Osteoporosis

New Strategy Against Osteoporosis

An international research team has found a new approach that may be able to reduce bone loss in osteoporosis and maintain bone health.
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Tread Lightly When Delaying Denosumab Shots

(MedPage Today) -- On-time osteoporosis treatments are vital for reaping their full prevention benefits, according to a new study. In a study of 2,594 adults initiating denosumab for non-cancer indications (Prolia), on-time injections -- defined...
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Study: One Bmd Scan Enough For Most Premenopausal Women

(MedPage Today) -- A second bone mineral density (BMD) test 3 years after the initial measurement did not improve the ability to assess risk of osteoporosis-related fractures in healthy postmenopausal women, according to an observational study...
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Obesity, Hyperglycemia, Thyroid Levels & Covid-19; Cardiac Ct For Osteoporosis Screening?

(MedPage Today) -- Obesity was a risk factor for more severe COVID-19, as well as a higher chance of mortality. The study in European Journal of Endocrinology "suggests that people with mild obesity should also be identified as a population at...
Related topics: Obesity, Medical Research, Endocrinology

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Osteoporosis Drug Shows Promise Against Coronavirus

EU-backed researchers are requesting clinical trials to study the osteoporosis drug Raloxifene after virtual and laboratory tests suggest it could be active against the COVID-19 virus. The research consortium, known as Exscalate4CoV, used...
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Bone Drugs May Have Added Benefit: Lower Pneumonia Risk

Bisphosphonates such as Fosamax and Actonel, taken for osteoporosis, were associated with a reduced risk of pneumonia.
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Social Inequality May Contribute To Poor Metabolic, Bone Health

TUESDAY, April 28, 2020 -- Social factors might be significant contributors to coexisting metabolic syndrome (MetS) and osteoporosis (OP) in postmenopausal women, according to a study published online April 20 in Menopause. Hansongyi Lee, Ph.D.,...
Related topics: Medical Research, Menopause

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Ai Scores A Win For Osteoporosis Detection

]]>(MedPage Today) -- A natural language processing system successfully identified patients at risk for fracture who may have otherwise been missed, researchers said. Among 433 likely osteoporotic fractures logged in the electronic health records...
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Romosozumab Added To Guideline For Management Of Osteoporosis

TUESDAY, March 10, 2020 -- In an Endocrine Society guideline update, published online in the March issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, recommendations are presented for the use of romosozumab in the pharmacological...
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Drinking Takes Toll On Bones Of People With Hiv: Study

FRIDAY, March 6, 2020 -- Any amount of alcohol consumption increases the risk of osteoporosis in people with HIV, a new report suggests. Researchers analyzed data from a long-term study of 198 people with HIV and a current or past alcohol or drug...
Related topics: HIV, Virus, Medical Research, Alcohol

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Update For Osteoporosis Guidelines; Metformin For Childhood Obesity?

]]>(MedPage Today) -- The Endocrine Society updated its osteoporosis clinical practice guidelines to cover use of romosozumab (Evenity), which the FDA approved last year. (The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism) In data pooled...
Related topics: Childhood Obesity, Obesity, Food And Drug Administration, Endocrinology

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Endocrine Society Advises On Use Of Romosozumab For Osteoporosis

Updated guidance for osteoporosis now includes a recommendation for the use of romosozumab, but only in severe osteoporosis and not in women with a history of myocardial infarction or stroke. Medscape Medical News
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Double X-ray Vision Helps Tuberculosis And Osteoporosis Research

With an advanced X-ray combination technique, scientists have traced nanocarriers for tuberculosis drugs within cells with very high precision. The method combines two sophisticated scanning X-ray measurements and can locate minute amounts of...
Related topics: Tuberculosis, Medical Research

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History Of Falls Predicts Future Fractures In Postmenopausal Women

THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2020 -- A history of falls, especially injurious falls, predicts subsequent fractures in postmenopausal women, according to a study recently published in Osteoporosis International. Nadia Afrin, M.P.H., from the University of...
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Investigational Drugs Block Bone Loss In Mice Receiving Chemotherapy

Bone loss that can lead to osteoporosis and fractures is a major problem for cancer patients who receive chemotherapy and radiation. Since the hormone estrogen plays an important role in maintaining bone health, bone loss is especially pronounced...
Related topics: Bone Cancer, Chemotherapy, Cancer, Oncology, Hormones, Estrogen

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T2d Remission 5 Years After Surgery; Air Pollution & Osteoporosis

]]>(MedPage Today) -- Both restrictive and bypass bariatric surgery procedures put diabetes in remission, and patients remained in remission 5 years after surgery. (Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews) Ambient air pollution was tied to lower...
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Medical News Today: Osteoporosis: Researchers Find Another Possible Risk Factor

A new study has found an association between poor bone health — which can be a sign of osteoporosis — and exposure to high levels of air pollution.
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New Osteoporotic Fracture Tx Algorithm; Obesity Meds Underused

]]>(MedPage Today) -- The International Osteoporosis Foundation and European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis (ESCEO) released a new algorithm for managing patients at risk for osteoporotic fractures....
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Cells Lose Their Ability To Share Resources As We Get Older

A research team led by The University of Western Australia has found that our cells deteriorate and share fewer resources as we age, which can lead to the onset of diseases such as osteoporosis, arthritis, cardiovascular disease and cancers.
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Medical News Today: Short Sleep May Harm Bone Health In Older Women

A study of 11,000 postmenopausal women has linked sleeping for no more than 5 hours per night to a higher risk of having low bone mass and osteoporosis.
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