Osteoporosis and Heart Disease in Older Adults: New Study Findings

Osteoporosis and Heart Disease in Older Adults: New Study Findings

A new study looked at how problems with blood vessels might be linked to weaker bones in older people. Scientists wanted to see if the same things that cause heart problems also cause bones to get weaker, or if blood vessel issues directly make bones fragile as people age.

Researchers studied 1,391 people from the Framingham Heart Study. They measured blood flow, blood pressure, and used special scans to look at bone density and structure.

7 Wonders of Wellness: Unlock the Mediterranean Diet’s Life-Changing Benefits

7 Wonders of Wellness: Unlock the Mediterranean Diet’s Life-Changing Benefits

The Mediterranean diet is a dietary pattern inspired by the traditional eating habits of the countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, such as Greece, Italy, Spain, and parts of France, North Africa, and the Middle East. It emphasizes the consumption of fresh, whole, and minimally processed foods, with a focus on plant-based ingredients, healthy fats, lean proteins, and a variety of herbs and spices.