ASBMR 2017

Romosozumab Plus Alendronate Reduces Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Romosozumab Plus Alendronate Reduces Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Risk of new vertebral fracture was reduced among women int he romosozumab-to-alendronate group vs those who took alendronate alone.

BMD and Physical Activity: Examining the Relationship in Class III Obesity

BMD and Physical Activity: Examining the Relationship in Class III Obesity

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Both intensity of physical activity and time spent active can explain variability in femoral neck BMD in people with class III obesity.

New Bone Density Assessment Effectively Predicts Fracture Risk in Children

New Bone Density Assessment Effectively Predicts Fracture Risk in Children

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A femoral stress index assessment evaluates fracture risk in children as effectively as femoral and total body bone mineral density.

Safety, Efficacy of Burosumab vs Placebo for X-Linked Hypophosphatemia Examined

Safety, Efficacy of Burosumab vs Placebo for X-Linked Hypophosphatemia Examined

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In a double-blind multicenter study, researchers examined the safety and efficacy of burosumab for X-linked hypophosphatemia.

Cardiovascular Event Risks With Zoledronic Acid vs Oral Bisphosphonates

Cardiovascular Event Risks With Zoledronic Acid vs Oral Bisphosphonates

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Patients treated with zoledronic acid vs oral bisphosphonates had higher risk for heart failure and arrhythmias.

Efficacy of Off-Label Bisphosphonate Use for Edema in Bone Marrow Lesions

Efficacy of Off-Label Bisphosphonate Use for Edema in Bone Marrow Lesions

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More than 75% of patients in the treatment group experienced a decrease in bone marrow edema.

Protective Effect of Hypoxia on Bone Health in Menopausal Women

Protective Effect of Hypoxia on Bone Health in Menopausal Women

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Intermittent hypoxia in obstructive sleep apnea was found to decrease the chances of bone health decline in menopausal women.

Can Anxiety or Depression Determine Low BMD in Patients With Anorexia?

Can Anxiety or Depression Determine Low BMD in Patients With Anorexia?

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Both anxiety and depression scores are associated with low BMD.

Impaired Vascular Dysfunction in Primary Hyperparathyroidism May Impact Cognition

Impaired Vascular Dysfunction in Primary Hyperparathyroidism May Impact Cognition

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It has been previously reported that parathyroidectomy can reverse cognitive dysfunction associated with primary hyperparathyroidism.

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