Kenneth Saag, MD, president of the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), co-chair of the National Bone Health Alliance, and Rheumatology Advisor advisory board member, reports on the recent changes that have led to the current state of osteoporosis treatment in the US.
Bone mineral density was statistically different from baseline after 24 months.
Bone ultrasonography was able to detect tenofovir-induced bone loss in patients with HIV.
Case study of an 83-year-old male patient who developed severe hypocalcemia induced by denosumab.
This study shows that populations exposed to more cadmium in their diet were at a disproportionately increased risk of developing osteoporosis.
There was a lower rate of fracture for individuals who walked or bicycled less than 20 minutes/day vs hardly ever.
Testosterone replacement therapy may help improve bone mineral density and strength in older men.
The American College of Physicians has updated its 2008 guidelines on treating low bone density and osteoporosis to prevent fractures.
The UK National Osteoporosis Guideline Group released updated guidelines for the prevention of fragility fracture in postmenopausal women and in men aged 50 years or older.
Less frequent dosing of zoledronic acid does not increase fracture risk in patients with bone metastases.
There was improved event-free survival and distant disease-free survival among postmenopausal breast cancer patients.
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