Tag Archives: Bone

Taking vitamin D supplements may not improve bone health

(Reuters Health) – Vitamin D supplementation may not improve bone density or prevent fractures and falls in adults, a large new analysis suggests. After combining data from 81 randomized controlled trials, researchers found no bone benefits from supplementing the vitamin, according to the report in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. “Our results show that there… Read More »

New York girl, 12, has ankle reattached backward to create new knee after bone cancer diagnosis

Delaney Unger, who is now cancer-free for over a year, attaches a prosthesis to her ankle, which now acts as her knee joint for maximum flexibility.  (Fox 5 NY. ) A 12-year-old who was diagnosed with bone cancer two years ago has been able keep up with her love of dancing after doctors created a… Read More »