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Mount Sinai School of Medicine study shows vitamin C prevents bone loss in animal models

There are 2 comments on the EurekAlert! story from Oct 9, 2012, titled Mount Sinai School of Medicine study shows vitamin C prevents bone loss in animal models. In it, EurekAlert! reports that:

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have shown for the first time in an animal model that vitamin C actively protects against osteoporosis, a disease affecting large numbers of elderly women and men in which bones become brittle and can fracture.

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Idaho Falls, ID

#1 Oct 11, 2012
Women who have used the bone-building drug Fosamax are nearly twice as likely to develop the most common kind of chronically irregular heartbeat as those who have never used it. Patients, especially those with family history of osteoporosis, should talk to their doctor about whether the drug is the appropriate option for them. You may also refer at for more information.

Glasgow, KY

#2 Oct 12, 2012
I give my dog oranges and vitamin C pills....but she still loses her bones- therefore, I conclude that the study is wrong.

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