Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Poor Bone Health

TUESDAY, April 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with sleep apnea, a common sleep disorder, may be at increased risk for the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis, especially women and older people, a new study suggests.

Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study

MONDAY, April 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young people with epilepsy are more likely than kids without the neurological disorder to suffer broken bones or burns, a new large study from England finds.

Drinking Milk May Slow Knee Arthritis in Women, Study Finds

MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Milk may be a useful weapon against arthritis of the knee for women, but the same can't be said for yogurt or cheese, a new study says.

Teens' Screen Time May Affect Their Bone Health: Study

FRIDAY, April 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Spending too much time sitting in front of screens may be linked to poorer bone health in teen boys, according to a new study from Norway.

Jury Still Out on Benefits of Vitamin D

TUESDAY, April 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two new reports that analyzed research on vitamin D supplements found there's no reason to get excited yet about any possible health benefits.

Exercise in Youth Boosts Bone Strength Later: Study

FRIDAY, March 28 HealthDay News) -- Physical exercise at a young age increases bone health, and those benefits continue with age, a new study of baseball players finds.

New Repair Option for Compression Fractures in Spine

FRIDAY, March 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A tiny spinal fracture can turn an active person into a shut-in. Until now, patients with these compression fractures have had limited options, but a new procedure shows promise, researchers say.

Health Tip: Stay Comfortable in a Cast

(HealthDay News) -- Wearing a cast can be uncomfortable, and the wait for your injury to heal can seem long.

CT Scans Might Help Diagnose Gout in Some Cases

WEDNESDAY, March 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- CT scans can help detect gout that's been missed by the current standard testing method, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Maintaining Healthy Joints

(HealthDay News) -- Taking good care of your joints can help prevent pain, stiffness and other common symptoms of arthritis as you get older.