Latest Articles by Suzanne M. Jan de Beur, M.D.
Frequent Exercise Maintains Bone Health
Exercising at least twice a week is required to maintain bone health and prevent bone loss.
What Is a Vertebral Compression Fracture?
An estimated 25 percent of American women over 50 experience compression fractures in their lifetime. Here’s what to know about this common source of back pain.
Risks of Testosterone Replacement Therapy
Low testosterone in men—or “low T”—can be caused by certain medical conditions or medications. But findings from several recent studies may cause doctors to be cautious about who should be treated.
Risks and Benefits of 5 Osteoporosis Medications
Medications approved for treating osteoporosis fall into the following general categories: bisphosphonates, selective estrogen receptor modulators, hormone and hormone-like preparations, monoclonal antibodies and anabolic agents.