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Call to Action Issued to Address Ongoing Osteoporosis Treatment Crisis

Call to Action Issued to Address Ongoing Osteoporosis Treatment Crisis

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.

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Bone Mineral Density Changes Related to Adrenal Incidentalomas in Menopause

Bone Mineral Density Changes Related to Adrenal Incidentalomas in Menopause

Bone mineral density was statistically different from baseline after 24 months.

HIV-Induced Osteoporosis Detected Via Bone Ultrasonography

HIV-Induced Osteoporosis Detected Via Bone Ultrasonography

Bone ultrasonography was able to detect tenofovir-induced bone loss in patients with HIV.

Prolonged Hypocalcemia Induced by Denosumab: A Case Study

Prolonged Hypocalcemia Induced by Denosumab: A Case Study

Case study of an 83-year-old male patient who developed severe hypocalcemia induced by denosumab.

Cadmium Exposure Through Diet Increases Risk of Osteoporosis

Cadmium Exposure Through Diet Increases Risk of Osteoporosis

This study shows that populations exposed to more cadmium in their diet were at a disproportionately increased risk of developing osteoporosis.

Low Level of Physical Activity May Cut Fracture Risk

Low Level of Physical Activity May Cut Fracture Risk

There was a lower rate of fracture for individuals who walked or bicycled less than 20 minutes/day vs hardly ever.

Testosterone Treatment Increases Bone Density, Strength in Older Men

Testosterone Treatment Increases Bone Density, Strength in Older Men

Testosterone replacement therapy may help improve bone mineral density and strength in older men.

Osteoporosis Treatment Receives Updated Guidelines From ACP

Osteoporosis Treatment Receives Updated Guidelines From ACP

The American College of Physicians has updated its 2008 guidelines on treating low bone density and osteoporosis to prevent fractures.

Updated UK Clinical Guidelines for Osteoporosis Emphasize Risk Assessment and Prevention

Updated UK Clinical Guidelines for Osteoporosis Emphasize Risk Assessment and Prevention

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 Bisphosphonate in Bone Metastases May Not Increase Fracture Risk

Less Frequent Bisphosphonate in Bone Metastases May Not Increase Fracture Risk

Less frequent dosing of zoledronic acid does not increase fracture risk in patients with bone metastases.

Osteoporosis Tx Increases Survival in Postmenopausal Breast Cancer

Osteoporosis Tx Increases Survival in Postmenopausal Breast Cancer

There was improved event-free survival and distant disease-free survival among postmenopausal breast cancer patients.

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