Latest Bone density Stories
Pediatric Implants designed to help heal broken bones, may actually be damaging the very bones they were intended to treat.
A hip fracture is not common in a 54-year-old woman, unless she is a 54-year-old breast cancer survivor.
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.
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) has released new medical guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis.
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.
FRAX, a new tool for estimating a personâ€™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 personâ€™s risk of fractures and bone breaks is in use by physicians at Summit Medical Group (SMG).
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.
Taking time off from certain osteoporosis drugs may be beneficial to bone health.
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 FRAXÂ® in clinical practice.
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