Natural Health Science News The latest news and top resources on natural health.

Bones Density

Red clover improves blood flow, bone density and alleviates menopause symptoms

Posted February 26, 2014

Red clovers make beautiful flowers that can now be found just about anywhere in the US although they originally came from Europe, Africa and Northern Asia. The plants are believed to help soils by adjusting their nitrogen levels, thus making them ideal for guaranteeing better soil fertility and overall quality.

Read More

Effect of calcium phosphate and vitamin D3 supplementation on bone remodelling and metabolism of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and iron

Posted January 24, 2014

The aim of the present study was to determine the effect of calcium phosphate and/or vitamin D3 on bone and mineral metabolism.

Read More

Bone Density Higher in Blacks, Vitamin D Lower

Posted November 21, 2013

Black Americans had lower levels of total 25-hydroxyvitamin D and vitamin D-binding protein than whites, but they had similar levels of bioavailable 25-hydroxyvitamin D and higher bone density, a population-based cohort study reported.

Read More

Calcium, Vitamin D Improve Bone Density in Patients Taking Antiepileptic Drugs

Posted November 8, 2013

A recent prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial reports that calcium and vitamin D supplementation improves bone density in a group of male veterans with epilepsy who were treated chronically with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). The results published in Epilepsia, a journal of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), suggest that risedronate, a bisphosphonate, may help to prevent new vertebral fractures when taken with calcium and vitamin D supplementation.

Read More

Recipe For Strong Teen Bones: Exercise, Calcium And Vitamin D

Posted October 29, 2013

It’s really only a sliver of time when humans build the bulk of their skeleton. At age 9, the bones start a big growth spurt. And by the time puberty ends, around 14 or 15 years old, the adult-sized skeleton is all but done, about 90 percent complete.

Read More

Calcium plus vitamin D modestly reduced fracture risk, not linked to increased CV risk

Posted October 9, 2013

In a meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials, calcium plus vitamin D only modestly reduced fracture risk and was not associated with increased risk for cardiovascular disease outcomes, according to data presented by Jacqueline R. Center, MBBS, PhD, FRACP, at ASBMR 2013.

Read More

New study shows vitamin D-related “molecular switches” predict childhood bone mass

Posted August 28, 2013

University of Southampton researchers have demonstrated that the degree to which a gene related to vitamin D action is switched on or off, when measured at birth, predicts bone density of the child at four years of age.

Read More

Zinc Improves Total Body Bone Mass in Young Patients with Thalassemia Major

Posted August 25, 2013

In a randomized, placebo-controlled study involving 42 subjects with thalassemia major (Thal) and low bone mass, out of which 32 completed the study (of whom 81% were transfusion dependent), supplementation with zinc (25 mg/d) was associated with significant increases in plasma zinc levels and furthermore, significantly greater increases in whole body bone mineral content were found in the zinc group versus the placebo group, after 18 months.

Read More

Seven Superfood Duos for Strong Bones and Reduced Cancer Risk

Posted August 21, 2013

You have heard of dream teams in sports. But how about powerful pairs when it comes to food? Learn about dynamic duos of superfoods that can enhance your health dramatically. “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” ― Aristotle. That famous quote is true for many aspects of life, from teams at work to family members at home. And it’s also true for a variety of superfoods. As described here, by combining specific types of food, you can boost their benefit without boosting your calories.

Read More

New study shows vitamin D-related ‘molecular switches’ predict childhood bone mass

Posted August 16, 2013

Researchers at the MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, have demonstrated that the degree to which a gene related to vitamin D action is switched on or off, when measured at birth, predicts bone density of the child at four years of age.

Read More
Page 1 of 3123