Osteoporosis

Vitamin K’s impact on bone mineral density and osteoporosis shows mixed results

November 19, 2020

A literature review has concluded that, although some studies find that vitamin K might increase bone mineral density (BMD) and reduce fracture risk in people with osteoporosis, the potential benefits of vitamin K supplements are not sufficiently supported.

Low BMD linked to periodontitis in perimenopausal women

August 10, 2020

A prospective study of generally healthy perimenopausal women has concluded that low bone mineral density (BMD) is significantly linked with periodontal disease in women over 58 years old, and independent of tobacco consumption or oral hygiene.

Effects of isoflavones on BMD in postmenopausal women

June 26, 2020

Isoflavones significantly improve bone mineral density (BMD) and are safe in postmenopausal women, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis of 63 randomized controlled trials involving 6,427 postmenopausal women.

Impact of exercise on bone mass with caloric restriction

June 02, 2020

Physical training can preserve and even significantly bolster the bone mass of the hip and femoral neck in individuals under caloric restriction, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis of 13 randomized clinical trials.