Welcome To the OPUS Website!
Prevention Using Soy, OPUS,
is the multi-site, long-term research study on
the use of soy isoflavone supplement to prevent
bone loss in postmenopausal women.
Conducted by researchers at six university-related healthcare centers
and partners from industry, the project is dedicated to conducting research
using state-of-the-art techniques to determine the benefits, safety,
and correct dosages of soy isoflavone supplement.
This website contains information on the OPUS study and as well as
resources on osteoporosis, bone health and other issues related to women’s
To Order Osteoporosis & Soy Materials
Adult curriculum is available at the Texas Cooperative Extension Website:
Also available is the educational kit Standing on Your Own: Osteoporosis
and the Benefits of Soy Foods through the Texas Cooperative extention
http://tcebookstore.org - Item #B-6174
The OPUS study was funded by a grant from the Cooperative State
Research Education and Extension Service of the United States Department
USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center at
Baylor College of Medicine