Researchers evaluated growth as well as bone and body composition of non-transfusion-dependent (NTD) pediatric patients with chronic hemolysis.
Nearly one in five children might have benign bone tumors of the extremities.
The prevalence of osteoporosis at either the femur neck or lumbar spine or both was 12.6 percent among adults aged 50 years and older in 2017 to 2018.
Authors of the review discuss primary considerations and areas for future research regarding bisphosphonate drug holiday duration in patients with osteoporosis.
Study authors utilized electronic questionnaires to assess the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on osteoporosis management.
ASBMR, AACE, Endocrine Society, ECTS, IOF, and NOF developed guidance on COVID-19 vaccination and osteoporosis management.
Researchers determined the association between grip strength and distal radius bone density, size, and strength in both older men and women enrolled in the Framingham Osteoporosis study.
Many patients who are eligible for drug therapy of osteoporosis are not receiving prescriptions for bone-directed medications.
The Sydney AFF Score is a tool to help differentiate atypical from typical femur fractures in women, independent of bisphosphonate use.
Prevalent vertebral fractures and abdominal aortic calcification are independent predictors of incident major osteoporotic fractures in older men.