News tagged with bone fracture

Dietary protein may reduce hip fractures in the elderly

Seniors who consume a higher level of dietary protein are less likely to suffer hip fractures than seniors whose daily dietary protein intake is less, according to a new study by the Institute for Aging Research of Hebrew ...

dateMay 05, 2010 in Health
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Vitamin D and calcium interplay explored

Increasing calcium intake is a common -- yet not always successful -- strategy for reducing bone fractures. But a study supported in part by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) underscores the importance of vitamin D ...

dateMar 12, 2010 in Medical research
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