Does obesity during pregnancy impact the baby's chances of developing strong, healthy bones? No one knows for certain, but ongoing U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded studies at the Arkansas Children's ...
(HealthDay) -- Vitamin E may stimulate cells that result in bone loss, a new study suggests.
Not just important for building strong bones, an international team of scientists has found that vitamin D also plays an essential role in the body's fight against infections such as tuberculosis.
(Medical Xpress) -- New research from Queen Mary, University of London in collaboration with research groups in the USA sheds light on why gum disease can become more common with old age.
(HealthDay)—Older women who had their ovaries removed before menopause are at increased risk for bone loss and cardiovascular disease, according to a new study.
Thirty-two previously unidentified genetic regions associated with osteoporosis and fracture have been identified by a large, worldwide consortium of researchers, including Stanford Prevention Research Center chief John Ioannidis, ...
A new review of existing studies points toward a potential role for vitamin D in helping to prevent dental caries, or tooth decay.
A new study from engineering researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute shows, for the first time, how the little-understood protein osteocalcin plays a significant role in the strength of our bones. ...
Vitamin D is vital for making our muscles work efficiently and boosting energy levels, new research from Newcastle University has shown.
(Medical Xpress)—Marriage is good for the health of men's bones—but only if they marry when they're 25 or older, new UCLA research suggests.
Ballet dancers' bone health is under investigation in an attempt to understand the long associated risk of bone stress injury—responsible for shattering the careers of many talented performers.
(HealthDay)—As the population ages, experts expect the number of women with the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis to surge.
A high intake of supplemental calcium appears to be associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) death in men but not in women in a study of more 388,000 participants between the ages of 50 and 71 years, ...
Vitamin D has emerged as "the vitamin of the decade", with a long and growing list of maladies supposedly caused through its absence or prevented through its bountiful supply.
(Medical Xpress)—Helping others avoid the broken bones she had as a teenager motivated Wake Forest senior Aubrey Bledsoe to work with a health and exercise science professor to study bone health in athletes.