Microbiome-induced reductions in bone tissue strength is linked to changes in vitamin production by gut microbes.
Researchers working with a group of postmenopausal women found that a technology using casein to encapsulate calcium nanoparticles reduced GI issues compared with more conventional calcium carbonate or calcium citrate supplements.
It may be ineffective on its own, but vitamin D taken in combination with calcium could be the key to reducing the risk of fracture.
A Probi-funded study highlights the link between the use of probiotics and reduced bone loss in post-menopausal women.
There were no links found between dietary calcium intake and rates of bone loss in men, according to a recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition. Experts who commented on the study independently found the study flawed.
Bone Mineral Density (BMD) and rates of bone loss showed no association with dietary calcium intake in men, according to a recent study in British Journal of Nutrition.
The Norwegian Research Council will fund a four year study to explore the relationship between calcium metabolism and vitamin K2, says NattoPharma.
Doses of soluble corn fiber may boost calcium retention for postmenopausal women by up to 7%, says a new study from Purdue University and Indiana University.
A combination of vitamin D, resistance exercise and adequate energy intake may help astronauts maintain their bone health for up to six months in low gravity conditions, says a new study from NASA.
Soy supplements show no menopause benefit, says research
Soy isoflavone shows no benefits in terms of reducing bone loss, or menopausal symptoms, according to new research.
High-protein diets may cause bone loss in older women, study
Post-menopausal women following high-protein diets to lose weight may be at a higher risk of osteoporosis – and calcium supplementation does not help, finds a new study.
NASA examines omega-3 for bone health during space flight
Supplements of omega-3 EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) may protect against bone loss during weightlessness, according to a new study from NASA.
Antioxidants plus exercise may boost bones in older women
A combination of antioxidant supplements and resistance training may protect against bone loss in postmenopausal women, suggests a new study from Canada.
Carotenoids may boost bone health: Study
Antioxidant pigments from plants may protect against bone loss in older men and women, according to a new study funded by the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service.
Blueberries may cut osteoporosis link, for rats at least
An increased intake of blueberries may prevent the weakening of
bones that occurs after the menopause, suggests a new study with
Vitamin D3 may not prevent bone loss in black women
A new study at Winthrop University Hospital indicates that vitamin
D3 supplementation may not prevent bone loss in postmenopausal
African-American women, writes Jess Halliday.
HRT risks raise threat from osteoporosis
The rapid decline in the use of HRT, along with a general lack of
nationalised screening programmes and an ageing population, may
lead to a significant increase in the prevalence of osteoporosis,
according to a new report.
Vitamin K supplements to slow bone loss in Crohn's patients?
Vitamin K supplementation should be investigated as a way of
slowing bone loss among people with the inflammatory bowel
condition Crohn's disease, say Irish researchers.
Isoflavone impact linked to diet and weight
Factors such as a women's weight or calcium intake may play a vital
role in the extent to which soy isoflavones can improve bone health
among postmenopausal women, suggests new research.
Vitamin B12 levels linked to bone loss
Older women with low levels of vitamin B12 are more likely to
experience rapid bone loss, according to new research, which helps
to establish the importance of the vitamin in bone health.
Soy isoflavones may protect bones in older women
Soy isoflavones could help women with low bone mineral content
prevent hip fractures in postmenopause years, suggest Chinese
researchers in this month's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology
Coffee increases bone loss in elderly women
Bone loss in heavy coffee drinking elderly women may be greater
than their non-drinking friends, a new study suggests