Drug Therapy Reduces Future Fracture Risk

Osteoporosis drugs are reducing fracture risk by 40 percent in some studies.

A new study shows that anti-resorptive therapy (drugs that prevent bone resorption or bone breakdown), including bisphosphonates, denosumab and others, can decrease the risk of subsequent fractures by 40 percent. Research published in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (October 2015) studied over 31,000 patients who were 50 years of age or older and […]

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