Better Treatment Options For Osteoporosis

by Medindia Content Team on  July 31, 2004 at 10:10 AM General Health News
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Better Treatment Options For Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis is a condition of low bone mass that can lead to an increased risk of fracture and painful disease. The disease is diagnosed by bone mineral density testing. New drugs and more exposure have increased researchers understanding of osteoporosis.
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Researchers looked at the trends associated with this disease from 1988 to 2003.They reported that the number of physician visits for osteoporosis increased four-fold between 1994 and 2003.

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However researchers say the treatment of osteoporosis has improved in recent years in association with the availability of new medications and they say that now physicians are prescribing drugs with greater effectiveness and convenience, and recognition of osteoporosis is increasing.
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