Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Osteoporosis Osteoporosis en-us Sat, 01 Aug 2015 01:38:41 UTC Sat, 01 Aug 2015 01:38:41 UTC Educate Epileptics on Osteoporosis Risk Factors Controlling seizures is critical for patients with epilepsy, but side effects of antiepileptic drugs are another tremendous concern. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 01:00:00 UTC Bisophosphonate Use Questioned in Patients Undergoing Androgen Deprivation Therapy Many male patients being treated for prostate cancer undergo androgen deprivation therapy, which has been shown to have several risky side effects, including osteoporosis. Wed, 07 Jan 2015 03:55:00 UTC 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 07:52:00 UTC 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 01:53:59 UTC Pharmacist Intervention Improves Osteoporosis Medication Compliance Pharmacist-led drug use evaluation programs improve osteoporosis management in general practice. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:56:26 UTC 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 05:54:28 UTC 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 01:01:01 UTC 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 01:30:23 UTC 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 05:26:26 UTC 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 03:25:42 UTC 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 01:21:31 UTC 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 09:45:13 UTC 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 09:44:37 UTC 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 09:43:40 UTC 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 09:41:16 UTC Bisphosphonates Video Consult Wed, 20 Jun 2012 07:13:21 UTC Can Osteoporosis Be Prevented? Wed, 20 Jun 2012 07:10:24 UTC Steroid Use and Osteoporosis Wed, 20 Jun 2012 07:09:59 UTC Standing Strong: Preventing Osteoporosis Wed, 20 Jun 2012 07:04:49 UTC Osteoporosis: Treating Vertebral Compression Fractures Wed, 20 Jun 2012 07:02:59 UTC