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Bisphosphonates, bone health and more: In this slideshow, we revisit some of the studies presented at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research annual meeting, which took place Sept. 16-19 in Atlanta.


Treating post-menopausal osteoporosis patients with romosozumab could improve their long-term bone density, a study shows.


Low protein intake may be responsible for fractures in older men, according to an observational study.


Using the fracture assessment tool with older, community-dwelling women can help reduce their risk of hip fracture over time, study shows.

E. Michael Lewieck M.D

Osteoporosis-related hip fractures are no longer on a downward trend in the U.S. A drop in reimbursement for a common screening technique could be to blame.

Douglas Bauer, M.D.

Using biomarkers to assess drug efficacy could pave the way for improved osteoporosis treatment, according to a new study.


Q&A: Two experts discuss proposals for formal CVD risk calculators in RA and the need for long-term research to validate them.

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