Which Exercise Regimen Protects Bone Health in Older Adults with Obesity?
Successful weight loss approaches in older adults with obesity can unfortunately lead to bone loss and an increased risk of fractures.
Fracture Risk Tool Is Useful in Women with Breast Cancer Initiating Aromatase Inhibitor Therapy
The FRAX®tool takes into account certain factors to determine the risk of bone fracture in the general population.
Could a less sedentary lifestyle help to beat osteoporosis?
The effects on osteoporosis of prolonged periods of sitting – and the potential impact of less sedentary behaviour – are being explored in research led at the University…
Screening for Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Women Is Cost-Effective
A recent Journal of Bone and Mineral Research analysis indicates that screening for fracture risk in older postmenopausal women is a good use of healthcare resources—in other words,…
Effective Protection against Hip Fracture during Cortisone Treatment
There is effective protection against hip fracture for the many elderly people whose skeleton is declining in strength, as a side effect of cortisone treatment. If patients receive…