Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Osteoporosis-related fractures in China expected to double by 2035

The results of the first study using a health economics model to project osteoporosis-related fractures and costs for the Chinese population, shows that the country's healthcare system will face a dramatic rise in costs over ...

Medical research

Steroids help reverse rapid bone loss tied to rib fractures

New research in animals triggered by a combination of serendipity and counterintuitive thinking could point the way to treating fractures caused by rapid bone loss in people, including patients with metastatic cancers.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Fracture risk down with adherence to bisphosphonates

(HealthDay)—For patients with an osteoporotic fracture, adherence to bisphosphonate treatment is associated with reduced fracture risk; and for veterans with rheumatoid arthritis, non-adherence to bisphosphonate treatment ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Men with belly fat at risk for osteoporosis

Visceral, or deep belly, obesity is a risk factor for bone loss and decreased bone strength in men, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

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