Bone-Healthy Living / Research / September 22, 2010

Original Article From ABC News By John Gever, MedPage Today Oral Bisphosphonates, Taken by Millions of Americans, May Increase Cancer Risk With Long Term Use A second look at British registry data indicates that esophageal cancer may be more common after all in patients taking oral bisphosphonate drugs, a type of drug used to treat osteoporosis, for long periods. In an analysis involving some 80,000 patients tracked for more than seven years on average, individuals diagnosed with esophageal cancer of were 1.93 times as likely to have received at least 10 prescriptions for oral bisphosphonates compared with controls not having cancer, reported Dr. Jane Green of the University of Oxford in England and colleagues online in BMJ. While previous research has not found such a connection between osteoporosis drugs and cancer, this most recent study tracked patients for long periods…

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Bone-Healthy Living / Experts / Research / Video / July 29, 2010

AlgaeCal Osteoblast Study Researchers from the Harvard Medical School and University of Connecticut, collaborate on this landmark study which was accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of the peer-reviewed journal, Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. In direct head-to-head tests, the scientists compared the effects of AlgaeCal with the two top-sellers, calcium carbonate and calcium citrate. Focused on the proliferation, mineralization and oxidative stress in cultured human osteoblast cells, the study results showed that AlgaeCal®, increased alkaline phosphatase activity 200 percent more effectively than calcium carbonate and 250 percent better than calcium citrate. In addition, AlgaeCal outperformed calcium carbonate and calcium citrate by 300 and 400 percent respectively on DNA synthesis – the ability of these osteoblasts to produce new bone building cells. In other words, the AlgaeCal calcium increased the number of human bone building cells by 400 percent more…

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Bone-Healthy Living / Experts / Research / Video / May 19, 2010

Make no bones about it. The human skeleton is remarkable. It constantly rebuilds itself throughout life. For bones to stay strong, you need a steady supply of regulating hormones and minerals. Upset that balance and you can get osteoporosis, a condition that causes brittle bones. So even a slight bump or a fall can cause a fracture. That’s why this video on bone health tips from Dr. Oz is one you need to watch! Here’s how to shore up your bones Get 1,200 miligrams (mg) of calcium and 1,000 international units (IU) of Vitamin D — ideally, through food and natural sunlight. But supplements can work, too. Also try fermented dairy like real yogurt. And do weight-bearing exercises. Those are the ones that cause you to push, pull or lift.   AlgaeCal Can Help Prevent and Treat Osteoporosis Strengthening your…

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Bone-Healthy Living / Other / Research / Video / March 24, 2010

Bone health expert Rebekah Rotstein talks about the myths of osteoporosis and simple diet tips for strong bones Osteoporosis is something young people should worry about too Osteoporosis exercise tips Milk is not always the best source of calcium and more… AlgaeCal Can Help Prevent and Treat Osteoporosis Strengthening your bones is possible at any stage of life with the AlgaeCal® Plus and Strontium Boost supplements. This first-ever combination of all the proven bone building ingredients from around the world, helps you grow stronger, healthier bones within 6 months – and we guarantee it. In a six-month randomized, open label human clinical study, 176 women and men ages 18 to 85 used AlgaeCal Plus and Strontium Boost supplements and followed a healthy diet while participating in a light exercise program. In just six months (180 Days), participants experienced a significant…

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