osteoporosis

A recent study by a Vanderbuilt University professor found that a low-aalt diet actually reduces thirst and increases hunger. (Photo: Shutterstock)

New Study

High-Salt Diet Lowers Thirst, Raises Hunger When you eat salty food, you get thirsty and drink water. Right? While that may be true in the short-term, within 24 hours increasing salt consumption actually makes you less thirsty because your body starts to conserve and produce
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Eating a less-inflammatory diet may be especially important in reducing hip fracture risk in younger women. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Strong Bones

Anti-Inflammatory Diet May Cut Bone Loss Anti-inflammatory diets – which tend to be high in vegetables, fruits, fish and whole grains – could boost bone health and prevent fractures in some women, a new study suggests.   Researchers examined data from the landmark Women’s
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In humans, women outlive men, according to a former Georgetown University lecturer. But they also appear to have poorer health through adult life. (Photo: iStock)

Battle of the Sexes

Why Do Women Live Longer Than Men? Women live longer than men. This simple statement holds a tantalizing riddle that Steven Austad and Kathleen Fischer of the University of Alabama at Birmingham explore in a perspective piece published in Cell Metabolism on June 14. “Humans are
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