NBHA Responds to BMJ “Overdiagnosis of bone fragility in the quest to prevent hip fracture” »

| Osteoporosis in the News

The National Bone Health Alliance submitted a response to the BMJ’s recent article “Too Much Medicine: Overdiagnosis of bone fragility in the quest to prevent hip fractures.” While NBHA agrees with the article’s authors that osteoporosis and the resulting fractures are a terrible problem worldwide and responsible for high morbidity, mortality and loss of independence,… Read more »

Finding New Health Benefits for Vitamin K »

| Osteoporosis in the News

A Special Report included in the February issue of the Tufts Nutrition Newsletter details the emerging health benefits associated with vitamin K and includes NOF’s position statement cautioning against vitamin K supplementation to prevent osteoporosis and broken bones. Read the full article.

Possible Downsides of Drinking More Milk »

| Osteoporosis in the News

This article from the February issue of the Tufts Nutrition Newsletter details the recent Swedish study linking higher milk consumption with negative health outcomes and points out that the takeaway message on milk is hard to determine at this point. Despite the article’s headline, even the Swedish researchers cautioned against making sweeping dietary changes based… Read more »