Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Osteoporosis http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/osteoporosis/condition-rss Osteoporosis en-us Thu, 02 Oct 2014 12:45:58 EDT Thu, 02 Oct 2014 12:45:58 EDT Pharmacist Intervention Improves Osteoporosis Medication Compliance http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/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 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