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Osteoporosis treatment before spinal fusion may lower risks of complications, revision

Osteoporosis treatment before spinal fusion may lower risks of complications, revision

6 days ago   |   Healio

Preoperative osteoporosis treatment lowered the risks of osteoporosis-related complications and revision surgery in patients undergoing spinal fusion of three levels or more at...
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Report reveals geographic, racial disparities in fracture rates for older Americans

Report reveals geographic, racial disparities in fracture rates for older Americans

7 days ago   |   Healio

A report from the National Osteoporosis Foundation details fracture rates for all 50 U.S. states and highlights ethnic and racial disparities among Medicare beneficiaries for...
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Diet Modulates the Effects of Genetic Variants on the Vitamin D Metabolic Pathway and Bone Mineral Density in Mexican Postmenopausal Women

8 days ago   |   Nutrition

ABSTRACTBackgroundMacro- and micronutrients, such as proteins, vitamin D, and calcium , are important dietary factors that can modify bone mineral density. Genetic factors can...
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“Should I take vitamin D?” Here's what the science says

“Should I take vitamin D?” Here's what the science says

21 days ago   |   Precision Nutrition

What is V itamin D? | How Much Do You Need? | Vitamin D and The Sun | Food Sources | Best Supplement | Deficiency | Nutrient Interactions | Vitamin D and Immunity Vitamin D is...
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Just How Many Older Folks Have Osteoporosis?

Just How Many Older Folks Have Osteoporosis?

22 days ago   |   MedPageToday

About one in five American women 50 and older have osteoporosis, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data showed. In cross-sectional survey data from 2017-2018...
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Denosumab increasingly prescribed in osteoporosis treatment

24 days ago   |   Healio

The use of denosumab to treat osteoporosis has increased rapidly since its FDA approval in 2010, and it is now the second most used medication after alendronate, according to...
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Denosumab Now Dominant Therapy for Cancer-Associated Osteoporosis

27 days ago   |   Medscape

In changing patterns of osteoporosis drug prescriptions, denosumab has risen to the top of cancer indications. Medscape Medical News
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Addressing health disparities: A conversation with Ambrish Mithal, MD, DM

1 month ago   |   Healio

Founder of India's first bone density and osteoporosis service, Ambrish Mithal, MD, DM, played a key role in establishing osteoporosis as a serious national health...
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Screen for Diabetes at 35? Few With Osteoporosis Receiving Necessary Tx

1 month ago   |   MedPageToday

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is seeking feedback on its new draft recommendation statement on screening for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, which recommends...
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How to Keep Your Bones Strong as You Age

1 month ago   |   Web MD

Your odds of fractures from weak bones, or osteoporosis, go up as you age. Find out what you can do to keep your bones healthy.
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Long-term Benefit for DBS in Treating Parkinson's Motor Symptoms

Deep brain stimulation significantly improves motor function in patients with Parkinson's disease over the long term regardless of the therapeutic target. However, nonmotor... Read more ...

Late ADT a Problem in Prostate Cancer

Late ADT a Problem in Prostate Cancer

Late dosing of common luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone agonists used for androgen deprivation therapy in prostate cancer occurs frequently, a researcher reported. Late... Read more ...

Depression, Anxiety Could Be Leading To Parkinson's Disease, Says Study

Depression, Anxiety Could Be Leading To Parkinson's Disease, Says Study

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Age-Friendly Funding Alert: Community Transit Grants, Transportation Justice

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They Have Alzheimer's. This Clinical Trial May Be a Last Hope

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Curry plant is a spicy Mediterranean shrub with anti-aging properties

Curry plant is a spicy Mediterranean shrub with anti-aging properties

Helichrysum italicum is a flowering shrub that belongs to the large and widespread Asteraceae family. It is commonly known as the curry plant because of the strong, curry-like... Read more ...

Henry Ford receives $250,000 grant to reduce prostate cancer disparities...

Henry Ford Cancer Institute has received a $250,000 grant from Pfizer Global Medical Grants and the American Cancer Society to reduce prostate cancer disparities among Black men. Read more ...

Brett Forte inquest live updates: Police who oversaw pursuit to speak

A two-week coronial inquest delves into the deaths of Queensland Police Senior Constable Brett Forte and his killer, Ricky Charles Maddison. Read more ...

Migraine tied to increased risk for hypertension in menopausal women

Migraine tied to increased risk for hypertension in menopausal women

Women with migraine had an increased risk for hypertension after menopause, but there were no significant differences between migraine with and without aura, according to a... Read more ...