Items Tagged ‘fractures’

February 26, 2013

Gov’t panel: Calcium, vitamin D pills don’t prevent fractures in otherwise healthy older women

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

The main caution: These recommendations aren’t for people at high risk of weak bones, including older adults who have previously broken a bone and are at risk for doing so again, said Dr. Sundeep Khosla of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. Those people should consult a doctor, said Khosla, a bone specialist […]

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Tags: American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, broken bone, calcium, Dr. Sundeep Khosla, fractures, Star Tribune, vitamin D, weak bones

February 3, 2012

New Heart Failure Risks: Fractures and Memory Problems

By Mystery User

Two new studies shine a light on some lesser known consequences of heart failure: fractures and memory problems. About 5 million people in the U.S. have heart failure, according to the American Heart Association…Martha Grogan, MD, says the new studies tell us two important things about heart failure that we didn’t know before.  Now “we […]

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Tags: american heart association, fractures, heart failure, Martha Grogan, Mayo Medical School, memory problems

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