A new treatment has been associated with rapid and large reductions in vertebral fracture, according to a large study presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology. Continue reading
Older people newly prescribed sleeping pills such as Z-drugs have twice the risk of a hip fracture in the first two weeks compared with non-users, says a study in PLOS-ONE. Continue reading
Psoriatic arthritis is linked to diabetes, Cushing disease, hypothyroidism and osteoporosis, according to a recent analysis in The Journal of Rheumatology. Continue reading
Genetics are key to hormone therapy that lowers the risk of broken bones in older women, says research in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.
Magnesium could be essential for preventing fractures, says a team from the UK and Finland.
Although we know that magnesium is an essential nutrient and an important component of the bone, no study has shown its effect on bone fractures. Continue reading