Raloxifene, a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM), has been shown to decrease vertebral fractures by up to 50% after 3 years.
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Patients with vertebral fractures who underwent kyphoplasty, a procedure that stabilizes fractures of the spine, were found in one study to have reduced pain, fewer new fractures, and less healthcare… [ Get More Details ]
A recent study found that more postmenopausal women who took the drug denosumab gained at least 3% of bone mass at the hip and spine than those who took… [ Get More Details ]
Genetics can account for up to 75% of bone mineral density (BMD). Researchers have identified a gene that strongly influences peak bone mass in mice. The gene was not previously… [ Get More Details ]