The nopal cactus is high in levels of antioxidants and people take it for a variety of health-related reasons. New research in the Journal of Food Medicine suggests that women looking to improve their bone health should look elsewhere, however. Continue reading
Soy protein seems to have positive effects on bone metabolism and body composition, experts highlight in Food & Function.
We know that high cholesterol is associated with heart health and bone loss. And osteoporosis contributes to increased morbidity and mortality and is influenced by diet. Continue reading
Low-dose aspirin has been used as a blood thinning medicine for many years, helping prevent heart attack and stroke in people at high risk. Its benefits may extend further still as experts reveal that aspirin may preserve bone mineral density and reduce fracture risk. Continue reading
Body and mind are connected and we can’t treat one without treating the other – screen for depression and anxiety before hip surgery
Young people with hip pain should be screened for depression or anxiety before hip surgery is considered, experts recommend after their research shows that pre-operative depression and anxiety is linked to worse outcomes after surgery. Continue reading
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