Larger and more diverse studies are needed to fully understand the impact of n-3 PUFA supplementation on bone health, state the authors of a new systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials (RCTs).
High doses of vitamin D are no more effective than a placebo at improving muscle function and preventing falls and fractures in older adults who are deficient, according to recently published research that will weigh heavily in the ongoing debate about...
Supplementation of collagen and calcium may be more effective at reducing bone density loss in post-menopausal women compared to straight calcium and vitamin D, according to an industry-funded year-long trial.
A combination of a marine-derived calcium-rich multi-mineral supplement with a short-chain fructo-oligosaccharide may help maintain bone health more than calcium alone for post-menopausal women, says a new study.
Tests to assess levels of vitamin D status months or years after supplementation finishes may not be showing a true rise - or plataeu - in vitamin D status, according to new research that suggests it may take up to three years for stocks of the vitamin...
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has accepted a health claim linking calcium and vitamin D to bone health in older women, but said there is insufficient evidence to support the proposed dosage levels.
Researchers in Florida are undertaking a clinical trial to test the
role of dried plums in the bone health of postmenopausal women,
research that has the potential to offer opportunities for
functional food and supplement makers.
Scientists in the US have discovered a happy side-effect of hormone
replacement therapy for post-menopausal women. Oestrogen, when
taken in association with calcium and vitamin D, can help prevent