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El tratamiento para los trastornos óseos se enfoca en fortalecer los huesos para lentificar la pérdida ósea

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: ¿Cuál es la diferencia entre osteoporosis y osteopenia? ¿Se tratan de manera diferente? RESPUESTA: La osteoporosis y la osteopenia son afecciones relacionadas entre sí y vinculadas a la salud ósea. La osteopenia puede preceder a la osteoporosis, pero no siempre. El tratamiento de estos trastornos es similar [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

Excess Vitamin a May Increase Risk of Osteoporosis

Excess Vitamin a May Increase Risk of Osteoporosis April 6, 2012 Dear Mayo Clinic: I've read that too much vitamin A can weaken bones. How much is too much? Answer: You are correct. Studies indicate that excess vitamin A stored in the body may increase the risk of reduced bone [...]

Created by Shawn Bishop

TUESDAY Q & A: Treatment for bone disorders focuses on strengthening bones, slowing bone loss

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What’s the difference between osteoporosis and osteopenia? Are they treated differently? ANSWER: Osteoporosis and osteopenia are related conditions connected to bone health. Osteopenia can be a precursor to osteoporosis, but that is not always the case. Treatment for these disorders is similar because the treatment goals for both are [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Discovery’s Edge Online Issue

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The latest online issue of Discovery's Edge, Mayo Clinic's research magazine, highlights three programs at Mayo Clinic that have changed medicine and the physician/researchers responsible. You may cite and link to this publication as often as you wish. Republication is allowed with proper attribution. Please include the [...]

Created by Bob Nellis

Osteoporosis Prevention: Mayo Clinic Radio

Do you know the incidence of osteoporosis fractures is greater than the annual incidence of heart disease and stroke combined? Also, that there are approximately 2 million fragility fractures per year and that number is expected to double by 2014? On Saturday, March 8,  we talk with Ann Kearns, M.D., Ph.D., and Sanjeev Kakar, M.D. about osteoporosis.  We'll discuss what it is, the [...]

Created by Joel Streed

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

Do you know the incidence of osteoporosis fractures is greater than the annual incidence of heart disease and stroke combined? Also, that there are approximately 2 million fragility fractures per year and that number is expected to double by 2014? Join us Saturday, March 8, at 9 a.m. CT, when we talk with Ann Kearns, M.D., Ph.D., and Sanjeev Kakar, [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Radio: Osteoporosis Prevention

Miss the show? Here is the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 3-8-2014 Do you know the incidence of osteoporosis fractures is greater than the annual incidence of heart disease and stroke combined? Also, that there are approximately 2 million fragility fractures per year and that number is expected to double [...]

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Mayo Clinic: Add Bone Deterioration to Diabetes Complications

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The list of complications from type 2 diabetes is long: vascular and heart disease, eye problems, nerve damage, kidney disease, hearing problems and Alzheimer's disease. Physicians have long thought of osteoporosis as another outcome. Based on a Mayo Clinic study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, that's confirmed: You can definitely [...]

Created by Bob Nellis

Mayo Clinic descubre que la artritis reumatoide incide mucho en el desempleo y en la muerte prematura

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 6 de julio de 2012.  En el ámbito de las enfermedades mortales e incapacitantes, las afecciones como el cáncer o la enfermedad de Alzheimer parecen atraer la atención de la mayoría de medios de comunicación; sin embargo, existen otras afecciones igual de complicadas y la artritis reumatoide [...]

Created by Emily Hiatt

Rheumatoid Arthritis Takes High Toll in Unemployment, Early Death

ROCHESTER, Minn. — June 26, 2012.  In the realm of deadly and disabling diseases, conditions such as cancer and Alzheimer's seem to attract the most media attention. But there are others that take a similarly high toll, and rheumatoid arthritis is one of them, Mayo Clinic researchers say. It is [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

Los problemas del tracto gastrointestinal inferior asedian a muchos con artritis reumatoide, descubre estudio de Mayo Clinic

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 11 de abril de 2012.  A la lista de las graves complicaciones que los pacientes con artritis reumatoide enfrentan hay que añadir problemas del tracto gastrointestinal inferior, tales como úlceras, sangrados y perforaciones. Estos pacientes corren más riesgo de presentar problemas gastrointestinales y consecuentemente fallecer que las [...]

Created by Emily Hiatt

Avoiding Osteoporosis

In this Medical Edge episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Shreyasee Amin offers tips on avoiding osteoporosis. To listen, click the link below. Avoiding Osteoporosis

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Diagnosing Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis, or bone loss becomes a bigger risk as we age.  In this Medical Edge Radio segment we hear from Mayo Clinic Dr. Shreyasee Amin about bone density testing. To listen, click the link below. Diagnosing Osteoporosis

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Dr. Bart Clarke on Osteoporosis

This Medical Edge Weekend episode features Mayo Clinic physician Dr. Bart Clarke discussing osteoporosis. Medical Edge Weekend 1-15-11

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Dr. Sundeep Khosla on Osteoporosis

This Saturday’s Mayo Clinic Medical Edge Weekend will feature Mayo Clinic endocrinologist Dr. Sundeep Khosla talking about eye concerns. Medical Edge Weekend 11-7-09

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New CDC Analysis Finds Nearly 1 in 4 US Adults Has Arthritis

It's an epidemic spreading steadily and painfully, joint by joint. Arthritis now afflicts nearly 1 in 4 American adults, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported Thursday. [CDC news release] It found that 22.7 percent of U.S. adults -  52.5 million people - have arthritis, and that 22.7 [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORY Supplements: Nutrition in a pill? Before taking vitamin and mineral supplements, understand what they will and won't do for you. EXPERT ANSWERS Sunburn treatment: Do I need medical attention? When might sunburn require medical attention? HEALTHY RECIPES Grilled chicken salad with buttermilk dressing Pasta with grilled [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Baby sunscreen: What's recommended? Blood clots Mediterranean diet: A heart-healthy eating plan Cardiac catheterization Osteoporosis

Created by Dana Sparks