Osteoporosis

Docs Gain New Flexibility Treating Osteoporosis From Steroids

8 days ago   |   Medscape

In an updated guideline, the American College of Rheumatology made two important updates for prevention and treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis. Medscape Medical News
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ACR: Patients on long-term glucocorticoids should receive oral bisphosphonates

ACR: Patients on long-term glucocorticoids should receive oral bisphosphonates

15 days ago   |   Healio

Patients receiving long-term glucocorticoids should use oral bisphosphonates to reduce the risk for bone loss and fracture, according to new guidelines currently under peer...
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Novel Agent Hints at Bone Growth Boost Without Hematopoietic Risks

Novel Agent Hints at Bone Growth Boost Without Hematopoietic Risks

17 days ago   |   MedPageToday

AUSTIN, Texas - A novel agent appeared to regulate bone growth signaling in early phase data that stirred hopes it could help osteoporosis and other diseases. In a phase I...
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Cardiovascular Risks Not Increased With Denosumab

Cardiovascular Risks Not Increased With Denosumab

18 days ago   |   MedPageToday

AUSTIN, Texas - Denosumab carried no increased risk of cardiovascular disease or stroke when compared with zoledronic acid to combat osteoporosis, researchers found. Compared...
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Crystal Bone Algorithm Predicts Early Fractures, Uses ICD Codes

18 days ago   |   Medscape

This algorithm looks promising and would alert clinicians to often-missed patients with high fracture risk who need to be investigated for osteoporosis, an observer says, but...
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High blood pressure may cause bones to age faster

23 days ago   |   News Medical

When high blood pressure was induced in young mice, they had bone loss and osteoporosis-related bone damage comparable to older mice, according to new research presented today...
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Top in endocrinology: Body fat and mortality risk; cardiovascular risks in osteoporosis

Top in endocrinology: Body fat and mortality risk; cardiovascular risks in osteoporosis

23 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

According to a recent study, higher body fat in adults was associated with a higher risk for all-cause mortality. Researchers found that for every 10% increment in body fat...
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6 Superfoods Every Woman Needs In Her Diet

26 days ago   |   HealthWorks Collective

There are a lot of popular diets. However, it is important to make sure they are right for you as a woman. It is safe to say that women have unique nutritional needs that...
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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week-Edition 192

New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week-Edition 192

28 days ago   |   Mark's Daily Apple

Research of the Week More ultra-processed food, more colorectal cancer . More fasting insulin, higher mortality . Better glucose control, better cognitive function . Low-salt...
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CVD and fracture risk factors may predict CV risk for older adults with osteoporosis

CVD and fracture risk factors may predict CV risk for older adults with osteoporosis

30 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Prediction models incorporating both cardiovascular disease and fracture risk factors may be able to predict the risk for major adverse CV events in adults with osteoporosis...
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