Latest Research Shows Soy Foods help Prevent Bone Loss

If you are not among those who are allergic to soy or have been diagnosed as having hypothyroidism, soy foods can be a great addition to your bone-building diet. Not only are soy foods excellent sources of magnesium and vitamin Read on! →

Denosumab (aka Prolia, Xgeva) – Even Worse than the Bisphosphonates?

Like the bisphosphonates, denosumab (trade names Prolia, Xgeva)(1) also prevents osteoclasts from removing old, damaged or worn out bone. It just does so via a different action than the bisphosphonates — an action that may turn out to have even Read on! →

Generic Boniva Now Available For The U.S Markets

Biphosphonate class drug Boniva also sold worldwide under the brand names Bonviva and Bondronat is now available for sale in the United States. The Food and Drug Administration has approved it’s use – prescription by doctors and distribution in pharmacies Read on! →

Alarming Escalation of Osteoporotic Fractures in Middle East and Africa

While most of the focus on osteoporosis in terms of reported cases, diagnosis, treatment, research and cost burdens have been in the US and Europe, the latest audit report (October 2011) from International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) shows that Middle East Read on! →

Oral Bisphosphonates for Osteoporosis May Cause Osteonecrosis of the Jaw In Some Patients

A study from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine warns that patients who were on long term bisphosphonates medication for treating osteoporosis were at risk of developing necrosis of bones in the jaw if they carried a variation of a Read on! →

Study Of Deer Antlers Throws Light On Workings Of Osteoporosis

More insights were had on the possible development of osteoporosis through a study of deer antlers by researchers at Research Institute of Hunting Resources (University of Castilla La Mancha), Spain. We have long been reading literature about how important Vitamin Read on! →