A prospective cohort study in 66 patients with end-stage renal disease was conducted to determine the link between renal and coronary heart diseases.
Cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes, hip and knee replacements, and both behavioral and mental disorders were also more common in the Alzheimer's disease cohort.
Etelcalcetide shows promise for reducing parathyroid hormone in hemodialysis patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism.
Less frequent dosing with zoledronic acid does not increase fracture risk in patients with bone metastases.
The association between risk for hip fracture and diabetes was attenuated after accounting for mortality risk.
For patients with type 2 diabetes, long-term use of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors is not associated with fracture risk.
Lorraine Fitzpatrick, MD, discusses updated results from the ACTIVE phase 3 clinical trial.
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Researchers compared 3 classes of antihypertensive medication to determine hip and pelvic fracture risk in users vs nonusers.
The use of menopausal hormone therapy was associated with improved bone mineral density and better bone microarchitecture.
Nancy E. Lane, MD, professor of medicine, at the University of California at Davis School of Medicine, discusses results from the phase 3 ACTIVE trial.
Increased body mass index (BMI) may have a moderate effect on hand arthritis.
Several factors influence the impact of cholecalciferol supplementation in pregnant women.
Heavy cannabis users have lower bone density compared to cigarette smokers.
Children and teens who used stimulants for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder had lower bone mineral content and bone density than nonusers.
Calorie restriction has been shown to increase longevity, but it may also have adverse effects on bone health in postmenopausal women.
Summer levels of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D are associated with bone mineral density of the total hip.
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) announced the publication of new clinical guidelines and an accompanying algorithm to help physicians and other health care professionals with the diagnosis, fracture risk assessment, and treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis.
Orthogeriatric-led service was the most effective and cost-effective model of care for men and women aged 83 years.
Experts from more than 30 national and international societies have pledged to intensify efforts and collaborate to address the "crisis" in osteoporosis.
Phthalates and bisphenol A metabolites were inversely associated with circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in adults exposed to these chemicals.
Crosstalk between bone and muscle plays a significant role in exercise adaptation.
The risk for vertebral fracture in women with osteoporosis was significantly lower with romosozumab vs placebo at 12 months.
The combination of calcium, proteins, and probiotics found in yogurt may affect gut microbiota and have a positive effect on bone density.
A decline in Medicare reimbursement for DXA testing is one of the factors to higher-than-expected hip fracture rates.
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.
Infants fed soy formula vs breast milk experienced greater bone acquisition during the first year of life.
Genetic predisposition for poor bone tissue quality may be a risk factor for hip fracture.
Brief training sessions several times a week for 2 years improved regional and whole-body bone development in teen girls.
Fracture prediction was more accurate with profiling of bone density-related variants vs clinical risk factors alone.