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Curd or Yoghurt Stems Osteoporosis, Strengthens Bones Among Elderly: New Study

Curd (Dahi/Yoghurt) can significantly reduce osteoporosis among olde men and women and help them recover from calcium deficiency, said a new research supporting age-old Ayurvedic prescription of the food ingredient for a number of stomach ailments and knee problems. A study by Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, found yoghurt consumption leads to higher hip bone density and reduces the risk ...

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Osteoporosis Affects Male Smokers Too, Not Merely Female Disease: New Study

Osteoporosis, a bone disease, found mostly in women is likely to affect smoking males too, said a study done on middle-aged to elderly smokers, which may effectively reverse the current US guidelines that do not prescribe osteoporosis screening for men. The study found that smoking history and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) were the two major risk factors for low ...

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