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Obesity can aggravate bone and muscle loss

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 17:30

Did you know that obesity may result in deterioration of bone density and muscle mass? If not, pay heed, a study warns.

Vitamin D insufficiency linked to increased fracture risk in elderly women

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 16:07

A new study has shown that long-term low levels of vitamin D intake are associated with higher 10-year fracture risk in elderly women.

Vitamin D supplements not required for healthy people: Experts

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 23:37

According to experts,healthy people don`t need Vitamin D supplements.

Childhood fractures may affect bone density later

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 16:35

Certain fractures in early childhood may have implications for a kid`s long-term bone health, said a study.

Low Vitamin B-12 levels up risk of bone fractures in older men

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 08:15

According to a latest study, older men with low levels vitamin B12 are at a high risk of having bone fractures.

High heels can cause permanent injury

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 04, 2013, 14:12

High heels may cause permanent injury, with most women suffering pain in just over an hour of wearing height-enhancing footwear, a new study has found.

Being active during early years may help lower fracture risks in old age

Last Updated: Sunday, March 24, 2013, 13:39

Exercise interventions in childhood may be associated with lower fracture risks as people age, due to the increases in peak bone mass that occurs in growing children who perform regular physical activity, a new study has concluded.

Smoking prolongs fracture healing

Last Updated: Saturday, March 23, 2013, 13:00

A new study led by an Indian researcher from the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania corroborates early evidence showing that cigarette smoking leads to longer healing times and an increased rate of post-operative complication and infection for patients sustaining fractures or traumatic injuries to their bone.

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