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 1679 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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Osteoporosis resulting from acute lymphoblastic leukemia in a 7-year-old boy: a case report.
 

Author(s): Hendra Salim, Ketut Ariawati, Wayan Bikin Suryawan, Made Arimbawa

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Osteoporosis in children is rare and usually secondary to an underlying disease process whose diagnosis may be difficult to detect. Etiological factors responsible for osteoporosis secondary to chronic illness include immobility, pubertal delay and other hormonal disturbances. Rarely, ...

Last Updated: 2 Jul 2014

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Osteoporosis" returned 504 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The ever-expanding conundrum of primary osteoporosis: aetiopathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment.
 

Author(s): Stefano Stagi, Loredana Cavalli, Salvatore Seminara, Maurizio de Martino, Maria Luisa Brandi

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In recent years, as knowledge regarding the etiopathogenetic mechanisms of bone involvement characterizing many diseases has increased and diagnostic techniques evaluating bone health have progressively improved, the problem of low bone mass/quality in children and adolescents has ...

Last Updated: 21 Jun 2014

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Advanced glycation end products play adverse proinflammatory activities in osteoporosis.
 

Author(s): Roberta Sanguineti, Alessandra Puddu, François Mach, Fabrizio Montecucco, Giorgio Luciano Viviani

Journal: Mediators Inflamm.. 2014 ;2014():975872.

 

Osteoporosis is a major public health burden that is expected to further increase as the global population ages. In the last twenty years, advanced glycation end products (AGEs) have been shown to be critical mediators both in the pathogenesis and development of osteoporosis and other ...

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2014

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Osteoporosis in men: epidemiology and treatment with denosumab.
 

Author(s): Kristel M Sidlauskas, Emily E Sutton, Michael A Biddle

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Osteoporosis is a major public health care concern. Although often described as a disease affecting postmenopausal women, researchers and clinicians have emphasized its prevalence in men in recent years. The National Osteoporosis Foundation has stated that up to 25% of men over the ...

Last Updated: 21 Apr 2014

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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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