Bone Mass & Osteoporosis

The National Osteoporosis Foundation’s position statement on peak bone mass development and lifestyle factors: a systematic review and implementation recommendations

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Lifestyle choices influence 20–40 % of adult peak bone mass. Therefore, optimization of lifestyle factors known to influence peak bone mass and strength is an important strategy aimed at reducing risk

Factors affecting bone mineral density in postmenopausal women

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This study aimed to determine the relationship between bone mineral density (BMD) and demographic, biochemical, and clinical features…

A systematic review of intervention thresholds based on FRAX

This systematic review identified assessment guidelines for osteoporosis that incorporate FRAX. The rationale for intervention thresholds is given in a…

Osteoporosis is much more than just Bone Mass. All pertinent risks have to be considered to better inform treatment decisions: who, when and with what to start drug therapy. FRAX is such a tool to guide decision-making.