Sad but true: Women are still woefully underrepresented in medical research studies, despite 20 years of work to right this wrong. Not only does this practice put women’s health at risk, it dampens scientific discovery. For a while there was hope that the decades-long bias of using primarily men for biomedical research would change. In […]
This week, two studies presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ annual meeting suggest the drugs might adversely affect bone quality and increase risk of atypical fractures of the femur, or the main bone in the thigh, when used for four or more years.