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Commonly-prescribed drug for treating weak bone condition linked to increased risk of 'micro-cracks'

Commonly-prescribed drug for treating weak bone condition linked to increased risk of 'micro-cracks'

Study finds low rates of osteoporosis screening, treatment for older women with hip fractures

Study finds low rates of osteoporosis screening, treatment for older women with hip fractures

Men with hip fractures experience greater cognitive impairment and higher risk of death, study shows

Men with hip fractures experience greater cognitive impairment and higher risk of death, study shows

Anti-inflammatory diet could boost bone health, prevent fractures in women

Anti-inflammatory diet could boost bone health, prevent fractures in women

Access to anesthesia care not increased when states ‘opt-out’ of Medicare rule, study finds

Access to anesthesia care not increased when states ‘opt-out’ of Medicare rule, study finds

Benzodiazepine-like drugs linked to increased stroke risk among Alzheimer's disease patients

Benzodiazepine-like drugs linked to increased stroke risk among Alzheimer's disease patients

Antidepressant use doubles hip fracture risk among elders with Alzheimer's disease

Antidepressant use doubles hip fracture risk among elders with Alzheimer's disease

New review explores approaches for prevention of hip fracture in very high risk patients

New review explores approaches for prevention of hip fracture in very high risk patients

Research underscores need for targeted interventions to prevent hip fractures among dementia patients

Research underscores need for targeted interventions to prevent hip fractures among dementia patients

Vitamin D supplements do not prevent disease in the majority, says study

Vitamin D supplements do not prevent disease in the majority, says study

Already available drug accelerates healing process after hip fracture

Already available drug accelerates healing process after hip fracture

New review looks at complexity of fracture epidemiology in diabetes

New review looks at complexity of fracture epidemiology in diabetes

New ultrasound method offers increasingly personalised and earlier assessment of fracture risk

New ultrasound method offers increasingly personalised and earlier assessment of fracture risk

New review shows both types of diabetes increase risk of fragility fractures

New review shows both types of diabetes increase risk of fragility fractures

Incorporating laughter into exercise program could provide health benefits to older adults

Incorporating laughter into exercise program could provide health benefits to older adults

Older adults not likely to fully recover from hip fractures, study reveals

Older adults not likely to fully recover from hip fractures, study reveals

Study shows universal health insurance may mitigate surgical disparities for African Americans

Study shows universal health insurance may mitigate surgical disparities for African Americans

Study finds low rates of baseline BMD testing among older women with breast cancer

Study finds low rates of baseline BMD testing among older women with breast cancer

JBMR article highlights controversies in treating high-risk osteoporosis patients

JBMR article highlights controversies in treating high-risk osteoporosis patients

IOF urges clinicians in Asia to prepare for escalating crisis of osteoporosis among elderly people

IOF urges clinicians in Asia to prepare for escalating crisis of osteoporosis among elderly people