New study finds links between vitamin D deficiencies and chronic pain.
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For older women, weight fluctuations can increase bone fracture risk
Older women, may be stuck in a catch-22 when it comes to protecting their bone health, with research pointing to any changes in weight — either weight gain or weight loss — increasing the risk for fractures.
Study: Running with age can improve walking efficiency
Regularly running gives older people a greater “walking economy,” on par with their younger selves, according to new research.
Is milk actually bad for your bones?
A new Swedish study finds that milk consumption may actually raise, rather than reduce, risks of bone fractures for women and mortality in both men and women.
More calcium could reduce diabetes risk
It’s no secret that calcium is vital to a healthy diet and overall well-being, but new research has shown it could also go a long way in reducing the risk for diabetes.
Screen time could hinder bone health in teens
A new study finds that spending too much time in front of computers, TVs and other screens can be detrimental to bone health in teenage boys.
Study: Drinking milk slows knee arthritis for women
New research found that the more milk — either low-fat or fat-free — a woman drank, the slower that osteoarthritis in their knees developed.
Study reveals new potential benefit of calcium and vitamin D postmenopause
Given that older women are particularly at risk for skeletal issues including osteoporosis, many are advised to take calcium supplements to counter bone degeneration.
Healthy gums may be key to happy joints, study finds
We all expect to experience a few aches and creaks as we get older, but rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a whole other ballgame.
Can magnesium help prevent hip fractures?
Researchers in Norway sought to determine if magnesium could influence the nation’s high rates of hip fractures.