Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Can we withdraw treatment in post-menopausal osteoporosis?

Bisphosphonates are the recommended first-line treatment in post-menopausal osteoporosis, with denosumab recommended second-line. Based on the length of clinical trials for bisphosphonates, these drugs are usually prescribed ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Women with osteoporosis want to know their fracture risk

Most women with osteoporosis want to know their fracture risk, but only half have received this information from health care providers, according to a study published online Nov. 13 in Osteoporosis International.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

New technologies aid in accurately identifying bone fragility

Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is the gold standard for assessing bone mass and evaluating fracture risk. But new technologies shed light on knowledge gaps not filled by DXA alone and sometimes suggest the need for ...

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