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Reducing Osteoporosis Fracture Risk

If you have been diagnosed with osteoporosis, or are at risk for this disease, you will need to strengthen your bones and reduce your risk for fracture. Options available to help reduce fracture risk include taking supplements, using prescribed medications, and/or making diet, exercise and lifestyle modifications. My philosophy is: “It doesn’t really matter how [...]

By |2019-09-19T09:30:55-04:00September 19th, 2013|0 Comments

The Future: Targeting Bone-Cracks With Drug-Carrying Nanoparticles

Take a look at the future for osteoporosis drug therapy. Research into drug delivery systems is hot, especially in the arena of nanotechnology. In a series of studies based at Penn State University and Boston University, researchers used self-powered nanoparticles to deliver medication (alendronate) right to the doorsteps of bone cracks themselves. Molecules moving inside [...]

By |2019-09-30T09:31:07-04:00September 1st, 2013|0 Comments