Latest Bone density Stories

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.

2010-11-05 07:00:00


2010-10-19 08:47:35

A new study shows that women with high T-scores don’t need screening every two years, but at least every ten years.

2010-10-18 12:57:15

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.

2010-10-08 14:54:32

Ultrasound can speed the healing of fractures.

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