Understanding the Sleep-Bone Link »

| Osteoporosis in the News

By Joan Pagano, BHOF Ambassadors Leadership Council Member   The link between osteoporosis and sleep is fundamental to bone health, although itā€™s not the first that comes to mind. We often hear about the importance of a balanced diet and regular exercise when it comes to maintaining healthy bones. However, sleep is another crucial element… Read more »

What to Expect When Getting a DXA Scan »

| BHOF in the News, Osteoporosis in the News

A bone density test gauges the mineral content, like calcium, within your bones. The primary and versatile method for this assessment is Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA). DXA serves to proactively diagnose osteoporosis, assess future fracture risk, and track the progress of osteoporosis treatments, all before a bone fracture occurs. Click here to read the full… Read more »

Patientsā€™ Perspectives as a Catalyst for Action to Improving Osteoporosis Care »

| Osteoporosis in the News

Despite progress in scientific research and available treatments and diagnostic tools, osteoporosis remains a global health problem with potentially devastating consequences for patients and significant costs for health care systems. Ghent University prepared a report that presents for the first time the strongest voice in the mission to increase awareness of osteoporosis and to advocate… Read more »