Osteoporosis is a condition where the bones become thin and fragile, increasing the chance of breaking following even minor injury. Osteoporosis is a disease of ageing and, although commoner in women, can occur in both sexes.
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Australian Bone Density Testing Centre
Information on done density testing and education to assess risk of fracture and prevention.
Bone Health for Life
Practical advice to improve bone health.
Boning Up on Osteoporosis
Article on this condition and on a study to determine whether the consumption of sulfur-containing animal proteins caused bone resorption.
eMedicine Health - Osteoporosis
Information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Foundation for Movement Intelligence
FMI is an organization dedicated to promoting the world's best movement practices in the service of osteoporosis prevention and reversal. Sponsors Bones for Life education, training, and research in North America.
Information about osteoporosis on a women's health website. Includes bone growth, risk factors, a bone-building checklist, and preventing falls and hip fractures.
International Osteoporosis Foundation
IOF is a non-profit organisation which advocates the early prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and related bone diseases.
Mayo Clinic: Osteoporosis
Information on risk-factors, prevention and treatment of osteporosis.
Easy to understand information for patients on osteoporosis.
National Institute of Health - Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases
Information to health care professionals, patients and the public about metabolic bone diseases.
National Osteoporosis Foundation
Fighting osteoporosis and promoting bone health. Includes news, resources for patients and professionals, and information on advocacy and prevention.
National Osteoporosis Society
The only UK national charity dedicated to eradicating osteoporosis and promoting bone health in both men and women.
New Mexico Clinical Research & Osteoporosis Center
Special interest in clinical research, osteoporosis care, and bone density testing. Includes links patient and healthcare information.
NIAMS: Osteoporosis in Men
Information on causes, risk factors, treatments and prevention.
Features a weblog containing a day to day living plan for women diagnosed with Osteoporosis.
Osteoporosis and Bone Physiology
Educational site for patients and physicians discusses the condition and its diagnosis, treatment, and underlying physiology.
Charity supporting research and public education to reduce the incidence and improve the management of this condition. Includes information materials for various different audiences.
Charitable organization's site provides up-to-date information on the risks, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis.
The Osteoporosis Center
Includes discussions on diagnosis, complications, treatments and newest osteoporosis drugs discussed.
Osteoporosis Education Project
Details about OEP and its program which focuses on natural programs that will prevent, halt, and reverse osteoporosis. Includes a newsletter, research, calendar of events and contact details.
The Osteoporosis Nutritionist
Information on individualized nutrition and lifestyle consulting services.
Links to resources for this disease.
Osteoporosis Solutions and Therapy
Provides information on this disease, its signs and symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, pathogenesis, treatment, prognosis, epidemiology and prevention.
Osteoporosis Treatment Advice
A weblog that aims to give in-depth analysis of the osteoporosis syndrome and offers a forum for visitors to talk about their condition.
Provides information on this progressive systemic skeletal disease including its epidemiology, risk factors, presentation, investigations, management, treatment and prognosis.
RadiologyInfo: Bone Densitometry
Information on what to expect for this diagnostic procedure.
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