Home > Medical > Osteoporosis > News News All sections in Osteoporosis » About Osteoporosis » FAQs » Health Tips » Living with Osteoporosis » New Breakthroughs » Osteoporosis News » Osteoporosis and Diet » Osteoporosis and Exercise » Osteoporosis in men » Real-life Story Milk may not protect men against hip fractures Research found that boys who consume more milk during their teenage years may actually have a higher risk of hip fractures as adults. Binge drinking impairs bone healing Physicians have long observed that binge drinking can significantly impair the healing process following a bone fracture. Post-menopausal women unaware of osteoporosis risk Worldwide, an estimated 200 million women are affected by osteoporosis and with an increasingly ageing population this number is set to rise dramatically. Test Calcium calculator » Ask Healthy Bones Expert » Quiz Am I nearing menopause? » Start A Health24 blog » Should you pop a calcium pill? Bone Up! Excess fat ups osteoporosis risk Excess fat in blood, muscle and the liver may increase the risk of osteoporosis, a new study suggests. Stomach CT scans find osteoporosis Doctors can use a patient's abdominal CT scans to also check for signs of the bone-weakening disease osteoporosis, according to a new study. No evidence vitamin D good for bones Older women shouldn't take vitamin D and calcium supplements to prevent broken bones, and there's not enough evidence to say whether it would help anyone else either. Teen smoking tied to increased osteoporosis risk Teenage girls who smoke accumulate less bone during a critical growth period and carry a higher risk of developing osteoporosis later in life, according to new research. Gene discoveries may help osteoporosis Scientists pinpoint mutation that appears to cause severe forms of bone loss. Risk with long-used osteoporosis drug US drug agency panel narrowly votes against benefits of decades-old bone strengthening drug. Broccoli is good for the bones A new study shows, for the first time, how the little-understood protein osteocalcin plays a significant role in the strength of our bones. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.