News tagged with bone health
Related topics: vitamin d , bone density , osteoporosis , postmenopausal women , bone
A new review of existing studies points toward a potential role for vitamin D in helping to prevent dental caries, or tooth decay.
Dentistry Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
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, ...
Genetics Apr 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In a comparison of the effect of different dosages of vitamin D supplementation in breastfed infants, no dosage raised and maintained plasma concentrations within a range recommended by some pediatric societies. However, ...
Health Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have discovered that eating mushrooms containing Vitamin D2 can be as effective at increasing and maintaining vitamin D levels (25–hydroxyvitamin D) as taking ...
Health Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Vitamin D is vital for making our muscles work efficiently and boosting energy levels, new research from Newcastle University has shown.
Medical research Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Unusually high calcium levels in the blood can almost always be traced to primary hyperparathyroidism, an undertreated, underreported condition that affects mainly women and the elderly, according to a new study by UCLA researchers.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
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, ...
Cardiology Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
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. ...
Medical research Dec 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Postmenopausal women suffered significant bone density loss in their hip after they were treated with an epidural steroid injection for back pain relief, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Administering to patients stem cells derived from their own bone marrow either three or seven days after a heart attack is safe but does not improve heart function six months later, according to a clinical trial supported ...
Cardiology Nov 05, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Daily sessions of whole-body vibration may combat prediabetes in adolescents, dramatically reducing inflammation, average blood glucose levels and symptoms such as frequent urination, researchers report.
Diabetes Oct 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Drinking a moderate amount of alcohol as part of a healthy lifestyle may benefit women's bone health, lowering their risk of developing osteoporosis.
Health Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) are molecules produced in the skin to fend off infection-causing microbes. Vitamin D has been credited with a role in their production and in the body's overall immune response, ...
Medical research May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The typical naked mole rat lives 25 to 30 years, during which it shows little decline in activity, bone health, reproductive capacity and cognitive ability. What is the secret to this East African rodent's ...
Medical research May 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(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.
Immunology Apr 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |