Search Resources (English): Osteoporosis

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Red clover: Trifolium pratense  
http://nccam.nih.gov/health/redclover/
Provides basic information about the herb red clover, including common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Monograph series on aging-related diseases: osteoporosis  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/pphb-dgspsp/publicat/cdic-mcc/16-1/a_e.html
Discusses the causes, prevalence, and dangers of osteoporosis, particularly for women and seniors. Covers physiological risk factors, such as age and sex, as well as behavioural risk factors, such as diet and alcohol use. Includes references. (See Details)
Published: 1995
The myth of osteoporosis  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39499
Argues that osteoporosis is not as widespread a disease as reported, and that most of what you could do to prevent osteoporosis later in life has nothing to do with getting a test or taking a drug. (See Details)
Published: 2005
As time goes on (Inuinnaqtun)  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/pdf/publications/pauktuutit/Aging_n.pdf
Discusses health changes that occur to women as they age with particular emphasis on menopause and osteoporosis, in Inuinnaqtun. Does not take into account the 2002 guidelines on HRT. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Osteoporosis and bone densitometry : does the emperor have clothes?  
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/reprint/159/10/1261.pdf
Reviews research on the influence of bone mineral density measurements on women's decisions about medication to treat bone loss. Discusses controversies about the use of densitometry in Canada as well as symptoms, diagnosis, risk factors, treatment options, and costs. Includes links to related articles and references. (See Details)
Published: 1998
As time goes on  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/pdf/publications/pauktuutit/Aging_i.pdf
Discusses health changes that occur to women as they age with particular emphasis on menopause and osteoporosis. Does not take into account the 2002 guidelines on HRT. (See Details)
Published: 2002
As time goes on (Labradorimiut)  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/pdf/publications/pauktuutit/Aging_l.pdf
Discusses health changes that occur to women as they age with particular emphasis on menopause and osteoporosis, in Labradorimiut. Does not take into account the 2002 guidelines on HRT. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Take control of menopause: do the right thing, eat the right thing  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1990_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_4_Winter.pdf

This article asks what women have to look forward to about aging in our society. Explores ways that women can nurture themselves and each other in midlife. Shares a new approach to health problems related to menopause. 

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Published: 1990
Moving through menopause  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1990_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_4_Winter.pdf

This article promotes the effectiveness of exercise and nutrition as an alternative therapy for menopause and other health problems associated with aging. Suggests ways to strengthen the mind and body for optimal health and well-being. 


    


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Published: 1990
Osteoporosis  
http://nwhn.org/osteoporosis

Offers information about osteoporosis while looking critically at the evidence about it and at the pressure exerted on older women to prevent osteoporosis.

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Published: 2008