Getting too little sleep is linked with a higher risk of having low bone mineral density and developing osteoporosis in older women says a large study in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.
Vitamins are essential for good health but beware of consuming more than recommended levels, experts warn in JAMA Network Open. Continue reading
Osteoporosis can be prevented by exercise, which also improves balance and so helps people avoid falls and fractures, says a new study in the Journal of Sport and Health Science. Continue reading
Older people seem to have an abundance of a protein called apolipoprotein (ApoE) that interferes with bone healing after fracture, according to a paper published in JCI Insight. The finding may explain why people’s bones take longer to heal as they age. Continue reading
The risk of breast cancer when using hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is higher than previously thought and continues when HRT is stopped, says a report in The Lancet. But Royal Osteoporosis Society experts say that HRT still has an important role to play in osteoporosis care. Continue reading