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Bone Health News Archive




Study Finds Calcium, Vitamin D Supplements Help Improve Bone Mass But Don't Protect Against Most Fractures or Colorectal Cancer Apr 3, 2006
FDA Warns About Possible Complications of Cement Used to Treat Spinal Fractures Feb 9, 2003
Researchers Investigate Once-Yearly Treatment for Osteoporosis as Alternative to Daily Medication Aug 25, 2002
Stroke Increases Risk of Osteoporosis July 22, 2002
Study: Osteoporosis Drug Raloxifene (Evista) Protects Against Heart Problems Too April 18, 2002
Study Finds Low Bone Density Undiagnosed in Many Post-Menopausal Women Jan 24, 2002


FDA-Approval of Hand-Held Device Will Allow Osteoporosis Patients To Measure Bone Loss at Home Aug 22, 2001
FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Approval of Bone-Forming Drug to Treat Osteoporosis in Women Aug 10, 2001
Experimental Osteoporosis Drug Shows Promise, May Soon Be Available to Public May 14, 2001
MORE Data Shows Osteoporosis Drug, Raloxifene, May Also Reduce Post-Menopausal Breast Cancer Risk Feb 21, 2001
Researchers Explore Link Between Low Bone Mineral Density and Stroke Risk in Women Jan 19, 2001


British Scientists Grow Bone From Stem Cells, Could One Day Help Those With Osteoporosis Dec 15, 2000
Researchers Determine Which Women Should Receive Bone Density Screening Exams Oct 25, 2000
Raloxifene Shown to Reduce Anxiety in Post-Menopausal Women Sep 10, 2000
Hormone Patch Approved By FDA To Prevent Osteoporosis Aug 29, 2000
Research Shows Cholesterol Drugs May Also Fight Osteoporosis Jun 29, 2000
New Spinal Surgery and New Medication Among Discoveries Presented at Osteoporosis Conference Jun 26, 2000
New Automated Blood Test Helps Prevent and Treat Osteoporosis May 17, 2000
Women With Rheumatoid Arthritis More Likely to Develop Osteoporosis May 03, 2000
FDA Approves New Drug, Actonel, to Treat and Prevent Osteoporosis Apr 20, 2000
Liquid Cement Helps Spinal Fractures in Osteoporosis Patients Apr 06, 2000
Effects of Osteoporosis Drug Treatment May Take Two Years or Longer Mar 09, 2000
Wrist Fractures Commonly Indicate Osteoporosis Feb 24, 2000
Once Weekly Fosamax Tablet Effective Against Osteoporosis Feb 03, 2000
New Drug, Actonel, Reduces Bone Fractures in Post-Menopausal Women Jan 25, 2000
Low Dose Hormone Replacement Therapy Prevents Osteoporosis, Minimizes Negative Side Effects Jan 18, 2000
Oral Contraception Increases Bone Density in Post-Menopausal Women Jan 05, 2000


Estrogen Replacement Therapy Helps Prevent Osteoporosis in Post-Menopausal Women Dec 22, 1999
Radiologists Recommend Early Osteoporosis Screening Dec 13, 1999