Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Osteoporosis Osteoporosis en-us Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:03:53 EST Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:03:53 EST Pharmacy Technicians Advance Pharmacists’ Osteoporosis Care Well-trained pharmacy technicians can free up pharmacists’ time for osteoporosis management services by identifying patients who do not require pharmacist intervention. Mon, 01 Dec 2014 02:52:24 EST Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines Miss Majority of At-Risk Women Current risk assessment strategies for reducing fractures related to osteoporosis among women fail to accurately predict who will experience major osteoporotic injuries. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:53:59 EDT Pharmacist Intervention Improves Osteoporosis Medication Compliance Pharmacist-led drug use evaluation programs improve osteoporosis management in general practice. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:56:26 EDT 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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? 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 Wed, 20 Jun 2012 03:13:21 EDT Can Osteoporosis Be Prevented? Wed, 20 Jun 2012 03:10:24 EDT Steroid Use and Osteoporosis Wed, 20 Jun 2012 03:09:59 EDT Standing Strong: Preventing Osteoporosis Wed, 20 Jun 2012 03:04:49 EDT Osteoporosis: Treating Vertebral Compression Fractures Wed, 20 Jun 2012 03:02:59 EDT Diagnosing Osteoporosis Wed, 20 Jun 2012 02:59:56 EDT 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