New treatment modalities in osteoporosis.

  title={New treatment modalities in osteoporosis.},
  author={Ernesto Canalis},
  journal={Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists},
  volume={16 5},
OBJECTIVE To describe recently discovered agents for the management of osteoporosis. METHODS A literature review (PubMed search) was conducted to identify agents at various stages of development for osteoporosis treatment. Agents under study or review for approval were included. RESULTS In menopause, bone remodeling is increased, and agents that suppress bone resorption can stabilize bone mass. In contrast, agents that target the osteoblast can increase bone formation and bone mass. Novel… CONTINUE READING


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