Vitamin D, calcium treatment helps strengthen fractured bones

07/27/2007 | Medscape (free registration)

Results from a new Danish study show that a year of treatment with vitamin D and calcium increases bone marrow density in patients younger than 70 and decreases bone loss in those over 70. The study, which looked at patients with low-energy fractures due to osteoporosis, showed an increase in BMD in the lumbar spine as a result of the treatment. Physical activity also was shown to significantly contribute to increased BMD.

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