Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis

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

Learn about the prevention, detection and treatment of osteoporosis.


Osteoporosis

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

Find osteoporosis information for women. Also in PDF|412 KB.


MedlinePlus: Osteoporosis

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

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


Osteoporosis Overview

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Learn about the basics osteoporosis, including causes and risks, symptoms, prevention and treatment, 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.

Parents, find out what you can do now to keep your kids bones strong as they get older.


NIH Senior Health: Osteoporosis

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

Understand osteoporosis in older adults, including risk factors, warning signs, treatment, and research.


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.


Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet: Calcium

DHHS. NIH. Office of Dietary Supplements.

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


Osteoporosis and African American Women

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

Also in PDF|154 KB.


Osteoporosis and Asian American Women

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

Also in PDF|151 KB.


Osteoporosis and Hispanic Women

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

Also in PDF|153 KB.


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.


Best Bones Forever™

American Bone Health

The Office on Women’s Health (OWH) launched Best Bones Forever! in 2009 to encourage girls ages 9 to 14 and their friends to “grow strong together, stay strong forever!”


Best Bones Forever™ - for Parents

American Bone Health

Parents, find information on how to help your girls develop lifelong bone-healthy habits.