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.
Hip fracture and risk of major osteoporotic fracture were associated with psychotropic medication use.
Patients with a history of tuberculosis are at higher risk for developing osteoporosis or osteoporotic fractures.
Total hip BMD was associated with heart failure risk in black and non-black men, with an interaction by race.
Neither DXA-visceral adipose tissue nor android-gynoid fat mass ratios were associated with atherosclerotic CVD events.
Researchers compared the efficacy of dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry with lateral x-ray in assessing vertebral fractures.
Fragility fracture risk increased with age and decreased with higher BMD in patients with type 1 diabetes.
Researchers evaluated trabecular bone scores in 114 women during either "legs up" or "legs down" dual energy x-ray absorptiometry scans.
The Bone Health TeleECHO Clinic helps mentor healthcare professionals and improves osteoporosis care in underserved communities.
Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry for bone age assessment complements traditional radiologic assessment.
This week, a phase III trial for investigational drug voclosporin for lupus nephritis treatment was approved, prolonged insomnia may lead to less robust bone formation — causing osteoporosis and bone fractures — and researchers found that women who drink a moderate amount of alcohol daily have a reduced risk of developing systemic lupus erythmatosus.
Three-year fracture study examines the effects of osteoporosis drug denosumab on fractures, bone mineral density, and bone turnover markers in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis.
Prospective observational cohort study examines association between post-ICU administration of anti-fracture therapy or glucocorticoids and longitudinal changes in bone mineral density.
For postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes mellitus, the correlation between bone and basal metabolism depends on serum 25-hyroxyvitamin D levels.
Study used the University of Utah Health Care electronic health record (EHR) database, which contained data from 1.6 million patients.
WCO 2017, FDA grants Rituxan Breakthrough Therapy status, and a close-up of pediatric Sjögren's syndrome highlight this week's The Handoff.
Testosterone treatments help improve volumetric bone mineral density and bone strength in elderly men with low testosterone.
Observational study examines use of osteoporosis-related assessments and treatment in women who experienced their first hip fracture.
The trabecular bone score may provides an acute, albeit indirect, measurement of bone quality in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Study examines the predictive value for vertebral fractures of bone mineral density and bone turnover markers after a 5-year drug holiday.
A retrospective study examined the risk of developing fractures in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis who discontinued bisphosphonate therapy.
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