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2014-05-21 20:21:58

EDMONTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - SinoVeda Canada Inc. today announces positive clinical results for EffectiCal® from its 24-week double-blind, randomized comparative clinical trial in post-menopausal women. The results showed that EffectiCal®, a supplement containing 300mg of calcium, was equally as effective as Caltrate® (600mg calcium) and vitamin D(3) in measurements of bone formation and bone resorption. Additionally, subjects in this study who received EffectiCal®...

2014-05-21 08:26:28

Thomas E. Levy, MD, addresses five myths about calcium that may be costing you your good health--and even your life HENDERSON, Nev., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From childhood on, we've all heard it: "Milk does a body good." And most of us accept this "truth" at face value. But Thomas E. Levy, MD, JD, says that not only is our country's commitment to calcium not bringing about the desired benefits; it's actively sabotaging our health. "Calcium is essential for bodily function, but...

2014-04-30 08:34:01

Women Encouraged to Focus on Bone Health as the Foundation of Beauty as They Age WHIPPANY, N.J., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Women have been fighting the superficial signs of aging since the beginning of time. But while they are nipping, tucking, moisturizing and concealing, all to combat the outward signs of aging, in a recent consumer survey nearly 3 out of 4 women (73%) said they believe that feeling their age would be worse than looking their age.(i) Today, Bayer HealthCare, the...

2014-03-05 23:24:50

The new "Tips On How To Improve Bone Density" article on the website Vkool.com delivers nutrition and lifestyle tips to enhance bone health naturally. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The new "Tips On How To Improve Bone Density" report on the site Vkool.com covers useful tips to build strong, healthy bones effectively. At the beginning of the report, people will get to know common bone disorders, such as arthritis, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. After...

2014-02-10 23:25:09

CDI Miami offers new procedures that detect skeletal health and prevent osteoporosis. Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Osteoporosis is typically an age-related disorder where bone density is lost slowly over time. The most common symptom is bone fracture; these occur in bone structures and situations where bones wouldn’t usually break. These “fragility fractures” usually occur in the spinal column, ribs, hips, and wrists, which are all points where complex joints and movement...

Kidney Stone Cases On The Rise In Women, Exercise May Help Reduce The Risk
2013-12-14 05:03:23

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a recent study, small amounts of physical activity may decrease a person’s risk for developing kidney stones. The researchers also discovered that eating too many calories can increase the risk. Research from the last decade has shown that, contrary to previous thought, kidney stones are a systemic problem. The connection to health problems such as obesity, diabetes, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease has...

2013-06-18 19:27:03

Taking calcium and vitamin D before exercise may influence how bones adapt to exercise, according to a new study. The results will be presented on Tuesday at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco. "The timing of calcium supplementation, and not just the amount of supplementation, may be an important factor in how the skeleton adapts to exercise training," said study lead author Vanessa D. Sherk, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Colorado Anschutz...

2013-05-24 23:14:26

Dr. Stuart H. Garber, D.C., Ph.D., and founder of Dr. Garber's Natural Solutions condition specific remedies offers sound advice on achieving and maintaining optimum bone health. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month. Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens the bones resulting in an increased risk of fracture. Dr. Stuart H. Garber, D.C., Ph.D., explains “Today osteoporosis affects more than 10 million Americans while another...

2013-02-21 23:02:22

Dr. Joel Buchalter offers tips for preventing Osteomalacia Carmel, NY (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 While osteomalacia is not well known, seniors should pay special attention to this easily preventable disease. Osteomalacia is a softening of the bones that is often caused by a vitamin D deficiency. In children, this condition is called rickets. “Osteomalacia is not the same as osteoporosis, another bone disorder that can also lead to fractures,” says Dr. Joel Buchalter, founding...

2012-10-01 17:00:06

A computerized approach to examining patient bone X-rays for diagnosis of osteoporosis could side-step the subjectivity associated with visual examination, according to a new research paper in the International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology published in October. Neelesh Kumar of the Central Scientific Instruments Organisation in Chandigarh, India, and colleagues recognized that the bone disorder osteoporosis is on the increase but that diagnosis using X-ray images of the...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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