Pharmacytimes:Condition Center: Osteoporosis http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/osteoporosis/condition-rss en-us Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:42:54 EDT Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:42:54 EDT Calcium and Vitamin D Supplementation Plus Hormone Therapy Protects Boneshttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Calcium-and-Vitamin-D-Supplementation-Plus-Hormone-Therapy-Protects-BonesSupplementation 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 EDTMediterranean Diet With Olive Oil Protects Boneshttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Mediterranean-Diet-With-Olive-Oil-Protects-BonesA 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 ESTStudy: Few Epilepsy Patients Aware of Fracture Risk Associated With AEDshttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Study-Few-Epilepsy-Patients-Aware-of-Fracture-Risk-Associated-With-AEDsLess 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 EDTPharmacist Counseling Improves Osteoporosis Medication Initiationhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Pharmacist-Counseling-Improves-Osteoporosis-Medication-InitiationPostmenopausal 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 EDTOsteoporosis: Slow Developing Disease Affects 1 in 5 American Womenhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Osteoporosis-Slow-Developing-Disease-Affects-1-in-5-American-WomenPharmacists can advise patients on medications and lifestyle changes to help prevent or treat osteoporosis.Thu, 21 Jun 2012 05:45:13 EDTTask Force Recommends Against Vitamin D, Calcium Supplementshttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Task-Force-Recommends-Against-Vitamin-D-Calcium-SupplementsA federal government task force report advised against taking daily vitamin D and calcium supplements to prevent fractures.Thu, 21 Jun 2012 05:44:37 EDTFDA Report Advises Caution Over Long-Term Bisphosphonate Usehttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/FDA-Report-Advises-Caution-Over-Long-Term-Bisphosphonate-UseStudies 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 EDTHormone Replacement Therapy: Do the Risks Outweigh the Benefits?http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Hormone-Replacement-Therapy-Do-the-Risks-Outweigh-the-BenefitsA 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 EDTBisphosphonates Video Consulthttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Bisphosphonates-Video-ConsultWed, 20 Jun 2012 03:13:21 EDTCan Osteoporosis Be Prevented?http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Can-Osteoporosis-Be-PreventedWed, 20 Jun 2012 03:10:24 EDTSteroid Use and Osteoporosishttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Steroid-Use-and-OsteoporosisWed, 20 Jun 2012 03:09:59 EDTStanding Strong: Preventing Osteoporosishttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/podcasts/Standing-Strong-Preventing-OsteoporosisWed, 20 Jun 2012 03:04:49 EDTOsteoporosis: Treating Vertebral Compression Fractureshttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/podcasts/Osteoporosis-Treating-Vertebral-Compression-FracturesWed, 20 Jun 2012 03:02:59 EDTDiagnosing Osteoporosishttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/podcasts/Diagnosing-OsteoporosisWed, 20 Jun 2012 02:59:56 EDTCalcium Supplements Linked to Heart Attackhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Calcium-Supplements-Linked-to-Heart-AttackCalcium 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 EDTImplanted Chip Successfully Delivers Osteoporosis Drughttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Implanted-Chip-Successfully-Delivers-Osteoporosis-DrugAn 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 ESTOn the Horizon—Performance-Based Contracts for Drugs?--May 2009http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/ePharmacyTimesDrugPrices--0509Thu, 07 May 2009 01:00:14 EDTBisphosphonates' Growing Role in Breast Cancerhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/RxFocusBisphosphonates-0608Intravenous 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