Home > Medical > Osteoporosis > New breakthroughs New breakthroughs All sections in Osteoporosis » About Osteoporosis » FAQs » Health Tips » Living with Osteoporosis » New Breakthroughs » Osteoporosis News » Osteoporosis and Diet » Osteoporosis and Exercise » Osteoporosis in men » Real-life Story World’s largest-ever bone biopsy study The results of the world’s largest-ever bone biopsy study in postmenopausal women were presented on 24 March at the European Congress on Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis in Spain. Selective oestrogen receptor modulators – SERMs SERMs form an oestrogen-like class of drug which is able to bind to oestrogen receptors of one organ system while remaining neutral to others. State-of-the-art hip procedure Long hospital stays after hip replacements may be something of the past. An operation, currently being performed in the UK, enables patients to walk a day after the procedure. Test Calcium calculator » Ask Healthy Bones Expert » Quiz Am I nearing menopause? » Start A Health24 blog » Should you pop a calcium pill? Bone Up! Bone health in the spotlight Calcium causing heart attacks? Fat women healthier than thin women? These are some of the surprising research findings presented at an osteoporosis conference. Genetic mutations up risk - study British researchers have identified two common genetic mutations that increase the risk of osteoporosis and related bone fractures, according to a study. Brittle bones link to heart disease Researchers say the likelihood that chest pain is due to obstructed coronary arteries is greater for those with low bone mineral density (BMD) than those with normal BMD. Most women unaware of risk A new large global survey reveals that more than half of women who suffer from osteoporosis do not perceive themselves to be at a higher risk for experiencing a fracture. Weight cycling weakens mens bones The more frequently men slimmed down and regained weight between the ages of 25 and 50, the more likely they were to suffer a fractured forearm after age 50, a study shows. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.