Osteoporosis

Handle with Care

Although Asian women are at particularly high risk, all minority nurses should take precautions against osteoporosis

Resources for Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment

A landmark study published this past December in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that millions of American women age 50 and older who have not been tested for osteoporosis (porous bones) may be at an increased risk of suffering serious bone fractures...

New Evidence Confirms the Value of Routine Osteoporosis Screening

Is routine bone density testing for women age 65 and older really an effective tool for preventing osteoporosis, the bone-weakening disease that is especially common in women of Asian descent?

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