Osteoporosis predominantly affects older adults, but bone loss can start at as early as age 40. Recently, scientists have found that probiotics might be a safe and effective tool to help fight bone loss.
New research has found evidence of an association between cataracts and increased risks of osteoporosis and fractures. The work, “Association Between Cataract and Risks of Osteoporosis and Fracture: A Nationwide Cohort Study,” appears in the October 3, 2018 edition of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Following surgery, some patients experience a broken bone around the implants of a total hip replacement–called a periprosthetic femoral fracture. In a study of such patients published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research,
Scientists from the New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Research Institute have developed a new bone engineering technique called Segmental Additive Tissue Engineering (SATE). The technique, described in a paper published online today in Scientific Reports,
Medication persistence and risk of fracture among female Medicare beneficiaries diagnosed with osteoporosis
Authors evaluated the association between medication persistence and fracture risk among female Medicare beneficiaries diagnosed with osteoporosis. They included elderly female Medicare beneficiaries diagnosed with osteoporosis initiated on osteoporosis medication January 1, 2009–June 30, 2011.