Exercise Pills May Reduce Osteoporosis

April 13 2010

I'm not a fan of taking pills as a substitute for good eating or exercise habits. However, I'm making one exception.

"It's easy for doctors to tell osteoporosis patients that they need to get a good workout a few days each week, but the reality is that many patients are too frail to do so," says editor-in-chief of the FASEB journal, publisher of the research (you need to be a subscriber). Here's a free overview.

Wanna bet couch potatoes will be lining up for the drugs when they're available?

Category: Need to Know
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: Bones/Osteoporosis, Aging, Exercise