Osteoperosis

Probiotics Protect Against Lumbar Spine Bone Loss in Early Menopause

January 28, 2020

Probiotic supplementation using a mix of three Lactobacillus strains naturally occurring in the human gut microbiota protects against lumbar spine bone loss in healthy, early postmenopausal women, say researchers recently writing in The Lancet Rheumatology.

Cost of Osteoporosis Treatment Rises 118 Percent

September 25, 2019

The cost of treating osteoporosis in the United states has risen 118 percent over the last 19 years, shows an analysis presented this week at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research annual meeting in Orlando.

12 Recommendations for Osteoporosis Treatment

April 23, 2019

Shared decision making should be employed in deciding on the best course of treatment for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis, experts say. In this slideshow, we highlight some of the key recommendations for diagnosing osteoporosis and assessing fracture risk in postmenopausal women.