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Osteoporosis screening guidelines miss many younger post-menopausal women
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2014.10.23]
To reduce the risk of bone fractures and the complications arising from them, the United States Preventive Services Task force (USPSTF) recommends that all women age 65 and older be tested and...

A treatment for osteoporosis and bone cancer, employed for the first time in dental filling procedures
Source: Dentistry News From Medical News Today [2014.10.23]
Journal of Dental Research publishes a paper directed by Salvatore Sauro, Professor at University CEU Cardenal Herrera in Spain, in collaboration with international researchers from Finland...

Millions of men unknowingly at risk of osteoporosis
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2014.10.21]
New research released October 20th, World Osteoporosis Day, shows that only 3% of all adults surveyed in the UK are aware of the risk of men suffering a fracture due to osteoporosis; and of the 50+...

Health Tip: Know the Risk Factors for Osteoporosis
Source: MedicineNet Osteoporosis Specialty [2014.10.14]
Title: Health Tip: Know the Risk Factors for Osteoporosis
Category: Health News
Created: 10/14/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/14/2014 12:00:00 AM

Men not being adequately diagnosed or treated for osteoporosis: hip fracture twice as likely to kill men compared to women
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2014.10.11]
Alarming new data just published by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), shows that one-third of all hip fractures worldwide occur in men, with mortality rates as high as 37% in the first...

'Unsung' cells double the benefits of a new osteoporosis drug
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2014.10.07]
Experiments in mice with a bone disorder similar to that in women after menopause show that a scientifically overlooked group of cells are likely crucial to the process of bone loss caused by the...

Breast cancer patients who receive osteoporosis treatment may benefit from protective effect on bone metastasis
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2014.10.07]
Treatment approaches to reduce the risk of bone complications (metastasis) associated with breast cancer may be one step closer to becoming a reality.

Osteoporosis Pictures Slideshow: Are Your Bones at Risk?
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2014.09.09]
Title: Osteoporosis Pictures Slideshow: Are Your Bones at Risk?
Category: Slideshows
Created: 4/23/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

Osteoporosis Drugs Work, But Review Finds No Clear Winner
Source: MedicineNet alendronate Specialty [2014.09.09]
Title: Osteoporosis Drugs Work, But Review Finds No Clear Winner
Category: Health News
Created: 9/8/2014 5:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

Osteoporosis
Source: MedicineNet Celiac Disease Specialty [2014.08.29]
Title: Osteoporosis
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/29/2014 12:00:00 AM

Osteoporosis Drugs' Long-Term Use Needs More Research: FDA
Source: MedicineNet Esophageal Cancer Specialty [2014.05.14]
Title: Osteoporosis Drugs' Long-Term Use Needs More Research: FDA
Category: Health News
Created: 5/13/2014 2:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 5/14/2014 12:00:00 AM

Osteoporosis Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet calcitonin Specialty [2012.08.09]
Title: Osteoporosis Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 1/14/2011 2:27:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/9/2012 12:49:40 PM

Osteoporosis Drugs' Safety Subject of FDA Panel
Source: MedicineNet risedronate Specialty [2011.09.09]
Title: Osteoporosis Drugs' Safety Subject of FDA Panel
Category: Health News
Created: 9/9/2011 10:06:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/9/2011 12:00:00 AM

Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty for osteoporosis related fracture
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Orthopedics
A review of how vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty are being used to treat the pain associated with vertebral compression fractures.

What are the health benefits of Swiss chard?
Source: Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today [2014.10.24]
Find out about the potential health benefits of Swiss chard including managing diabetes, preventing osteoporosis, combating cancer and improving athletic performance.

Trunk Muscle Control Tied to Vertebral Fractures in Elderly
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines [2014.10.20]
In elderly patients with osteoporosis, arm movements modify trunk muscle activity differently than in younger subjects. Vertebral fractures and kyphosis further influence this response and might be a factor in subsequent fractures.
Reuters Health Information

Bisphosphonates Can Be Started Early After Surgery for Fracture
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines [2014.10.20]
Bisphosphonate therapy for osteoporosis does not appear to interfere with healing after surgery for bone fractures, according to new research.
Reuters Health Information

Resveratrol boosts spinal bone density in men with metabolic syndrome
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2014.10.20]
Resveratrol, a natural compound found in red wine and grapes, increased spinal bone density in men with metabolic syndrome and could hold promise as a treatment for osteoporosis, according to a new...

Why men are the weaker sex when it comes to bone health
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2014.10.13]
Alarming new data published by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), shows that one-third of all hip fractures worldwide occur in men, with mortality rates as high as 37% in the first...

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