Consider bisphosphonates to combat osteoporosis risk in asthma patients taking steroids, say researchers

New research has linked oral and inhaled steroids to a heightened risk of osteoporosis and fragility fractures in patients with asthma.

by Chloe Harman
Previous research looking at the impact of steroids on bone health has proved inconclusive. | GETTY IMAGES
Previous research looking at the impact of steroids on bone health has proved inconclusive. | GETTY IMAGES

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