Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Osteoporosis http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/osteoporosis/condition-rss Osteoporosis en-us Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:43:33 EDT Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:43:33 EDT Popular Prescription Medications May Contribute to Falls, Injuries in Elderly Patients http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Popular-Prescription-Medications-May-Contribute-to-Falls-Injuries-in-Elderly-Patients Fall and injuries in the elderly may be attributed to many popular prescription medications. Sat, 16 Aug 2014 01:54:28 EDT Regular Bone Density Monitoring Doesn't Predict Fracture Risk After Bisphosphonate Discontinuation http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Regular-Bone-Density-Monitoring-Doesnt-Predict-Fracture-Risk-After-Bisphosphonate-Discontinuation The results of a secondary analysis of the FLEX trial do not support regular bone density monitoring within the first few years of discontinuing alendronate therapy. Wed, 21 May 2014 09:01:01 EDT Calcium and Vitamin D Supplementation Plus Hormone Therapy Protects Bones http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Calcium-and-Vitamin-D-Supplementation-Plus-Hormone-Therapy-Protects-Bones Supplementation with calcium and vitamin D led to significantly reduced risk of hip fracture when combined with postmenopausal hormone therapy, a recent study finds. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 09:30:23 EDT Mediterranean Diet With Olive Oil Protects Bones http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Mediterranean-Diet-With-Olive-Oil-Protects-Bones A diet low in meat and carbohydrates but with plenty of extra virgin olive oil appears to protect the bones of older men, according to the results of a study. Wed, 14 Nov 2012 12:26:26 EST Study: Few Epilepsy Patients Aware of Fracture Risk Associated With AEDs http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Study-Few-Epilepsy-Patients-Aware-of-Fracture-Risk-Associated-With-AEDs Less than a quarter know that most fractures in epilepsy patients are unassociated with seizures, according to a recent study. Mon, 20 Aug 2012 11:25:42 EDT Pharmacist Counseling Improves Osteoporosis Medication Initiation http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Pharmacist-Counseling-Improves-Osteoporosis-Medication-Initiation Postmenopausal women are more likely to start medication therapy following osteoporotic fractures if they receive counseling from a pharmacist, a study suggests. Tue, 31 Jul 2012 09:21:31 EDT Osteoporosis: Slow Developing Disease Affects 1 in 5 American Women http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Osteoporosis-Slow-Developing-Disease-Affects-1-in-5-American-Women Pharmacists can advise patients on medications and lifestyle changes to help prevent or treat osteoporosis. Thu, 21 Jun 2012 05:45:13 EDT Task Force Recommends Against Vitamin D, Calcium Supplements http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Task-Force-Recommends-Against-Vitamin-D-Calcium-Supplements A federal government task force report advised against taking daily vitamin D and calcium supplements to prevent fractures. Thu, 21 Jun 2012 05:44:37 EDT FDA Report Advises Caution Over Long-Term Bisphosphonate Use http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/FDA-Report-Advises-Caution-Over-Long-Term-Bisphosphonate-Use Studies suggest minimal improvements after 5 years of bisphosphonate use, and long-term use has been associated with serious, although rare, side effects. Thu, 21 Jun 2012 05:43:40 EDT Hormone Replacement Therapy: Do the Risks Outweigh the Benefits? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Hormone-Replacement-Therapy-Do-the-Risks-Outweigh-the-Benefits A review of studies suggests long-term hormone replacement therapy increases risk of cancer, cardiovascular problems, and other serious conditions. Thu, 21 Jun 2012 05:41:16 EDT Bisphosphonates Video Consult http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Bisphosphonates-Video-Consult Wed, 20 Jun 2012 03:13:21 EDT Can Osteoporosis Be Prevented? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Can-Osteoporosis-Be-Prevented Wed, 20 Jun 2012 03:10:24 EDT Steroid Use and Osteoporosis http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Steroid-Use-and-Osteoporosis Wed, 20 Jun 2012 03:09:59 EDT Standing Strong: Preventing Osteoporosis http://www.pharmacytimes.com/podcasts/Standing-Strong-Preventing-Osteoporosis Wed, 20 Jun 2012 03:04:49 EDT Osteoporosis: Treating Vertebral Compression Fractures http://www.pharmacytimes.com/podcasts/Osteoporosis-Treating-Vertebral-Compression-Fractures Wed, 20 Jun 2012 03:02:59 EDT Diagnosing Osteoporosis http://www.pharmacytimes.com/podcasts/Diagnosing-Osteoporosis Wed, 20 Jun 2012 02:59:56 EDT Calcium Supplements Linked to Heart Attack http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Calcium-Supplements-Linked-to-Heart-Attack Calcium pills that are widely used to help prevent osteoporosis have been associated with a significantly increased risk of heart attack, researchers report. Tue, 29 May 2012 09:57:33 EDT Implanted Chip Successfully Delivers Osteoporosis Drug http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Implanted-Chip-Successfully-Delivers-Osteoporosis-Drug An implanted chip delivered daily doses of teriparatide, which is usually injected, holding out the promise of implants that can help solve adherence problems. Fri, 09 Mar 2012 03:57:00 EST On the Horizon—Performance-Based Contracts for Drugs?--May 2009 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/ePharmacyTimesDrugPrices--0509 Thu, 07 May 2009 01:00:14 EDT Bisphosphonates' Growing Role in Breast Cancer http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/RxFocusBisphosphonates-0608 Intravenous bisphosphonates, often used to treat metastases and bone pain in breast cancer patients, are now being used by clinicians for osteoporosis in these patients—pharmacists need to recommend appropriate screening and treatment. Sun, 15 Jun 2008 01:00:00 EDT