The evidence about exercise reducing risk of falls in older people is now so strong that plans need to be made and implemented, says research in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Continue reading
Stock up on vitamin E rich foods after a study found that alpha-tocopherol (a type of vitamin E) can help maintain bone mineral density. Continue reading
Regular use of prescription drugs for pain and/or sleep leads to risk of frailty in older adults says a large study in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society. Continue reading
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