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2011-02-16 08:13:12

Pediatric Implants designed to help heal broken bones, may actually be damaging the very bones they were intended to treat.

2011-02-02 13:13:59

A hip fracture is not common in a 54-year-old woman, unless she is a 54-year-old breast cancer survivor.

2011-02-01 17:49:02

Elsevier announced today the publication of two further important position statements from the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) in the journal Maturitas (http://www.maturitas.org/ ) on common management problems in the post-reproductive health of women.

2011-01-25 11:55:24

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) has released new medical guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis.

2011-01-17 16:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an update to its 2002 recommendation, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) now recommends that all women ages 65 and older be routinely screened for osteoporosis.

2011-01-15 00:00:44

FRAX, a new tool for estimating a person’s risk of fractures and bone breaks is in use by physicians at Summit Medical Group (SMG). Berkeley Heights, NJ (Vocus/PRWEB) January 13, 2011 FRAX, a new tool for estimating a person’s risk of fractures and bone breaks is in use by physicians at Summit Medical Group (SMG).

2010-12-27 13:41:42

An expert working group of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC) has released a new position paper which reviews the evidence of bone turnover markers (BTMs) in fracture risk prediction and monitoring of osteoporosis therapy.

2010-11-18 17:11:06

Taking time off from certain osteoporosis drugs may be beneficial to bone health.

2010-11-16 19:40:14

Three days of critical international discussion and debate, led by a panel of experts from the ISCD and IOF, have served to clarify a number of important questions pertaining to the interpretation and use of FRAX® in clinical practice.


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