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Spinal cord injury-related osteoporosis poses its own challenges
Individuals with spinal cord injuries (SCIs) have a significant risk of developing osteoporosis in paralyzed body regions, so much so that researchers recently released a study asserting the need for more education on the topic among both patients and physicians.
Mathematical model predicts increase in postmenopausal osteoporosis fractures by 2020
Researchers in Sweden and the UK have released a report that predicts a general increase of osteoporosis-related injuries over the next decade among aging women.
Belgian nonprofit reviews ways to prevent, treat osteoporosis without medication
While a number of medications are regularly prescribed to treat osteoporosis, many lifestyle factors also contribute to the disease, and a Belgian organization has taken a look at these variables and how they can be used to manage bone loss.
Study measures effect of timed osteoporosis treatment on bone remodeling
Researchers in the Czech Republic recently tested the effect of timed osteoporosis medication injections on the daily rhythm of bone turnover among postmenopausal women.
Medical review lists newest osteoporosis treatments
A pair of researchers from Brazil and the U.S. recently released an article detailing the latest treatments and drug administration methods for osteoporosis.
Study addresses osteoporosis in men
In a new study, a team of Belgian researchers reviewed the prevalence of osteoporosis among men, as well as the medical community's typical response to the disease.
'Frizzled' protein levels may affect osteoporosis development
New research has determined that a specific protein signals bone-forming cells to create bone minerals, a finding which may lead to new treatments for osteoporosis.
Fish-based diet may delay bone loss, osteoporosis
Newly released clinical research has determined that eating fish rich in polyunsaturated fats may help older Americans ward off low bone density and osteoporosis.
Common osteoporosis medication reduces mortality risk in the elderly
New research has discovered that bisphosphonates, a medication commonly prescribed for osteoporosis, appears to reduce mortality rates among older adults.
Researchers review causes of osteoporosis
Besides aging and calcium deficiency, what causes osteoporosis? A pair of physicians associated with the Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale Unite in Paris recently laid out the known intrinsic and external causes of osteoporosis.
Researchers test reliability of implements used to measure osteoporotic spines
Scientists from McMaster University recently released a report addressing the reliability of two devices commonly used to measure the spines of patients with osteoporosis.
Minimally invasive surgery treats osteoporosis-related back fractures
Vertebral fractures are the most common forms of broken bones caused by osteoporosis, and a relatively new form of surgery can correct such pressure fractures while leaving a minimal scar.
HIV makes osteoporotic bone fractures more likely
Americans with HIV, who are at special risk for osteoporosis, are at least twice as likely as those without the virus in their system to suffer from bone fractures, according to new research.
Bisphosphonates reduce osteoporosis, not plaque, researchers say
A team of dental researchers has determined that the use of a class of anti-osteoporosis drugs appears to reduce periodontal disease but not plaque in postmenopausal women.
Study: Arzoxifene beats raloxifene in treating postmenopausal osteoporosis
An international team of researchers has announced that arzoxifene is more effective than raloxifene in treating osteoporosis among postmenopausal women.
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