Bone mineral density is increased in persons under 35 who take calcium supplements, says a Chinese study

The study was recently published inĀ eLife. An key health worry as we age is osteoporosis, a condition where bones lose bone density and become porous and weaker. Fractures are more likely as a result of the illness, particularly to the wrists, hips, and spinal vertebrae. Osteoporosis often affects older women and is brought on by […]

An oral medication for a red blood cell dysfunction is approved as a consequence of phase 3 clinical trial findings

The outcomes of the randomised placebo-controlled ACTIVATE trial were released in the New England Journal of Medicine and were carried out by a global team that included researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital. The majority of people who have pyruvate kinase deficiency experience potentially fatal complications such iron overload in the liver and/or heart, osteoporosis, gallbladder […]

Study suggests daily prune consumption may reduce osteoporosis risk after menopause

By 2030, an estimated 13.6 million Americans over the age of 50 will have osteoporosis, a loss of bone strength caused by decreased mineral density in the bones. Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones become weak or brittle, increasing the risk of fracture. It can affect people of all ages, but it is more […]

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