PTH works for osteoporosis, but does it heal fractures?

By Annie Hayashi

Study demonstrates fracture healing enhanced by pharmacologic intervention

A large body of clinical data exists to support the efficacy of bisphosphonates and parathyroid hormones (PTH) in treating osteoporosis. Whether these same medications could be equally effective in treating fractures in those with osteoporosis, however, is not well-researched.

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