A close look into a woman’s wrinkles may predict her risk for bone fractures, according to new findings by Yale researchers.

The deeper the wrinkles and the softer the skin of post-menopausal women the lower their bones density is likely to be, the study concluded.

The link between the two could be collagen, a type of protein found in both the skin and skeleton, according to Dr. Lubna Pal, a reproductive endocrinologist at Yale School of Medicine. Pal was the lead author of the study which was presented Monday at the Endocrine Society’s Annual Meeting in Boston.

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Effect of Acupuncture on Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

Chemo-Induced Nausea Study
Effect of Acupuncture on Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

According to the National Cancer Institute, of all the investigated effects of acupuncture on cancer-related or chemotherapy-related symptoms and disorders, the positive effect of acupuncture on chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting is the most convincing. Numerous studies have consistently shown acupuncture to be effective in the treatment of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting as well as as postoperative and morning sickness nausea and vomiting. Continue reading