Latest Bone density Stories
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.
NEW YORK, Nov.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Nov.
A new study shows that women with high T-scores donâ€™t need screening every two years, but at least every ten years.
Since 2002, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has recommended that women ages 65 and older be routinely screened for osteoporosis and has suggested that a 2-year screening interval might be appropriate.
EAST HANOVER, N.J., Oct.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Oct.
Ultrasound can speed the healing of fractures.
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