Osteoporosis

Epidural Steroid Injections Associated With Decreased Bone Mineral Density, Increased Risk for Vertebral Fracture

Epidural Steroid Injections Associated With Decreased Bone Mineral Density, Increased Risk for Vertebral Fracture

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Epidural steroid injections may be associated with reduced bone mineral density and an increased risk for vertebral fracture.

Certain Osteoporotic Drugs Effective in Preventing Secondary Vertebral Fractures

Certain Osteoporotic Drugs Effective in Preventing Secondary Vertebral Fractures

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Clinicians who treat osteoporotic fractures should prescribe anti-osteoporotic drugs to prevent secondary vertebral and non-vertebral fractures.

Abaloparatide FDA-Approved for Fragility Fractures in Postmenopausal Women

Abaloparatide FDA-Approved for Fragility Fractures in Postmenopausal Women

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The FDA has approved abaloparatide injection for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at an increased risk of fracture

Association Between Osteoporosis and Multiple Sclerosis

Association Between Osteoporosis and Multiple Sclerosis

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Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) have lower bone mineral density and greater rates of osteoporosis than healthy controls.

Averting Future Fractures, Osteoporosis After Hip Fracture

Averting Future Fractures, Osteoporosis After Hip Fracture

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Fewer than 1 in 4 women receive recommended assessment or treatment of osteoporosis within 1 year after hip fracture.

Fractures From Osteoporosis Double Risk of Death in Older Adults

Fractures From Osteoporosis Double Risk of Death in Older Adults

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In addition to hip fractures, fractures of the spine, shoulder, wrist, or clavicle can lead to a significantly increased risk of death.

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