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Osteoporosis

Research and Clinical Trials for Osteoporosis

Research on osteoporosis focuses on every aspect of the disease from identifying the mechanisms that cause it to improving early diagnosis to drug treatments, physical therapy and joint replacement surgery. 

Clinical trials on osteoporosis include studies investigating:

  • Treatments follow fragility fractures
  • Improving care in high-risk patients getting home health care
  • Intervention strategies for hip fractures
  • Osteoporosis in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Treatment of osteoporosis in women following menopause
  • Long-term care
  • Educational programs
  • Genetic factors
  • HIV-associated osteoporosis
  • Physical therapy techniques
  • Psychological problems in patients

Locations for Osteoporosis