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Osteoporosis

On Osteoporosis

13 years, 11 months ago

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Posted on Oct 18, 2004, 4 a.m. By Bill Freeman

(From the Life Extension Foundation News). Varying forms of bone loss might be the next widespread age-related condition to recieve much more attention and research funding. "Osteoporosis and other bone diseases, such as Paget's disease and osteogenesis imperfecta can lead to a downward spiral in physical health and quality of life, including losing the ability to walk, stand up, or dress, and can lead to premature death.
(From the Life Extension Foundation News). Varying forms of bone loss might be the next widespread age-related condition to recieve much more attention and research funding. "Osteoporosis and other bone diseases, such as Paget's disease and osteogenesis imperfecta can lead to a downward spiral in physical health and quality of life, including losing the ability to walk, stand up, or dress, and can lead to premature death." While the article focuses on old school strategies of prevention and nutrition, there are signs that medical science could do far better. "Thirty years ago, doctors thought weak bones and osteoporosis were a natural part of aging, but today we know they are not." Supporting research into age-related conditions is a vital part of ensuring your future health and longevity.

View the Article Under Discussion: http://www.lef.org/news/LefDailyNews.htm?NewsID=1188&Section=NUTRITION
Read More Longevity Meme Commentary: http://www.longevitymeme.org/news/
http://www.longevitymeme.org/news/view_news_item.cfm?news_id=1257

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