Greater Calcium, Vitamin D Intake Could Save Billions in Healthcare Costs from Bone Fractures
A new analysis finds that more widespread use of calcium and vitamin D supplements could save nearly $4.3 billion per year in EU healthcare costs stemming from bone fractures caused by osteoporosis.
People with Arthritis More Likely to Take Dietary Supplements, Study Finds
A new study finds that 62.5% of U.S. adults with arthritis take at least one dietary supplement, compared to 49% of adults without arthritis who say the same.
Calcium from Prickly-Pear Plant May Improve Bone Health, Animal Study Suggests
New research out of Mexico suggests calcium from Opuntia ficus indica may be effective at improving several markers of bone health in rats.
Vitamin D Defends Against Acute Respiratory Tract Infections?
A new meta-analysis of more than 25 studies provides evidence that vitamin D supplementation may be beneficial to immune health.
Collagen Peptides Reduce Knee Discomfort in Athletes, Study Suggests
Subjects consuming the bioactive collagen peptides demonstrated statistically significant improvements in activity-related pain intensity.
Vitamin D Deficiency Associated with Low BMD in Women with Hyperparathyroidism
Researchers found the postmenopausal women with hyperparathyroidism and vitamin D deficiency had lower bone mineral density than women with sufficient levels of vitamin D.
Pagoda-Tree Extract Defends Against Inflammation in Arthritis Model
Researchers found a Fructus-sophorae extract protected against development of collagen-induced arthritis in mice.
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