Focusing on Women's Health from Puberty to Menopause.

Challenging the rule of halves in osteoporosis

Publication date: Saturday, 01 October 2011
Contributor(s): Mary Elliott

Half of post-menopausal women will suffer a fracture during their lifetime, mainly because of osteoporosis. Currently available medication can halve the risk of future osteoporotic fractures. Yet many at-risk women are still unidentified, and only half of all patients persist with treatment for more than a year.
Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 3 Number 4 Oct-Nov-Dec 2011
Print edition page(s): 183
Contributor(s): Mary Elliott

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