Navigation Links
Beauty queens urge girls not to sacrifice their bones

and sufficient exercise, in building bone strength and mass. He also pointed out that certain lifestyle activities, such as eating disorders, smoking and excessive alcohol consumption, can be detrimental to bone health.

The "IOF Beauties and the Bones" event is part of the lead-in to World Osteoporosis Day 2005, celebrated worldwide on October 20, which this year features the theme "Move it or Lose it" - the role of exercise in building strong bones". The theme for World Osteoporosis Day 2006 will be "Bone Appetit-the importance of nutrition in bone health".

Osteoporosis, in which the bones become fragile and break easily, is one of the world's most devastating and common chronic diseases. It strikes one in three women over 50 worldwide (more than breast cancer) and one in five men (more than prostate cancer).

At a related media seminar, IOF released a new publication "Move it or Lose it" which looks at the impact of weight-bearing exercise on building strong bones. Professor Helmut Minne, an IOF Board member and author of the report, noted that, among many dramatic conclusions, in girls the bone tissue accumulated during the ages of 11-13 roughly equals the amount of bone lost during the 30 years following menopause. Also, in one study, the most physically active young girls gain about 40% more bone mass than the least active girls of the same age. "Older people also benefit," he noted, pointing out that "exercising your back during middle-age can help prevent the vertebrae from weakening or fracturing when people get older".

The "IOF Beauties and the Bones" event was held in conjunction with the biennial IOF World Wide Conference of Osteoporosis Patient Societies. This event, also held in Bangkok, marks the first time that such a gathering has taken place in Asia. Some 200 delegates from IOF member national osteoporosis societies in more than 50 countries are expected to attend.

"It is particularly important that we ar
'"/>

Source:International Osteoporosis Foundation


Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Beauty and the brain
2. Sexual cooperation: Mating increases longevity in ant queens
3. Bad blood between boys and girls
4. 20-year study shows significant rise in childhood obesity, especially among girls
5. African amphibians make extreme parental sacrifice: The skin off their backs
6. Priming embryonic stem cells to fulfill their promise
7. Protein offers way to stop microscopic parasites in their tracks
8. Flocking together: Study shows how animal groups find their way
9. Where bacteria get their genes
10. Chickadees can help humans get their bearings
11. Bacteria use hosts immune response to their competitive advantage
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Beauty queens urge girls not sacrifice their bones

(Date:8/20/2014)... have discovered that acral melanomas the rare type of ... are genetically distinct from other more common types of skin ... the journal Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research . , ... soles of the feet, nail-beds and other hairless parts of ... not caused by UV damage from the sun. , The ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... rugs and plastic bags could one day be made ... petroleum, scientists are now reporting. The novel process they ... deal with its agricultural and plastic waste problems, appear ... Athanassiou, Ilker S. Bayer and colleagues at the Italian ... constantly growing. In 2012, its production reached 288 million ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... (PS1) absorbs light and its energy is finally ... biomass. Photovoltaic devices, mostly build from silicon based ... One approach for the development of cheaper and ... the isolated membrane protein complexes of photosynthesis. Prof. ... PS1 from thermophilic cyanobacteria that live in a ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Scientists learn more about rare skin cancer that killed Bob Marley 2A semi-artificial leaf faster than 'natural' photosynthesis 2
... -- A new study led by Florida State University ... more flowers in response to only slight increases in ... clouds and rainfall affect the number of flowers that ... an effect over short-term seasonal growth, but longer-term changes ...
... Small and large-scale farmers in Riau province, Sumatra, have ... and parts of Malaysia. But scientists in Indonesia have ... buy unregulated access to land for oil palm and ... Scientists at the World Agroforestry Centre, who have been ...
... 8 July 2013: Egg donation is now one of ... treatment. Because this growing trend may circumvent regulations at ... also become one of the most controversial. Yet little ... eggs in overseas clinics - their characteristics, their motivation ...
Cached Biology News:Temperature increases causing tropical forests to blossom, according to study 2Less haze in Singapore as the cause becomes clearer and more complex 2Egg donation in European clinics: Why do women do it? 2Egg donation in European clinics: Why do women do it? 3
(Date:8/18/2014)... -- TNI BioTech, Inc. (OTC-BB: TNIB) ("we" or the ... of innovative therapies for autoimmune diseases in emerging nations, ... notice of TNI BioTech,s annual meeting of September 4, ... Griffin , founder and CEO of TNI BioTech Inc. ... the Annual Meeting. On behalf of our employees and ...
(Date:8/18/2014)... 2014 China is increasingly being ... clinical research industry. Clinicaltrial.gov statistics highlight the popularity ... aging population; a high increase in infectious diseases; ... populated pool of patients and a track record ... points, China also presents challenges for the clinical ...
(Date:8/16/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 ... Consulting industry provide guidance and advisory services ... scientific and technical issues. Industry services are highly ... markets. Therefore, industry services range from geological and ... expansion plans. “Consequently, over the past five years, ...
(Date:8/16/2014)... have found a way to make atomic-force microscope probes ... as small as the weight of an individual virus. ... National University (ANU), hinges on using laser beams to ... , "The level of sensitivity achieved after cooling is ... a large virus that is 100 billion times lighter ...
Breaking Biology Technology:TNI BioTech Inc., provides 2nd Notice of Annual Meeting September 4, 2014 2TNI BioTech Inc., provides 2nd Notice of Annual Meeting September 4, 2014 3TNI BioTech Inc., provides 2nd Notice of Annual Meeting September 4, 2014 4China – Land of Opportunities & Challenges for the Clinical Research Industry, New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks 2Scientific and Economic Consulting in Canada Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld 2Scientific and Economic Consulting in Canada Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld 3Laser makes microscopes way cooler 2
... (TSX: GEN),a company focused on developing molecular diagnostic ... early detection of diseases and personalized,health management, today ... design and development of in-vitro diagnostic (IVD) test,kits ... in a laboratory,setting, has met the requirements of ...
... Sweden, March 11 Mentice AB, a leading,supplier of ... has recently appointed James Ruscoe as Chairman of the ... Mr. Ruscoe graduated from Oxford University and brings ... He also serves as CEO and,board member of several ...
... March 11 Proteome Systems Ltd. (ASX: PXL),CEO ... a panel with world health,leaders in Washington DC ... the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and organised ... Biotechnology Industry Organization.,[March 10-12, 2008]., http://pgh.bio.org/opencms/PGH/2008/program/program.jsp , ...
Cached Biology Technology:GeneNews receives ISO 13485 accreditation 2Mentice AB Announces Leadership Changes Within Its Worldwide Operations 2The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, BIO, and Bio Ventures for Global Health Invite Proteome Systems' CEO to Speak on TB Diagnostics Solutions At Partnering for Global Health Forum, Washington D.C. 2The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, BIO, and Bio Ventures for Global Health Invite Proteome Systems' CEO to Speak on TB Diagnostics Solutions At Partnering for Global Health Forum, Washington D.C. 3
Rabbit Anti-Human Secretory Carrier Membrane Protein 2 (SCAMP2 Polyclonal AntibodyOther Sub-Family: not assigned-Other Applications: Western Blot...
Parathyroid Hormone Receptor 2 [PTHR2]...
... Spin Columns contain a proprietary high-performance desalting ... desalting and protein-recovery characteristics compared to other ... as 25 g/ml of protein can be ... 95% retention of salts and other small ...
... caudal-related homeobox family, is an intestine-specific transcription ... in intestinal epithelial cells. It plays an ... phenotype of differentiated villus enterocytes as well ... Clone CDX2-88 reacts with a conserved epitope ...
Biology Products: