Osteoporosis - Laser irradiation shows promise as a new treatment modality for osteoporosis
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 Approaches to Treating OsteoporosisApproaches to Treating Osteoporosis
 
Osteoporosis is a bone disease frequently found in women due to lower peak bone mass and menopausal changes.
 
   Laser irradiation shows promise as a new treatment modality for osteoporosisLaser irradiation shows promise as a new treatment modality for osteoporosis
 
Osteoporosis is a disease in which bone loses mass as a result of age or other influences. This weakening is the leading cause of fractures in the elderly, often after trivial injuries, and makes treating these "pathological fractures" a challenge.
 
   Researchers discover potential cellular target for eliminating bone breakdown in osteoporosisResearchers discover potential cellular target for eliminating bone breakdown in osteoporosis
 
New research has discovered a cell type that governs the way bones form and maintain themselves, opening up a potential target for future therapies for bone disorders like osteoporosis.
 
   Older men are underdiagnosed and undertreated for osteoporosisOlder men are underdiagnosed and undertreated for osteoporosis
 
A new study reveals that many older men who experience a fracture are still underdiagnosed with and undertreated for osteoporosis.
 
   Low dose computed tomography shows potential for opportunistic screening of osteoporosisLow dose computed tomography shows potential for opportunistic screening of osteoporosis
 
Osteoporosis can be detected through low dose computed tomography (LDCT) imaging tests performed for lung cancer screening or other purposes.