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Researchers at Johns Hopkins have determined that for subjects aged 55 to 75 years, a moderate program of physical exercise generally maintains bone mass and, in some cases, offers modest improvements ...


Researchers at Johns Hopkins have determined that screening for osteoporosis in men and women age 65 and older can prevent a large number of hip fractures, a debilitating, traumatic experience for 340 ...


A study has found that intake of magnesium through diet and supplements is positively associated with bone density throughout the whole body, particularly in older white adults. Researchers say the e ...


Twice-yearly subcutaneous injections of Denosumab ( 60 mg; Prolia ) increased bone mineral density ( BMD ) in the lumbar spine, total hip, distal 1/3 radius and total body compared to placebo at 24 mo ...


Researchers at the University of Bonn have identified a previously unknown regulatory mechanism in the process of bone loss. Their findings could open up new approaches to the treatment of osteoporo ...


A study by researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin has found that women who most need bone density testing to determine if they have osteoporosis are the least likely to get it. They are old ...


The results of a major clinical trial, part of the Women’s Health Initiative ( WHI ) found that calcium and vitamin D supplements in healthy postmenopausal women provide a modest benefit in preservin ...


A study has found that men with low estrogen levels have an increased risk for future hip fracture, and those with both low estrogen and low testosterone levels have the greatest risk. The study, ...


Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have found that a new osteoporosis drug, called Teriparatide ( Forteo ), is not cost-effective compared with the most commonly prescribed oste ...


Independent studies of patients in Belgium, Canada, and Germany confirm that there is a major gap in treating patients with osteoporosis, despite the availability of a wide range of drugs, supplements ...


Osteoporosis will affect one in three women over 50 and one in five men over 50. And as the elderly population grows worldwide, by 2050 the number of women and men that will suffer from osteoporosis- ...


Twice-yearly treatment with Denosumab ( Prolia ) has increased bone density and prevented spinal fractures in men receiving androgen-deprivation therapy for prostate cancer.The report is published in ...


Patients who take glucocorticoid drugs ( such as Prednisolone or Prednisone ) to treat a variety of inflammatory/immune-mediated diseases ( such as rheumatoid arthritis or asthma ) can suffer side eff ...