Tag: Bone density

Probiotic LGG and Butyrate Rapidly Increase Bone Density

Probiotic LGG and Butyrate Rapidly Increase Bone Density Probiotics increase bone volume in healthy mice “We were surprised by the potency of the gut microbiome in regulating bone and by the complexity of the mechanism of action of probiotics,” Pacifici says. “In general, there is a lot of interest in the concept that the gut…

Probiotics can protect the skeletons of older women

Probiotics can protect the skeletons of older women Among older women who received probiotics, bone loss was halved compared to women who received only a placebo. The research opens the door to a new way to prevent fractures among the elderly. Anna G. Nilsson, Daniel Sundh, Fredrik Bäckhed, Mattias Lorentzon. Lactobacillus reuteri reduces bone loss…

Magnesium may be as important to kids’ bone health as calcium

17 May 2013 Study shows magnesium intake, absorption significantly associated with bone density in children WASHINGTON, DC – Parents are advised to make sure their children drink milk and eat other calcium-rich foods to build strong bones. Soon, they also may be urged to make sure their kids eat salmon, almonds and other foods high…

Building healthy bones takes guts : Lactobacillus reuteri, significant increase in bone density after four weeks

25 FEB 2013 In what could be an early step toward new treatments for people with osteoporosis, scientists at Michigan State University report that a natural probiotic supplement can help male mice produce healthier bones. Interestingly, the same can’t be said for female mice, the researchers report in the Journal of Cellular Physiology. “We know…

New evidence on how compound found in red wine can help prevent cancer

10 DEC 2012 International conference at the University of Leicester will show how resveratrol can prevent cancer, heart disease and diabetes University of Leicester scientists will present groundbreaking new evidence about how a chemical found in red wine can help prevent cancer on Wednesday, December 5. Experts from around the world are set to attend…

Cold Hands and Feet a Possible Remedy – Polyphenol Oligonol a pilot study

Cold Hands and Feet a Possible Remedy – Polyphenol Oligonol a pilot study * Effect of Lychee Fruit Extract (Oligonol) on Peripheral Circulation, a Pilot July 2014 -All 6 subjects completed the study. After 30 minutes following Oligonol ingestion, thermographic measurements showed a significant temperature increase in the right palm in the Oligonol group compared…

Resveratrol boosts spinal bone density

Public Release: 16-Oct-2014 Resveratrol boosts spinal bone density in men with metabolic syndrome Study suggests compound found in red wine has potential as osteoporosis treatment Washington, DC—Resveratrol, a natural compound found in red wine and grapes, increased spinal bone density in men with metabolic syndrome and could hold promise as a treatment for osteoporosis, according…

Researchers discover age of onset of puberty predicts adult osteoporosis risk

Publicreleasedate: 28-Jan-2011 Later puberty results in lower bone mass and increases risk of fracture LOS ANGELES (January 27, 2011) – A team of researchers led by Vicente Gilsanz, MD, PhD, director of Clinical Imaging at The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, determined that the onset of puberty was the primary influence on…

Taking a break from osteoporosis drugs can protect bones

Public release date: 18-Nov-2010 – Researchers found that bone  density remained stable for three years in patients who took a drug holiday from bisphosphonates, a popular class of osteoporosis drugs that can cause fractures in the thigh bones and tissue decay in  the jaw bone. – patients can relatively safely discontinue their treatment for at…

Common osteoporosis drug slows formation of new bone

Contact: Jenni Glenn Gingery jgingery@endo-society.org 301-941-0240 The Endocrine Society Study results suggest combination treatments may be needed to stop bone loss, fuel growth Chevy Chase, MD––Although the drug zoledronic acid slows bone loss in osteoporosis patients, it also boosts levels of a biomarker that stops bone formation, according to a recent study accepted for publication…

Common osteoporosis drug slows formation of new bone

Contact: Jenni Glenn Gingery jgingery@endo-society.org 301-941-0240 The Endocrine Society Study results suggest combination treatments may be needed to stop bone loss, fuel growth Chevy Chase, MD––Although the drug zoledronic acid slows bone loss in osteoporosis patients, it also boosts levels of a biomarker that stops bone formation, according to a recent study accepted for publication…

Osteoporosis Drugs, Reduce Fracture Risk by ONLY 0.9% according to studies

Contact: Emma Dickinson edickinson@bmj.com 44-020-738-36529 BMJ-British Medical Journal Value of drugs for pre-osteoporosis exaggerated Drugs for pre-osteoporosis: Prevention or disease-mongering? Public release date: 17-Jan-2008 A series of recent scientific publications have exaggerated the benefits and underplayed the harms of drugs to treat pre-osteoporosis or “osteopenia” potentially encouraging treatment in millions of low risk women, warn…

Vitamin K1 may protect against fracture and cancer in postmenopausal women with osteopenia, but not stem BMD

Public release date: 13-Oct-2008   In a randomized controlled trial called the “Evaluate the Clinical use of vitamin K Supplementation in Postmenopausal Women with Osteopenia” (ECKO) trial, Angela Cheung and colleagues at the University of Toronto found that a high dose daily vitamin K1 supplement did not protect against age-related bone mineral density (BMD) decline.…