Osteoporosis Canada is aware of the following recent media releases

1. Calcium and Cardiovascular Disease

 

2. High dose vitamin D supplementation does not improve muscle function and may increase the risk of falls

 

3. Calcium intake and effect on bone health and fracture risk reduction

 

4. Swedish Milk Study

 

5. Strontium ranelate (Protelos) and osteoporosis

 

6. The potential link between orthosilicic acid and bone health

 

7. Vitamin D and Effects on BMD

 

8. The reported potential link between risk of cancer and long-term use of Calcitonin-containing drugs.

 

9. The reported potential link between calcium and vitamin D intake and the risk of kidney stones and fracture in healthy people.

 

10. The reported potential link between calcium supplement intake and vascular events.

 

11. The reported potential link between Prolia and atypical fractures.

 

12. The reported potential link between risk of eye disease and bisphosphonates.

 

13. The reported potential link between atypical fractures and bisphosphonates.

14. The reported potential link between esophageal cancer and bisphosphonate use.

 

15. The reported link between a high annual dose of vitamin D and falls and fractures.

 

16. The reported potential link between Fosamax and atrial fibrillation.

 

17. The reported potential link between oral bisphosphonates and aseptic osteonecrosis.

 

18. The reported potential link on the Osteonecrosis of the Jaw.

 

19. The reported potential link between use of zoledronic acid (Aclasta) and renal impairment.

 

Patients are advised to consult with their physicians concerning their individual situations if they have any questions or concerns.




Upcoming Events


  • Wed
    27
    Sep
    2017

    Public Osteoporosis Seminar

    6:30PM-8:00PM
  • Wed
    27
    Sep
    2017

    Fall Forum- Nutrients for Healthy Bones: How Much is Enough?

    7 to 9 pm
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    27
    Sep
    2017

    Free Public Lecture

    7:00 pm
  • Tue
    03
    Oct
    2017

    WEBINAR Osteoporosis and Cancer: What is the Connection?

    1:00 pm
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    19
    Oct
    2017

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    07
    Dec
    2017

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