Huesos Sanos Radio Interview »

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Our new huesosanos.org site was recently mentioned during a radio interview session. Click the following link to listen to the opening segment:  http://www.fdpradio.com/FDPprod/MAC/COLLINS/CCC%20BK01%20101417.mp3    

New National Survey Reveals 82 Percent of Postmenopausal Women Miss Critical Connection Between Osteoporosis and Bone Fractures »

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Joint Survey from National Osteoporosis Foundation, HealthyWomen and Radius Health Sounds an Urgent Call to Action for Women to Know Their Risk, Get the Facts: ‘Fractured Truth’ Education Campaign Addresses Entrenched Misperceptions, Asks Women to Rethink Their Beliefs About Bone Health WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A fracture (bone break) in a… Read more »

Don’t Fall For A Fractured Truth »

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NOF, HealthyWomen and Radius health recently launched a new education campaign called “Fractured Truth”. This initiative is intended to help postmenopausal women understand the connection between fractures and osteoporosis, the critical need to be proactive about their bone health, and to recognize the myths that are often associated with this disease. As part of the… Read more »

Health Buzz: Meredith Vieira: ‘There’s No Excuse for Not Thinking About Bone Health’ »

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Meredith Vieira, the popular journalist and talk-show host says “There’s no excuse for not knowing about bone health and being proactive with your doctor.” Vieira, 63, who’s teamed up with bonenews.com, is opening up about her connection to osteoporosis, which affects about 10 million Americans over age 50, and the link between fractures and postmenopausal… Read more »

Osteoporosis: ACP update treatment guidelines for preventing bone fractures »

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To reduce the risk of hip and vertebral fractures in women with osteoporosis, physicians should treat them with the bisphosphonates risedronate, alendronate, or zoledronic acid, or alternatively with the biologic agent denosumab. This strong recommendation appears in revised guidelines from the American College of Physicians (ACP) for the prevention of fractures in men and women… Read more »

NOF Response to the Newly Published “Treatment of Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures in Men and Women: A Clinical Practice Guideline Update from the American College of Physicians” (ACP) »

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On Monday, May 8th, the American College of Physicians (ACP) released its updated guidelines for treatment of men and women with low bone density or osteoporosis. The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) applauds the ACP for recognizing the need to update its previous guidelines from 2008 and emphasizing the importance of treatment for osteoporosis and the… Read more »

FDA Approves Radius Health’s TYMLOS™ (abaloparatide) »

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Apr 28, 2017 FDA Approves Radius Health’s TYMLOS™ (abaloparatide), a Bone Building Agent for the Treatment of Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis at High Risk for Fracture TYMLOS is the first new anabolic (bone building) agent for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis in the United States in nearly 15 years US Commercial Launch in May Approval Based… Read more »

Calcium Supplements and the Heart: Clearing Up the Confusion »

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A video interview was recorded with Dr. JoAnn Manson, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She spoke about calcium supplements and the heart which is a subject that has been filled with mixed messages and prone to confusion over the past several years. Watch the recording here.