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Vitamin D: How much is too much of a good thing?

When bare skin is exposed to sunlight, it makes Vitamin D, which is needed by our bodies to absorb calcium and ensure strong, healthy bones. With bathing suit skin exposure, it only takes about 10-15 minutes of sun exposure ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study suggests more older women may benefit from bone drugs

A bone-strengthening drug given by IV every 18 months greatly lowered the risk of fracture in certain older women, a large study found. The results suggest these medicines might help more people than those who get them now ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How a Mediterranean diet could reduce osteoporosis

Eating a Mediterranean-type diet could reduce bone loss in people with osteoporosis—according to new research from the University of East Anglia.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Which bone measures predict fractures in postmenopausal women?

When investigators compared initial bone parameters with changes in those parameters over time in postmenopausal women, they found that initial measurements were significantly associated with women's risk of fracture. Rates ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

High dietary fiber protects against femoral neck bone loss

(HealthDay)—Higher dietary total fiber and fruit fiber is protective against bone loss at the femoral neck in men, according to a study published online Oct. 12 in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.

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