Weight-bearing exercises can increase bone density and promote bone formation in men, says new research in Bone. Continue reading
Ultrasound to speed up bone healing after fracture has little or no impact on pain or recovery time, experts highlight in the British Medical Journal. Continue reading
Denosumab, a drug used to treat osteoporosis, has performed well in a new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. Continue reading
Despite national recommendations for daily vitamin D intake, new research has found that found that just 48% of people report consistently taking vitamin D supplements after a hip fracture, even though it is a known treatment and preventative strategy for osteoporosis. 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.