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CT scan of the lumbar spine prior to surgery reveals undiagnosed osteoporosis in many patients

CT scan of the lumbar spine prior to surgery reveals undiagnosed osteoporosis in many patients

Researchers uncover first spontaneous animal model of human hypophosphatasia

Researchers uncover first spontaneous animal model of human hypophosphatasia

GSA endorses Global Call to Action to improve care of people with fragility fractures

GSA endorses Global Call to Action to improve care of people with fragility fractures

ACR’s updated guideline provides recommendations on treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis

ACR’s updated guideline provides recommendations on treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis

New guidelines recommend evaluation of osteoporosis risk for all postmenopausal women

New guidelines recommend evaluation of osteoporosis risk for all postmenopausal women

Leptin gene therapy aids weight loss without significant side effect of bone loss

Leptin gene therapy aids weight loss without significant side effect of bone loss

New book provides overview of treatment options for paediatric calcium and bone disorders

New book provides overview of treatment options for paediatric calcium and bone disorders

Hospira launches Paricalcitol Injection

Hospira launches Paricalcitol Injection

Study compares efficacy and side effects of popular osteoporosis drugs

Study compares efficacy and side effects of popular osteoporosis drugs

Risks of developing kidney failure, calcium deficiency from zoledronic acid are extremely rare

Risks of developing kidney failure, calcium deficiency from zoledronic acid are extremely rare

New open access Journal of Clinical and Translational Endocrinology from Elsevier

New open access Journal of Clinical and Translational Endocrinology from Elsevier

UCSF Professor receives Olof Johnell Science Award for achievements in metabolic bone disease

UCSF Professor receives Olof Johnell Science Award for achievements in metabolic bone disease

U.S. News & World Report names Hospital for Special Surgery among 2012 America's Best Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report names Hospital for Special Surgery among 2012 America's Best Hospitals

Scientists discover two key epigenetic regulating genes that govern stem cell differentiation

Scientists discover two key epigenetic regulating genes that govern stem cell differentiation

Vitamin D deficiency associated with increase in lung transplant rejection, infections

Vitamin D deficiency associated with increase in lung transplant rejection, infections

Doctors identify promising new treatment for hypophosphatasia

Doctors identify promising new treatment for hypophosphatasia

People with celiac disease are at risk for osteoporosis

People with celiac disease are at risk for osteoporosis

Loyola to study vitamin D deficiency in people of African descent

Loyola to study vitamin D deficiency in people of African descent

BUSM professor receives 2011 ACN Communication Media Award

BUSM professor receives 2011 ACN Communication Media Award

U.S. News & World Report ranks HSS as No.1 orthopedic hospital

U.S. News & World Report ranks HSS as No.1 orthopedic hospital