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
Website
http://www.jbmr.org
Impact factor
7.056 ()

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Gerontology & Geriatrics

Living alone may increase risk of dying after hip fracture

Individuals face a higher risk of dying following hip fractures. A new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research has found that living alone after experiencing a hip fracture may further elevate this risk.

Surgery

Exercise may protect bone health after weight loss surgery

Although weight loss surgery is a highly effective treatment for obesity, it can be detrimental to bone health. A new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research suggests that exercise may help address this ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New opportunities for detecting osteoporosis

Osteoporosis can be detected through low dose computed tomography (LDCT) imaging tests performed for lung cancer screening or other purposes. A study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research found that such tests ...

Pediatrics

The 'Goldilocks day': The perfect day for kids' bone health

Not too little, not too much—Goldilocks' "just right" approach can now assess children's daily activities as new research from the University of South Australia confirms the best make up of a child's day to maximize bone ...

Health

Poor bone quality is linked to poor heart health

New research by Queen Mary University of London and the University of Southampton's Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit (MRC LEU) has found associations between lower bone mineral density and worse cardiovascular ...

Sleep apnea

Sleep apnea linked with higher spine fracture risk among women

Emerging evidence suggests that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may negatively affect bone health. Results from a new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research now indicate that women with history of OSA may ...

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