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In spring 2023, the information on this website will move to niams.nih.gov/health-topics/bone-health.

Bookmark niams.nih.gov/health-topics/bone-health to keep up with health topics related to bone health.

Multicultural Communities multicultural communities

Many racial/ethnic groups are at increased risk of developing osteoporosis. Learn the facts.

Women women

Osteoporosis is more common in women. Find out how to prevent and treat this disease.

Men men

Most men with osteoporosis have at least one secondary cause. Find out if you are at risk.

Kids kids

Strong bones begin in childhood. Learn how to help kids build up their “bone bank accounts.


Research Resources


Federal Partners

The NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases ~ National Resource Center is supported by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases with contributions from: