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    Can vitamin C reduce your risk of osteoporosis?

    Tuesday, June 19, 2018 -- Vitamin C is an essential nutrient that is needed by many of our bodily systems. A recent study sought to determine if adults who consumed more vitamin C had stronger bones and a reduced risk of osteoporosis. Many older adults suffer from osteoporosis. This disease affects almost 10 million Americans and is more common in […] The post Can vitamin C reduce your risk of osteoporosis? appeared first on Medical News Bulletin | Health News and Medical Research.

    Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) Patients Have Higher Likelihood of Osteoporosis

    Thursday, June 21, 2018 -- Dr. Jonathan L. Silverberg MD PhD MPH Assistant Professor in Dermatology Medical Social Sciences and Preventive Medicine Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois What is the background for this study? Response: Persons with atopic dermatitis have a number of risk factors for osteopenia and osteoporosis, including systemic atopy and inflammation, being less physically active and using a lot of topical and/or systemic corticosteroids. We aimed to determine whether adults with atopic dermatitis in fact have higher rates of physician-diagnosed osteopenia and osteoporosis. Continue reading →