Here's what you should know about the links between diabetes and osteoporosis and how you can reduce your fracture risk.
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.
Osteoporosis is one of the most common complications of lupus. Here’s what you can do to offset the bone-weakening impact of the disease and its treatments.
Here’s what you need to know about alcohol consumption and osteoporosis.
Getting more bone-building calcium by taking supplements seems like it should be a good thing. But some doctors aren’t so sure.
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.
The National Osteoporosis Foundation recommends that all women age 65 and older get screened for osteoporosis with a bone mineral density (BMD) test.
Osteoporosis prevention relies on a three-pronged approach: Exercise, proper nutrition and—when appropriate—medication, including some bisphosphonates.
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.