Food & Drink
Magnesium could be essential for preventing fractures, says a team from the UK and Finland.
Although we know that magnesium is an essential nutrient and an important component of the bone, no study has shown its effect on bone fractures. Continue reading
People receiving methotrexate can drink moderate amounts of alcohol without risking liver damage, according to a new study published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
Methotrexate is often to prevent or limit disability and joint damage associated with rheumatoid arthritis. Continue reading
Vitamin D supplements and dairy foods (together) improve bone density and prevent bone loss in older people
Taking vitamin D supplements and consuming specific dairy foods such as milk, cheese and yogurt is associated with higher bone density in the spine and is protective of bone loss in the hip among older adults, experts report in The Journal of Nutrition.
Healthy diet cuts risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis in women under 55 years old, experts discover
Women with the healthiest diets are the least likely to encounter rheumatoid arthritis, says research in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
People with inflammatory arthritis may experience benefits from dietary therapy and the risks appear to be low, says a study in Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine. The research team does not suggest that dietary therapy is used instead of mainstream medicine, however. Continue reading