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After I fell and fractured my shoulder, I learned that there are many issues to consider in addition to the fall and the fracture.
Modern approaches to strength training tailored for women can result in significant metabolic benefits without bulking you up. Here's the evidence.
Despite being a physician, trained in endocrinology, and now pretty up-to-date on the treatment of osteoporosis, I just could not bring myself to tell my physician that I would take bisphosphonates. Why is that?
Not only are we failing to reduce overall use of drugs associated with fractures, but only a fraction of people who are eligible for prescriptions for bone strengthening drugs are getting them.
Osteoporosis is known to increase the risk of fragility fractures, but, many people don't know that they have low bone density until they break a bone.
Based on skimpy evidence, we rushed to conclusions about vitamin E supplementation that were later shown to be inaccurate at best.