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Treating Osteoporotic Pain: Expert Interview

Treating Osteoporotic Pain: Expert Interview

Pain resulting from osteoporotic fractures should be treated with a multimodal approach that includes pharmacological and nonpharmacological strategies.

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Poor Vitamin K Status Linked to Low BMD, Increased Fracture Risk in ESRD

Poor Vitamin K Status Linked to Low BMD, Increased Fracture Risk in ESRD

Poor vitamin K status is associated with inflammation and low areal bone mineral density (BMD) among patients with end-stage renal disease.

Impact Microindentation May Not Predict Atypical Fracture Risk

Impact Microindentation May Not Predict Atypical Fracture Risk

Can a common measurement of bone material strength predict future breaks in postmenopausal women with recent atypical fractures?

Bone Indices on CT Scan Predict Fracture Risk in Older Adults

Bone Indices on CT Scan Predict Fracture Risk in Older Adults

HR-pQCT indices improve prediction of fracture beyond bone mineral density and FRAX scores in older adults.

Statin Use May Improve Bone Microstructure in Women With Osteoporosis

Statin Use May Improve Bone Microstructure in Women With Osteoporosis

Statin use is associated with better cortical bone characteristics in older women with osteoporosis, but results are dependent upon the potency of the statins.

Lateral Spine Imaging for Vertebral Fractures May Improve Osteoporosis Detection

Lateral Spine Imaging for Vertebral Fractures May Improve Osteoporosis Detection

The use of lateral spine imaging to detect asymptomatic vertebral fractures in older women may improve osteoporosis identification.

Denosumab Promising for TDT-Induced Osteoporosis Treatment

Denosumab Promising for TDT-Induced Osteoporosis Treatment

Denosumab may be beneficial for managing transfusion-dependent thalassemia-induced osteoporosis.

An Intermediary Role for Insulin Resistance in the Adipose-Bone Mass Relationship in Adolescents

An Intermediary Role for Insulin Resistance in the Adipose-Bone Mass Relationship in Adolescents

Insulin resistance may play an intermediary role in the relationship between adiposity and lumbar spine bone mass in adolescents.

Vitamin D Supplementation Has No Effect on Musculoskeletal Health

Vitamin D Supplementation Has No Effect on Musculoskeletal Health

There is little justification for the use of vitamin D supplements to maintain or improve musculoskeletal health.

Zoledronate Lowers Fracture Risk in Women With Osteopenia

Zoledronate Lowers Fracture Risk in Women With Osteopenia

The risk for fragility fractures is significantly lower in women with osteopenia who receive zoledronate than in those who receive placebo.

Fifteen Genetic Determinants of Fracture Identified

Fifteen Genetic Determinants of Fracture Identified

Fifteen genetic determinants of fracture, which are also associated with bone mineral density, have been identified.

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