Treatment with zoledronate once every 18 months significantly reduces the risk for nonvertebral or vertebral fragility fractures, compared with placebo, in postmenopausal women with osteopenia, study findings indicate.
medwireNews: Parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels may be elevated by use of some antihypertensive agents but reduced by others, analysis of the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) suggests. The ...
Researchers have shown that bone resorption is increased during exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, adding to growing evidence of a strong association between the disease and osteoporosis.
A US study has found that rates of bone mineral density testing in men with prostate cancer receiving androgen deprivation therapy are highest among those whose primary care physician is involved in their care.
US investigators report great difficulty in obtaining price information for total hip arthroplasty from healthcare providers, with many institutions and physicians unable to provide reasonable price estimates.
Phonophoresis of the non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug piroxicam with ultrasound is more effective than ultrasound alone for improving pain and other symptoms of mild-to-moderate knee osteoarthritis, show study findings.