Osteoporosis

NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases ~ National Resource Center logo Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center

DHHS. NIH. NIAMS. Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases - National Resource Center.

Information on metabolic bone diseases, including osteoporosis, Paget's disease of the bone, osteogenesis imperfecta, and hyperparathyroidism.


Osteoporosis Overview

DHHS. NIH. NIAMS. Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases ~ National Resource Center.

Describes osteoporosis and issues related to its prevention, detection and treatment. Also in PDF|160 KB.


Osteoporosis

DHHS. OWH. National Women's Health Information Center.

Osteoporosis information for women. Also in PDF|400 KB.


MedlinePlus: Osteoporosis

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Provides links to the latest news and research on osteoporosis, including those nutrition-related. Also in Spanish.


MedlinePlus: Osteoporosis

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Information related to osteoporosis, including causes and risks, symptoms, treatments, complications, and more. Also in Spanish.


Kids and Their Bones: A Guide for Parents

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.

Provides answers to commonly asked questions about children's bone growth and development. Also includes information on helping children eat more calcium rich foods.


Elderly woman NIH Senior Health - Osteoporosis

DHHS. NIH. National Institute on Aging; National Library of Medicine.

Online resource with information and videos for seniors about osteoporosis, including risk factors, warning signs, treatment and research, and more.


Osteoporosis in Men

DHHS. NIH. NIAMS. Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases - National Resource Center.

Osteoporosis is a concern for men as well as women. Find out more. Also in PDF|161 KB.


Powerful Bones, Powerful Girls Campaign Logo Best Bones Forever™

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Site for young girls featuring games, quizzes, e-postcards, and ideas for increasing calcium consumption. Part of the National Bone Health Campaign to promote optimal bone health and reduce the risk of osteoporosis.


Best Bones Forever™ - for Parents

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Provides information to parents on how to help young girls develop lifelong bone-healthy habits.


Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet: Calcium

DHHS. NIH. Office of Dietary Supplements.

Information on the functions of calcium in promoting health, food sources, recommended intakes, deficiency, and excess.


Milk Matter logo Milk Matters

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.

A public health education campaign to promote calcium consumption among tweens and teens, especially during the ages of 11 to 15, a time of critical bone growth.


Osteoporosis and African American Women

DHHS. NIH. The NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases. National Resource Center.

This fact sheet defines osteoporosis, its risk factors, prevention and treatment, as well as issues of special concern to African American women. Also in PDF|128 KB.


Osteoporosis and Asian American Women

DHHS. NIH. The NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases ~ National Resource Center.

This fact sheet defines osteoporosis, its risk factors, prevention and treatment, as well as issues of special concern to Asian American women. Also in PDF|133 KB.


Osteoporosis and Hispanic Women

DHHS. NIH. The NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases ~ National Resource Center.

This fact sheet defines osteoporosis, its risk factors, prevention and treatment, as well as issues of special concern to Hispanic women. Also in PDF|131 KB.


Boning Up on Navajo Food Habits

USDA. Agricultural Research Service.

Discusses the reasons why Native Americans have denser bones and lower bone-fracture rates than Caucasians. Also in PDF|98 KB.


Keeping Bones Strong and Healthy: Let's Talk About Osteoporosis

DHHS. National Institutes of Health.

News in Health article that discusses osteoporosis prevention and bone preservation.


Vitamin A and Bone Health

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.

Discover the importance of Vitamin A in your diet as well as food sources and recommended intakes.