Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: 'We could see her lungs through her skin' > Health-in-Motion 11 July 2016 Brittle bone disease Osteoporosis – brittle bone disease – isn’t just a problem for women. In the USA, for instance, almost 1.5 million men over the age of 65 suffer from the condition and a further 3.5 million are at risk of developing it. If you’re 50 and male, you should ask your doctor to assess you for osteoporosis during your annual check-up. Some of the factors that may increase a man’s risk of osteoporosis include gastrointestinal disease, a family history of the illness and use of prescription steroids and prostate cancer drugs. 0 More: Daily Dose: 'We could see her lungs through her skin' Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Lifestyle What drinking 8 or more beers a week does to your brain Fitness This rape victim is helping survivors worldwide Partner Content Bringing life-changing tech to SA healthcare countrywide Fitness The 5 biggest mistakes made by weightlifters Diet and nutrition Are you making this huge weight-loss mistake? Lifestyle Everything you need to know about bone density tests From our sponsors Discover treatments that can help reduce acne Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Fill in our quick and easy survey and stand a chance of winning a R2000 voucher! What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Watch out! » Gross fungal infections you can pick up at the gym You go to gym to exercise. But make sure the only thing you pick up is a dumbbell and not one of these gross fungal infections. Holiday health » Your 10-step asthma holiday checklist Don’t let asthma ruin your summer holiday. Whether you are travelling or embracing the summer at home, make sure you plan ahead.