Elderly women are at higher risk of acquiring a fragility fracture than men, yet men are more likely to die from their injuries, researchers reported at AAOS 2017 this week.
A new study finds that vitamin D supplementation is associated with lower rates of acute respiratory tract infections, especially in people who are vitamin D deficient.
The elderly can build lower limb bone strength with habitual weight-bearing exercises, not medium or low impact exercise, research shows.
The expanded National Bone Health Alliance definition of osteoporosis may better identify those at elevated fracture risk.
Women with osteoporosis may not know they have osteoporosis until their first fracture. In this slideshow, we outline a few reminders for physicians when evaluating patients for osteoporosis.
Fractures due to osteoporosis are more common than the combination of stroke, myocardial infarction and breast cancer in postmenopausal women.
ACR 2016: Denosumab increases spine and hip bone mineral density in glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis.
Low bone mineral density and osteoporosis are well-known comorbidities with systemic lupus erythematosus. In this slideshow, we highlight six of the most common risk factors for low bone mineral density in SLE.
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.