Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Osteoporosis http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/osteoporosis/condition-rss 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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/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 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 12:56:26 UTC 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 05:54:28 UTC 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 01:01:01 UTC 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 01:30:23 UTC 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 05:26:26 UTC 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 03:25:42 UTC 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 01:21:31 UTC 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 09:45:13 UTC 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 09:44:37 UTC 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 09:43:40 UTC 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 09:41:16 UTC Bisphosphonates Video Consult http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/Bisphosphonates-Video-Consult Wed, 20 Jun 2012 07:13:21 UTC Can Osteoporosis Be Prevented? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/Can-Osteoporosis-Be-Prevented Wed, 20 Jun 2012 07:10:24 UTC Steroid Use and Osteoporosis http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/Steroid-Use-and-Osteoporosis Wed, 20 Jun 2012 07:09:59 UTC Standing Strong: Preventing Osteoporosis http://www.pharmacytimes.com/podcasts/Standing-Strong-Preventing-Osteoporosis Wed, 20 Jun 2012 07:04:49 UTC Osteoporosis: Treating Vertebral Compression Fractures http://www.pharmacytimes.com/podcasts/Osteoporosis-Treating-Vertebral-Compression-Fractures Wed, 20 Jun 2012 07:02:59 UTC