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Osteoporosis

Does Osteoporosis Treatment Reduce Overall Mortality in Addition to Fracture Risk?

According to a recent meta-analysis, no significant association was observed between pharmacotherapies used for osteoporosis treatment and mortality rate, despite previous studies suggesting the treatments, particularly bisphosphonates, lower overall mortality. To investigate this association, study authors searched various databases and conference abstracts for randomized placebo-controlled studies in which drug therapies were evaluated for a year…