Osteoporosis is a condition where the bones become thin and fragile, increasing the chance of breaking following even minor injury. Osteoporosis is a disease of ageing and, although commoner in women, can occur in both sexes.
Analysis of how various nutrients affect osteoporosis.
Information on done density testing and education to assess risk of fracture and prevention.
Practical advice to improve bone health.
Article on this condition and on a study to determine whether the consumption of sulfur-containing animal proteins caused bone resorption.
Information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment.
FMI is an organization dedicated to promoting the world's best movement practices in the service of osteoporosis prevention and reversal. Sponsors Bones for Life education, training, and research in North America.
Information about osteoporosis on a women's health website. Includes bone growth, risk factors, a bone-building checklist, and preventing falls and hip fractures.
IOF is a non-profit organisation which advocates the early prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and related bone diseases.
Information on risk-factors, prevention and treatment of osteporosis.
Easy to understand information for patients on osteoporosis.
Information to health care professionals, patients and the public about metabolic bone diseases.
Fighting osteoporosis and promoting bone health. Includes news, resources for patients and professionals, and information on advocacy and prevention.
The only UK national charity dedicated to eradicating osteoporosis and promoting bone health in both men and women.
Special interest in clinical research, osteoporosis care, and bone density testing. Includes links patient and healthcare information.
Information on causes, risk factors, treatments and prevention.
Features a weblog containing a day to day living plan for women diagnosed with Osteoporosis.
Educational site for patients and physicians discusses the condition and its diagnosis, treatment, and underlying physiology.
Charity supporting research and public education to reduce the incidence and improve the management of this condition. Includes information materials for various different audiences.
Charitable organization's site provides up-to-date information on the risks, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis.
Details about OEP and its program which focuses on natural programs that will prevent, halt, and reverse osteoporosis. Includes a newsletter, research, calendar of events and contact details.
Links to resources for this disease.
Provides information on this disease, its signs and symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, pathogenesis, treatment, prognosis, epidemiology and prevention.
A weblog that aims to give in-depth analysis of the osteoporosis syndrome and offers a forum for visitors to talk about their condition.
Provides information on this progressive systemic skeletal disease including its epidemiology, risk factors, presentation, investigations, management, treatment and prognosis.
Information on what to expect for this diagnostic procedure.
Includes discussions on diagnosis, complications, treatments and newest osteoporosis drugs discussed.
Information on individualized nutrition and lifestyle consulting services.
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