Xofigo Approved for Prostate Cancer
THURSDAY, May 16 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug to help men with advanced prostate cancer whose disease has spread to the bones.
Gene Discoveries Give Hope Against 'Brittle Bone' Disease
WEDNESDAY, May 8 (HealthDay News) -- Mutations in a gene involved in bone development appear to cause certain severe forms of bone loss, a finding that could lead to new therapies for the common bone-thinning disorder osteoporosis, researchers report.
Health Tip: Strengthen Your Bones
(HealthDay News) -- Working to build up bone strength will
benefit you later in life, especially into your senior years when
bone density naturally decreases.
Fit Kids May Dodge Fractures in Old Age
SATURDAY, March 23 (HealthDay News) -- Physically active
children may be at lower risk for fractures when they grow older,
according to a new study from Sweden. The findings add to evidence
that regular daily exercise can improve children's health now and
in the future, the researchers said.