we often think of osteoporosis as a conditionin older, female patients, but new research suggests doctors and men may need to rethinkthe issue. i'm rachelle grossman with your latest health news. a new study finds thatmen over 50 are much less likely to receive osteoporosis screenings following a bone fracturethan women. with osteoporosis, the body can't keep up with the production of new bone tissue,causing the bones to become fragile and weak, resulting in easily broken or fractured bones.the authors of this new study say they're concerned about possible under-diagnosis ofosteoporosis in men and called the male rates of osteoporosis screening "unacceptably low."ask your primary care doctor about help for osteoporosis.