The most common adverse events associated with long-term denosumab use were back, musculoskeletal, or extremity pain, hypercholesterolemia, and cystis.
The most important predictor for use of osteoporosis care was receiving primary care services within 6 months following hip fracture.
Findings in postmenopausal women with T2DM; correlations prominent in those with higher 25(OH)D
Neither DXA-visceral adipose tissue nor android-gynoid fat mass ratios were associated with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease events.
Researchers evaluated trabecular bone scores in more than 100 women during either "legs up" or "legs down" dual energy x-ray absorptiometry scans.
Using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry for bone age assessment complements traditional radiologic assessment.
Fragility fracture risk increased with older age and decreased with higher bone mineral density in patients with type 1 diabetes.
Researchers compared the efficacy of dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry with lateral x-ray in assessing vertebral fractures.
The Bone Health TeleECHO Clinic helps telementor healthcare professionals and improves osteoporosis care in underserved communities.
Total hip BMD was associated with heart failure risk in black and non-black men, with an interaction by race.
Testosterone treatment improved both bone mineral density and strength in older men.
The effects of repeat doses of antenatal betamethasone were assessed in 185 eligible pediatric patients.
Researchers found that female patients recovering from critical illness respond better to anti-fracture therapy for bone mineral density loss prevention compared with men.
Disease burden associated with hypophosphatasia was analyzed in a population of patients utilizing electronic medical records.
The long-term effects of several hepatitis virus antivirals on various aspects of bone metabolism are unclear.
The trabecular bone score may provides an acute, albeit indirect, measurement of bone quality in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Data were collected from the Osteoarthritis Initiative to examine the relationship between knee osteoarthritis and hypertension.
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) were evaluated at a specialized clinic to determine the relationship between knee osteoarthritis and elevated Disease Activity Scores (DAS28).
Patients taking tenofovir should aim to maximize the phosphorous in their diet.
Younger survivors of thyroid cancer are at increased risk for certain types of health problems later in life.
Patients with psoriatic arthritis or psoriasis had an increased prevalence of osteoporosis risk factors.
Bone Index announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted clearance for the second generation Bindex device model to aid in the diagnosis of osteoporosis.
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.
In this week's Handoff, read more about recent FDA approvals, food banks' efforts to improve the healthiness of their donations, and more.
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