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Total knee replacement is a cost-effective treatment for patients with knee osteoarthritis

Taking into consideration costs of forgoing versus pursuing total knee replacement, researchers found that across older and younger age groups, TKR is a cost-effective treatment for these patients. Knee osteoarthritis

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Researchers develop technique to replicate bone-remodelling processes

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) have developed a technique to replicate bone tissue complexity and bone remodelling processes.

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Light stimulation makes bones heavier

Researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) show that laser irradiation inhibits expression of the osteogenesis inhibitor protein sclerostin without causing inflammation, providing a potential therapeutic option for osteoporosis

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New research finds low bone health testing rates after prostate cancer treatment

New research in the October 2020 issue of JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network finds the rate of bone mineral density (BMD) testing in people with prostate cancer undergoing androgen deprivation

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1 December 2020, Osteoporosis Online; virtual event

Join the Royal Osteoporosis Society for their new digital learning event The ROS are taking education online this winter with Osteoporosis Online, their new digital learning event. The one-day event

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Increased high intensity physical activity in early adolescence could lead to stronger bones in adulthood and help prevent osteoporosis in later life

High intensity physical activity in early life might help maximise peak hip strength and prevent osteoporosis in later life, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open from researchers

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16-17 September 2020, 13th International Conference on Osteoporosis, Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders; Dubai

Postponed from April 2020: Osteoporosis 2020 takes immense pleasure in welcoming participants from across the globe to attend “13th International Conference on Osteoporosis, Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders” from September 16-17, 2020 in Dubai, UAE.

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8-9 April 2020, 13th International Conference on Osteoporosis, Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders; Dubai – POSTPONED

The event has been postponed until 16-17 September 2020, for more details click here   Osteoporosis 2020 takes immense pleasure in welcoming participants from across the globe to attend “13th International

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Scotland becomes second country in the world to have 100 per cent fracture liaison service

The Royal Osteoporosis Society (ROS) has launched new clinical standards for fracture liaison services, as Scotland achieves 100 per cent fracture liaison service (FLS) coverage. The newly launched ROS Effective Secondary

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A new ‘atlas’ of genetic influences on osteoporosis

A ground-breaking new study led by researchers from the Lady Davis Institute (LDI) at the Jewish General Hospital (JGH) has succeeded in compiling an atlas of genetic factors associated with