Osteoporosis May Have Contributed to Wooly Mammoth Extinction

Bones are at the center of every body, and they tell incredible stories. For the last 10 years, scientists at Tomsk State University in Russia have been analyzing more than 23,000 bones to learn more about the stories they tell. The subjects those scientists were so curious about are wooly mammoths, a vanished species with […]

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How to Build Better Bone Health After Age 50

Most people don’t think about bone health until they’re at risk for developing osteoporosis, a condition that causes bones to become porous, brittle, and weak. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, 54 million Americans age 50 and older are affected by osteoporosis and low bone mass. The statistic came from a 2014 study published by […]

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