Many observational studies in medical literature support the overall benefits of vitamin D supplementation. However, whether this is actually true is the subject of a renewed debate, particularly in muscle health.
Alendronate (Alen), a bisphosphonate used to treat and prevent osteoporosis, was coupled with nanodiamonds (NDs) as part of an experiment to discover if the combination could be used as a potential osteoporosis therapy and provide greater bone-targeted drug delivery than oral osteoporosis medications.
In a poster presented at ASBMR 2021, researchers compared fracture rates and treatment adherence in women with osteoporosis who received risedronate gastro-resistant vs oral immediate-release bisphosphonates.
Study authors conducted a systematic review to assess the impact of physical activity interventions in combination with pharmacologic treatments on bone turnover biomarkers in patients with osteopenia and osteoporosis.