bone health

Surprised? We usually associate calcium and other minerals with healthy bones but in order for these minerals to be effectively used to make bone in the body the minerals need to be available to the cells. Vitamin D helps the body maintain the correct level of calcium in the blood allowing bone cells to absorb … Read More

Yes, binge drinking bad for your bones. By itself binge drinking is unhealthy but research has shown that alcohol decreases bone mass and strength, and increases the risk for osteoporosis (bone thinning). … Read More

Binge drinking is generally unhealthy, but research has shown that alcohol decreases bone mass and strength, and increases the risk for osteoporosis (bone thinning). So try not to go overboard! … Read More

Can we spend more time in space? Think about living on the moon or Mars? Four decades of research say that our bones could be standing in the way–more specifically, the bone loss humans experience in space. As early as the Gemini flights, in 1963, we recognized that astronauts experienced significant bone loss during spaceflight. … Read More