factors which increase disease risks; Search for underlying factors threatening the development of osteoporosis; Tests and examinations; Identification of medicine contributing to bone loss. INSET:...
- Osteoporosis workup: Evaluating bone loss and risk of fractures. Murray, Carolyn; O'Brien, Karen // Geriatrics;Sep95, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p41
Presents an evaluation of bone loss and risk of fractures among osteoporosis patients. Age-related increase in the incidence of fractures of the hip, wrist, spine and other bones; Secondary causes of bone loss; Preventive measures; Benefits of physical therapy; Consideration for antiresorptive...
- Boning Up on Osteoporosis. Wood, Marcia // Agricultural Research;Mar2003, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p8
Presents information on a study that explored whether sulfur-containing animal proteins are the cause of the bone disease, osteoporosis. Research subjects; Research methodology; Research findings.
- Secret signals for women. // Prevention;Nov94, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p27
Comments on two studies that suggest that prematurely gray hair and irregular menstrual cycles may be secret signals of osteoporosis. Report by the Maine Center for Osteoporosis Research; The 76th Annual Meeting, Endocrine Society, June 1994; National Osteoporosis Foundation; Menstrual cycle...
- What men don't know about their bones. // Executive Health's Good Health Report;July97, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p2
Analyzes risk factors for osteoporosis in men. Percentage of men at risk to develop osteoporosis; Prevention as first line of defense against osteoporosis; Importance of calcium-rich diet with vitamin D, exercise and healthy lifestyle; Sources of calcium.
- Bone chilling news. // Psychology Today;Mar/Apr95, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p12
Reports that German scientists have found that depression may cause osteoporosis. How depression increases the secretion of the stress hormone cortisol, which reduces bone density; Details of the study; Why depression patients are advised to take calcium supplements along with their...
- The brittle truth about amenorrhea. Winters, Catherine; Welch, Dawn // Shape;Jun94, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p26
Reports on the occurrence of bone-density loss throughout the bodies of amenorrheic women, or those with no more than three menstrual periods in a year. Increase in risk for stress fractures during workouts and for osteoporosis after menopause; Things needed to maintain bone density;...