Osteoporosis

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....
Related topics: Algorithms, Obesity, Arthritis, Osteoarthritis

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Bone Breakthrough May Lead To More Durable Airplane Wings

Cornell researchers have made a new discovery about how seemingly minor aspects of the internal structure of bone can be strengthened to withstand repeated wear and tear, a finding that could help treat patients suffering from osteoporosis. It could...
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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.
Related topics: Medical Research, Cardiovascular Disease, Arthritis, Cardiology, Cancer, Oncology

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Osteoporosis Screening Often Missed In Patients With Esrd

Women with ESRD on hemodialysis are rarely screened for osteoporosis despite the fact they are at high risk for bone diseases compared with the general population. Medscape Medical News

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Top 10 Medical Innovations For 2020, According To Cleveland Clinic

A new osteoporosis drug, minimally invasive mitral valve surgery, immunotherapy for peanut allergies, and biologics in orthopedic repair are among the advances predicted to have the greatest impact in 2020. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Allergies

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Severe Energy Restriction Diet Proves Effective For Obese Postmenopausal Women

(MedPage Today) -- Caution is advised for women with osteopenia/osteoporosis
Related topics: Diet, Obesity

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Odanacatib For Osteoporosis; Trialnet Funding Scaled Back

(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world
Related topics: Endocrinology

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Researcher Receives $1.5 Million Nih Grant To Study Osteoporosis In Diabetic Women

The five-year study, which will involve 40 diabetic women and 40 nondiabetic women, is expected to cost $2.7 million. Researcher hopes it will eventually free diabetic women from osteoporosis, one of many diseases that strike diabetics more...
Related topics: Medical Research, Diabetes

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Researcher Receives $1.5 Million Nih Grant To Study Osteoporosis In Diabetic Women

The five-year study, which will involve 40 diabetic women and 40 nondiabetic women, is expected to cost $2.7 million. Researcher hopes it will eventually free diabetic women from osteoporosis, one of many diseases that strike diabetics more...
Related topics: Medical Research, Diabetes

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Cleveland Clinic Unveils Top 10 Medical Innovations For 2020

A dual-acting osteoporosis drug. Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery. New treatment for peanut allergies. These are some of the innovations that will enhance healing and change healthcare in the coming year, according to a distinguished panel of...
Related topics: Allergies

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Hypogonadism Tx Preserves Male Fertility; Statins Effect On Osteoporosis

(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world
Related topics: Fertility, Endocrinology

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Eu Panel Backs Drugs For Hypoglycemia, Osteoporosis

After an initial no, CHMP backs romosozumab for severe osteoporosis with high fracture risk; Baqsimi is the first nasally administered treatment for severe hypoglycemia. International Approvals
Related topics: Hypoglycemia

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Secondary Fracture Guidelines Urge Action To Stem Treatment Gap

Older patients who suffer a hip or vertebral fracture are failing to begin treatment for osteoporosis to prevent a secondary break. The reasons are multiple; new guidance seeks to address the issues. Medscape Medical News

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Romosozumab Safe In Osteoporosis With Mild-moderate Renal Disease

Post-hoc analysis of the FRAME study indicates that romosozumab is effective for osteoporosis, and safe, across most stages of renal disease. Medscape Medical News
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Recommendations To Prevent Secondary Fractures In Adults 65+ With Osteoporosis

A multistakeholder coalition has issued clinical recommendations for the optimal prevention of secondary fracture among people aged 65 years and older with a hip or vertebral fracture -- the most serious complication associated with osteoporosis.

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Medical News Today: Statins: Link To Osteoporosis Depends On Dosage

An analysis of health data on 7.9 million people reveals lower rates of osteoporosis among low dose statin users and higher rates among high dose users.

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