Osteoporosis affects a lot of older adults. However, having the disease doesn’t have to mean being on the road to a disability. Preventing osteoporotic fractures is job #1 in this regard. Worldwide, 1 in 3 women over age 50 will experience osteoporotic fractures, as will 1 in 5 men aged 50+ – that’s a fracture […]

Ten million Americans have osteoporosis, with post-menopausal women at the greatest risk of this disease that causes bone loss. Although mild and moderate cases of osteoporosis are generally dealt with through oral medications (e.g., bisphosphonates such as Fosamax and Boniva), severe cases of osteoporosis require more intervention to reduce the risk of bone fractures. For […]

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