Study: Eating Mediterranean-type diet could reduce bone loss in osteoporosis patients
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  August 15, 2018  
  Osteoporosis  
  The latest osteoporosis news from News Medical  
 Study: Eating Mediterranean-type diet could reduce bone loss in osteoporosis patientsStudy: Eating Mediterranean-type diet could reduce bone loss in osteoporosis patients
 
Eating a Mediterranean-type diet could reduce bone loss in people with osteoporosis - according to new research from the University of East Anglia. New findings published today show that sticking to a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, nuts, unrefined cereals, olive oil, and fish can reduce hip bone loss within just 12 months.
 
   New treatment option appears promising for patients with glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosisNew treatment option appears promising for patients with glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis
 
About one in every 100 people in the world takes glucocorticoids long term to treat immune-mediated diseases. However, glucocorticoids, such as prednisone, have a side effect -- they induce the bone loss called osteoporosis, causing an estimated yearly bone fracture rate of 5 percent.
 
   Baldness treatment using a medication for osteoporosisBaldness treatment using a medication for osteoporosis
 
According to researchers, a drug used to treat patients with osteoporosis may soon be helpful in treating baldness. The study was published in the latest issue of the journal PLOS Biology this week.
 
 Probiotics could cut age-related bone loss in elderly women
 
Probiotics could cut age-related bone loss in elderly womenFor the first time in the world, researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have demonstrated that probiotics, dietary supplements with health-promoting bacteria, can be used to affect the human skeleton.
 
 
 Football training helps improve bone health in 55-70-year-olds with prediabetes
 
Football training helps improve bone health in 55-70-year-olds with prediabetesFootball scores from all angles for untrained middle-aged and elderly women and men with prediabetes. This is the conclusion from a study carried out in the Faroe Islands by football researchers and physiologists from the Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics at the University of Southern Denmark and the University of the Faroe Islands.
 
 
 Researchers develop revolutionary zebrafish model to gain more insight into bone diseases
 
Researchers develop revolutionary zebrafish model to gain more insight into bone diseasesAlthough much scientific research has been done into the development of the skeleton, the underlying mechanisms that drive the formation and maintenance of our bones are still not very well understood, and research into the development of our bone remains of enormous importance.
 
 
 Broken Bone First Aid
 
Broken Bone First AidA broken bone or a fracture is a very painful injury. Immediate first aid is crucial for broken bones. Moving the injured bones may increase pain and bleeding. Also, it may lead to tissue damage.
 
 
 New study launched to examine effects of rheumatologic agent on bone health
 
New study launched to examine effects of rheumatologic agent on bone healthResearchers at Hospital for Special Surgery have launched a pilot study to see how a drug that treats several related autoimmune disorders affects the skeleton.
 
 
 Combining natural cures with biomedical devices improves bone health, growth
 
Combining natural cures with biomedical devices improves bone health, growthA WSU research team is bringing together natural medical cures with modern biomedical devices in hopes of bringing about better health outcomes for people with bone diseases.