There is now help for patients with VCF, which has been shown in clinical studies to provide pain relief quickly
Cream is not as effective as milk or yogurt in promoting bone health and combating osteoporosis, according to researchers. Low bone-density puts the elderly at an increased risk for osteoporosis and fractures of the hip, spine and waist. Around one-fourth of those who have a broken hip die within the following year.
Frequent bone density tests for senior women may not be needed, according to a new study.
People who take osteoporosis medications from a class of drugs called bisphosphonates appear to live five years longer than people without osteoporosis, a new Australian study finds.
Scientists at the University of Cambridge have developed new imaging technology, which they said does a more complete job of detecting bone weakness compared to existing bone density and multidetector computed tomography tests.
Some common drugs used to treat bone loss have been associated with a higher risk for uncommon thigh fractures, according to a recent study.
They may never have the skills of Bruce Lee, but seniors with osteoporosis can use martial arts training to learn to fall more safely, researchers say.
More active osteoporosis disease management could cut the rate of hip fractures in the United States by 25%, according to a new Kaiser Permanent study. Researchers recommend increased use of bone scans, as well as greater use of anti-osteoporosis medications.
More Americans are being hospitalized for osteoporosis-related fractures and other injuries, according to a study by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
New study findings should please aging hippies: Cannabis, the plant that produces marijuana, actually may help prevent bone loss in older adults.