Journal of Bone and Mineral Research

The Journal of Bone and Mineral Research (JBMR) provides a forum for papers of the highest quality pertaining to all areas of the biology and physiology of bone, hormones that regulate bone and mineral metabolism, and the pathophysiology and treatment of disorders of bone and mineral metabolism. JBMR is the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), published monthly on the Society's behalf by Wiley-Blackwell. With an impact factor of 7.059, JBMR is the top-ranked journal in its field.

Publisher
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
Impact factor
7.056 ()

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Medical research

No bones about it: Cannabis may be used to treat fractures

Cannabis—marijuana, hashish—was used as a go-to medical remedy by societies around the world for centuries. But the therapeutic use of marijuana was banned in most countries in the 1930s and '40s due to a growing awareness ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Serotonin levels low in ankylosing spondylitis

(HealthDay)—Patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) have lower serotonin levels than healthy controls and patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to a study published online Sept. 30 in the Journal of Bone ...

Surgery

Cholecalciferol may help reduce BMD loss after bariatric surgery

(HealthDay)—An intervention including cholecalciferol, protein supplementation, and physical exercise reduces bone mineral density loss after bariatric surgery, according to a study published online Sept. 9 in the Journal ...

Health

Review: Diet-linked weight loss tied to drop in hip BMD

(HealthDay)—Diet-induced weight loss is associated with a decrease in total hip, but not lumbar spine, bone mineral density (BMD), according to a review published online May 25 in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Osteonecrosis of jaw risk highest for IV bisphosphonate use

(HealthDay)—The risk of osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) is highest in association with intravenous bisphosphonate use, according to a study published online Aug. 19 in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Favorable effect of exercise on BMD continues as women age

(HealthDay)—For early-postmenopausal osteopenic women, exercise is consistently favorable for bone mineral density (BMD) over a prolonged period, according to a study published online Aug. 1 in the Journal of Bone and Mineral ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lumbar spine BMD ups Fx risk in women with discordant T-scores

(HealthDay)—Lumbar spine (LS) bone mineral density (BMD) increases fracture risk among women with lower LS T-score than femoral neck (FN) T-score, according to a study published online Aug. 4 in the Journal of Bone and ...

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