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 1662 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Consumption of osteoanabolic drugs and strontium ranelate in the treatment of osteoporosis in the Czech Republic in 2005-2011.
 

Author(s): Leos Fuksa, Magda Vytrisalova, Tereza Hendrychova, Ivana Hrubesova, Jiri Vlcek, Vladimir Palicka

Journal: Acta Pol Pharm. ;71(2):329-35.

 

Anti-osteoporosis drugs with osteoanabolic (teriparatide, intact parathormone) and dual (strontium ranelate) mechanism of action are currently available for the treatment of postmenopausal, glucocorticoid induced or male osteoporosis in the Czech Republic (CZ). These expensive drugs ...

Last Updated: 29 Sep 2014

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Awareness of factors affecting osteoporosis obtained from a survey on retired Polish subjects.
 

Author(s): Natalia Ciesielczuk, Paweł Glibowski, Jolanta Szczepanik

Journal: Rocz Panstw Zakl Hig. 2014 ;65(2):147-53.

 

Osteoporosis is a growing problem facing modern society and currently poses one of the most serious health challenges. It is a progressive skeletal disease characterised by low bone mineral density whose development depends on multiple factors. These principally include increasing ...

Last Updated: 29 Sep 2014

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[Discordance between spine and hip Bone Mineral Density measurement using DXA in osteoporosis diagnosis: prevalence and risk factors].
 

Author(s): Mohamed Younes, Samch Ben Hammouda, Mahbouba Jguirim, Kaouthar Younes, Saoussen Zrour, Ismail Béjia, Mongi Touzi, Naceur Bergaoui

Journal: Tunis Med. 2014 Jan;92(1):1-5.

 

Diagnostic discordance for osteoporosis is the presence of different categories of T-scores in 2 skeletal sites of an individual patient, falling into 2 different diagnostic categories identified by the World Health Organization classification.

Last Updated: 2 Jun 2014

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Osteoporosis" returned 499 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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Systematic review of the use of bone turnover markers for monitoring the response to osteoporosis treatment: the secondary prevention of fractures, and primary prevention of fractures in high-risk groups.
 

Author(s): Jane Burch, Stephen Rice, Huiqin Yang, Aileen Neilson, Lisa Stirk, Roger Francis, Paul Holloway, Peter Selby, Dawn Craig

Journal: Health Technol Assess. 2014 Feb;18(11):1-180.

 

There is currently no standard practice for the monitoring of patients receiving treatment for osteoporosis. Repeated dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is commonly used for monitoring treatment response, but it has its limitations. Bone turnover markers have advantages over DXA ...

Last Updated: 18 Feb 2014

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Bisphosphonates for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in patients with rheumatic diseases: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Zhiyun Feng, Shumei Zeng, Yue Wang, Zhiyun Zheng, Zhong Chen

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While bisphosphonates (BPs) are commonly used in clinical treatment for osteoporosis, their roles on osteoporosis treatment for rheumatic patients remain unclear. We performed a meta-analysis to evaluate the efficacy of BPs on fractures prevention and bone mass preserving in rheumatic patients.

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Osteoporosis Coordinator for Low Volume Community Hospitals
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Osteoporosis; Fragility Fractures

 

Last Updated: 6 Aug 2007

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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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