Osteoporosis

Common Name(s)

Osteoporosis

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HealthyWomen

HealthyWomen (HW) is the nation's leading independent health information source for women. Our core mission is to educate, inform and empower women to make smart health choices for themselves and their families. For more than 20 years, millions of women have been coming to HW for answers to their most pressing and personal health care questions. Through our wide array of online and print publications, HW provides health information that is original, objective, reviewed by medical experts and reflective of the advances in evidence-based health research.

Last Updated: 3 Oct 2013

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Osteoporosis" for support, advocacy or research.

HealthyWomen

HealthyWomen (HW) is the nation's leading independent health information source for women. Our core mission is to educate, inform and empower women to make smart health choices for themselves and their families. For more than 20 years, millions of women have been coming to HW for answers to their most pressing and personal health care questions. Through our wide array of online and print publications, HW provides health information that is original, objective, reviewed by medical experts and reflective of the advances in evidence-based health research.

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Last Updated: 3 Oct 2013

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Osteoporosis" returned 1614 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Atypical osteoporotic fractures: impact on therapeutic decision making in osteoporosis.
 

Author(s): Sofia Ish-Shalom

Journal: Isr. Med. Assoc. J.. 2014 Feb;16(2):110-2.

 

Last Updated: 20 Mar 2014

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Epidemiological association between osteoporosis and combined smoking and use of snuff among South African women.
 

Author(s): O A Ayo-Yusuf, B G Olutola

Journal: Niger J Clin Pract. ;17(2):174-7.

 

This study sought to explore the epidemiological association between the exclusive use and the combined use of snuff and smoking on the prevalence of osteoporosis in a national population sample of South African women who were 40 years and older.

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2014

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Validation of a CT-derived method for osteoporosis screening in IBD patients undergoing contrast-enhanced CT enterography.
 

Author(s): Nicholas K Weber, Jeff L Fidler, Tony M Keaveny, Bart L Clarke, Sundeep Khosla, Joel G Fletcher, David C Lee, Darrell S Pardi, Edward V Loftus, Sunanda V Kane, John M Barlow, Naveen S Murthy, Brenda D Becker, David H Bruining

Journal: Am. J. Gastroenterol.. 2014 Mar;109(3):401-8.

 

Osteoporosis and bone fractures are of particular concern in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Biomechanical computed tomography (BCT) is an image-analysis technique that can measure bone strength and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA)-equivalent bone mineral density ...

Last Updated: 5 Mar 2014

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Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Osteoporosis" returned 490 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Atypical fractures of the femur related to prolonged treatment with bisphosphonates for osteoporosis.
 

Author(s): Yoav Rosenthal, Amir Arami, Yona Kosashvili, Nir Cohen, Eli Sidon, Steven Velkes

Journal: Isr. Med. Assoc. J.. 2014 Feb;16(2):78-82.

 

Bisphosphonates reduce the overall risk of fractures among patients with osteoporosis, and this beneficial effect is long-lasting. However, since bisphosphonates inhibit bone remodeling, they may enhance the formation and propagation of micro-cracks over time and patients may therefore ...

Last Updated: 20 Mar 2014

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Current treatment approaches to osteoporosis - 2013.
 

Author(s): Stephen Honig, Chamith S Rajapakse, Gregory Chang

Journal: Bull Hosp Jt Dis (2013). 2013 ;71(3):184-8.

 

The clinical diagnosis of osteoporosis has evolved over the past 20 years to emphasize the relationship between compromised bone strength and fracture susceptibility. The goal of treatment of osteoporosis is fracture prevention. The aging of the American population will place additional ...

Last Updated: 24 Oct 2013

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Osteoporosis in the European Union: a compendium of country-specific reports.
 

Author(s): A Svedbom, E Hernlund, M Ivergård, J Compston, C Cooper, J Stenmark, E V McCloskey, B Jönsson, J A Kanis,

Journal: Arch Osteoporos. 2013 ;8(1-2):137.

 

This report describes epidemiology, burden, and treatment of osteoporosis in each of the 27 countries of the European Union (EU27).

Last Updated: 11 Oct 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Texture Analysis for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Osteoporosis; Osteopenia

 

Last Updated: 16 Mar 2007

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Weekly vs Daily Teriparatide Therapy in Severe Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Osteoporosis

 

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2014

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