June Shannon reports from the 2017 Falls, Frailty, Bone Health Conference which took place in Dublin recently
Lloyd Mudiwa reports on this year’s World Osteoporosis Day awareness raising campaign, designed to inform the public about how to ‘love their bones’ Worldwide, one-in-three women and one-in-five men aged 50 years and above will suffer an osteoporotic fracture, according to the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) — a global alliance of patient societies, research organisations, healthcare professionals and international companies
The UAB researchers found a protein called Cbf-beta plays a critical role in maintaining the bone-producing cells
Despite advances in the assessment and management of osteoporosis in the past three decades, more than 10 million women in the EU at high-risk for osteoporotic fractures did not receive any treatment in 2010, delegates at the recent EULAR meeting in Madrid were told.
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoporosis who fail to respond to osteoporotic treatment are not being identified in a timely manner and are therefore at increased risk of fractures, a new Irish study has found.
Investment in a fracture liaison service (FLS) improves the quality of care and results in financial savings for the health service, the EULAR meeting in Madrid was told.
'Compliance is significantly higher when people understand why they are taking their medication'
Lifestyle factors - exercise and diet - and supplements help patients with high fracture risk
The first of two articles on the modern management of osteoporosis by Dr Ronan Kavanagh
Severely obese patients undergoing weight loss surgery are more likely to have increased fracture risks both before and after the surgical procedure compared to obese and non-obese people who do not need surgery, finds a large study published by The BMJ.