Bone & Joint

  • Nov- 2017 -
    30 November

    How Does Chronic Kidney Disease Affect Bone Health?

    Researchers examined previous studies on chronic kidney disease and contributing factors, exploring how they might affect bone loss and heart disease. In addition to reducing the body’s ability to remove waste, controlling fluid levels, and managing blood pressure, chronic kidney disease (CKD) also impacts a number of processes related to aging and cardiovascular disease. Exploring how the biological changes associated…

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  • 30 November

    Do Vitamin D Supplements Affect Bone Mineral Density in Pregnancy?

    In a recent study, researchers safely investigated whether vitamin D supplementation has an effect on pregnancy bone mineral density. The most common bone mineral density test is a central dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry. Given the use of radiation, this poses a major safety concern for pregnant women and is why there is currently limited information known about bone mineral density (BMD)…

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