More on the Epigenetics of Osteoporosis

Our DNA's genetic code dictates much of who we are both physically and mentally. Genetics is also a determinant of health – good or poor.  Inherited genetic conditions can be caused by a single-gene defect or by complex factors including multiple genes and impacted by lifestyle and environmental factors. Earlier this month I wrote about epigenetics: [...]

By |2019-02-18T16:07:32+00:00May 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Osteoporosis and Vascular Calcification

In a study published in Climacteric, C.E. Lampropoulos, et al. assessed the correlation between osteoporosis and vascular calcification in postmenopausal women. The goal was to determine not only if there was a correlation (there have been numerous studies linking these as comorbidities) but also to determine if low dose calcium supplementation plus vitamin D contributed [...]

By |2019-02-18T16:07:33+00:00May 14th, 2017|0 Comments