Osteoporosis Canada

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April 1, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination and Osteoporosis Drug Therapy

Dr. Aliya Khan, Dr. Heather Frame, Dr. Claudia Gagnon, Dr. Rowena Ridout, Dr. Lianne Tile and Dr. Sandra Kim Recommendations from Osteoporosis Canada Rapid Response Team Osteoporosis is a chronic […]
March 27, 2020

Vitamin D and Potential Impact on the Severity of COVID-19

Vitamin D plays a significant role in building and maintaining healthy bones. In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the effects of vitamin D on the immune system are being […]
March 17, 2020

New Study Suggests Association Between Intake of Dairy Milk with Greater Risk of Breast Cancer

A recent study from the US suggests women who drink as little as one cup /250 ml of cow’s milk per day could be increasing their risk of developing breast […]
February 6, 2019

BÜBL X DAVID DIXON LAUNCHES TO A PACKED HOUSE AT TORONTO FASHION WEEK® X RE\SET™

Introducing a fashion line inspired by the two million Canadians affected by osteoporosis TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2019  – Models clad in stylish bubble wrap strutted down the Toronto Fashion Week® x […]
January 25, 2019

Eating for Bone Health with the New Canada’s Food Guide

The new Canada’s Food Guide was released on Tuesday Jan 22nd. It is a modern approach to promoting healthy eating, making healthier eating choices easier for all Canadians. This new […]
October 23, 2018

Increased Risk of Vertebral Fracture After Stopping Denosumab

Osteoporosis Canada advises individuals on denosumab therapy to discuss their treatment with their physician prior to delaying therapy, stopping therapy or missing a scheduled dose.   Denosumab (Prolia) has been […]
October 16, 2018

Vitamin D and Effects on Fractures, Falls and Bone Mineral Density

Osteoporosis Canada’s overall position statement in response to this study: This study did not specifically address the vitamin D requirements of individuals with osteoporosis, those with risk factors for osteoporotic […]
December 12, 2017

Long-Term Use Of Bisphosphonates Increases the Risk of Fractures in Older Women

Bisphosphonate therapy – long term use Recently a study published by Drieling et al in JAGS 2017 described the results of a cohort study of 5120 older women with an […]
October 16, 2017

How Does Calcium Affect Bone Health and Fracture Risk?

On September 29, 2015, two research articles were published online in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) concerning the effect of calcium intake on bone mineral density (BMD) and fracture reduction. […]
November 23, 2014

Swedish Milk Study

In a study published on Oct 28, 2014 by Dr. Michaelsson of Uppsala University, Sweden in the BMJ, high milk intake was associated with an increased rate of death in […]
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