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Condition of the Week: Osteoporosis

Category: Wellness

The term Osteoporosis translates to “porous bone”. This disease occurs when the body is unable to make new bone as fast as it is breaking down old bone. This leads to fragile and porous bones that fracture easily. The population most affected by this condition are women and men over the age of 65.

Research has shown that testing for osteoporosis is currently ineffective. In many cases, the tests are not able to predict the risk of falls and/or fractures, leading to...

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