Physically active older adults enjoy a whole range of positive health benefits says a large evidence review.
Published in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, the review assessed the relationship between physical activity and health in adults aged 60 years or older. Continue reading
Use of the pain medication tramadol is linked with a higher risk of hip fracture compared with the use of other pain medications in an analysis of patients from the UK. Continue reading
Exposure to air pollution has a negative impact on bone health, says a study published in JAMA Network Open. Continue reading
Vegetarian diets – particularly vegan – are associated with lower bone mineral density values and could heighten the risk of fractures, says an evidence review in Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. Continue reading
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