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The Paradox of Osteoporosis Irreversibility

Share/Bookmark Over 30 years ago I gave a paper at an osteoporosis meeting in Jerusalem titled “The Paradox of Irreversibility of Age-Related Bone Loss.” By  ”irreversibility” I meant that once the bone was lost there was not much that could … Continue reading

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What is Lactose Intolerance?

Share/Bookmark “… I know I should drink more milk, but I can’t. I am lactose intolerant …” Lactose is the name given to the sugar that is contained in milk. It’s what biochemists call a disaccharide, which means it is … Continue reading

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Calcium Scare a False Alarm

Share/Bookmark “I just don’t know what to do about my calcium …” This complaint has been heard thousands of times across North America these past two years, as women have turned to their illness-care providers for advice about protecting themselves … Continue reading

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