ASBMR 2016

Experts Issue Call to Action to Change Recent Trends in Osteoporosis Management

Experts Issue Call to Action to Change Recent Trends in Osteoporosis Management

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Experts from more than 30 national and international societies have pledged to intensify efforts and collaborate to address the "crisis" in osteoporosis.

Animal Study Shows Crosstalk Between Bone and Muscle Critical to Exercise Adaptation

Animal Study Shows Crosstalk Between Bone and Muscle Critical to Exercise Adaptation

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Crosstalk between bone and muscle plays a significant role in exercise adaptation.

FRAME: Romosozumab Decreases Vertebral Fracture Risk in Osteoporosis

FRAME: Romosozumab Decreases Vertebral Fracture Risk in Osteoporosis

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The risk for vertebral fracture in women with osteoporosis was significantly lower with romosozumab vs placebo at 12 months.

Yogurt Consumption in Postmenopausal Women May Benefit Bone Health

Yogurt Consumption in Postmenopausal Women May Benefit Bone Health

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The combination of calcium, proteins, and probiotics found in yogurt may affect gut microbiota and have a positive effect on bone density.

Trend of Decreasing Hip Fracture Rates in United States May Be Over

Trend of Decreasing Hip Fracture Rates in United States May Be Over

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A decline in Medicare reimbursement for DXA testing is one of the factors to higher-than-expected hip fracture rates.

Leisure, Commuting Sitting Time Associated With Lower BMD After Adjustment for Physical Activity

Leisure, Commuting Sitting Time Associated With Lower BMD After Adjustment for Physical Activity

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ew findings from a population-based cohort study suggest that there are small but significant deficits in hip bone mineral density (BMD) cross-sectionally associated with sitting time adjusted for physical activity.

Early Research Suggests Bone Acquisition May Be Better in Infants Fed Soy Formula

Early Research Suggests Bone Acquisition May Be Better in Infants Fed Soy Formula

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Infants fed soy formula vs breast milk experienced greater bone acquisition during the first year of life.

Study Shines Light on Possible Cause of Genetic Hip Fracture Risk

Study Shines Light on Possible Cause of Genetic Hip Fracture Risk

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Genetic predisposition for poor bone tissue quality may be a risk factor for hip fracture.

Resistance Band Training Benefited Bone Development in Adolescent Girls

Resistance Band Training Benefited Bone Development in Adolescent Girls

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Brief training sessions several times a week for 2 years improved regional and whole-body bone development in teen girls.

Genetic Profiling Improved Accuracy of Fracture Prediction

Genetic Profiling Improved Accuracy of Fracture Prediction

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Fracture prediction was more accurate with profiling of bone density-related variants vs clinical risk factors alone.

Modest Fracture Reduction Observed with Calcium Plus Vitamin D Supplements

Modest Fracture Reduction Observed with Calcium Plus Vitamin D Supplements

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A modest reduction in risk for fracture was noted with calcium plus vitamin D supplements, but the effect on cardiovascular outcomes was unclear.

Alendronate Reduced Hip Fracture Risk in Elderly Patients

Alendronate Reduced Hip Fracture Risk in Elderly Patients

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The oldest age group experienced the greatest improvements with alendronate, as compared with the younger groups in the study.

ASBMR 2016 Set to Explore Latest Advances in Bone and Mineral Metabolism

ASBMR 2016 Set to Explore Latest Advances in Bone and Mineral Metabolism

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Osteoporosis and genomics will be among key highlights at the annual meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.

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