Postmenopausal women with a chronic lung disorder, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma, may be at higher risk for osteoporosis of the hip.
Many people fear hip fractures—and with good reason. Of all types of fractures, hip fractures have the most significant impact on a person’s quality of life.
Once a woman reaches menopause, she’s more prone than a pre-menopausal woman to a full-thickness rotator cuff tear in her shoulder with no pain or other symptoms.
The latest news linking osteoporosis drug Fosamax - also known by its generic name alendronate - with atrial heart fibrillation in some patients serves as an important reminder: Everything we put in our body can change our body. While prescription me...