Fracture

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.

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.

Single BMD, Fracture History Predicts Long-Term Fracture Risk in Older Women

Single BMD, Fracture History Predicts Long-Term Fracture Risk in Older Women

A single bone mineral density measure and fracture history can predict long-term fracture risk in older women.

K-Postn Assay New Tool to Assess Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Women

K-Postn Assay New Tool to Assess Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Women

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According to a study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, researchers hypothesized that serum K-Postn levels may be able to predict low-trauma fractures.

Do Intensive Lifestyle Changes Up Frailty Fracture Risk in Diabetes?

Do Intensive Lifestyle Changes Up Frailty Fracture Risk in Diabetes?

Frailty fracture risk, not overall fracture risk, was increased with intensive lifestyle intervention in diabetes.

Does Sedative Use Increase Repeat Fall Risk?

Does Sedative Use Increase Repeat Fall Risk?

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Daytime sleepiness and poor quality of sleep affect recurrent fall risk in the elderly.

Fracture Risk Cut With Low Level of Physical Activity

Fracture Risk Cut With Low Level of Physical Activity

Twenty minutes per day of walking or bicycling were associated with a lower rate of fracture.

Pooled Analysis Demonstrates Safety, Tolerability of Empagliflozin

Pooled Analysis Demonstrates Safety, Tolerability of Empagliflozin

A pooled analysis examined the rates of amputation and fracture in patients with type 2 diabetes prescribed empagliflozin.

Sleeping Pills and Fracture Risk: Is There A Link?

Sleeping Pills and Fracture Risk: Is There A Link?

A 2.5 times higher fracture risk was noted among elderly patients taking sleeping pills.

Fracture Risk Decreases, Bone Mineral Density Increases With Long-Term Denosumab

Fracture Risk Decreases, Bone Mineral Density Increases With Long-Term Denosumab

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Long-term denosumab increased bone mineral density in postmenopausal women.

Oral Contraceptives May Reduce Fracture Risk

Oral Contraceptives May Reduce Fracture Risk

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Women who had taken oral contraceptives for more than 5 years had the lowest risk for fracture.

Do Bone Turnover Markers Predict Vertebral Fracture Risk Post-Alendronate Discontinuation?

Do Bone Turnover Markers Predict Vertebral Fracture Risk Post-Alendronate Discontinuation?

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Study examines the predictive value for vertebral fractures of bone mineral density and bone turnover markers after a 5-year drug holiday.

Bisphosphonate Drug Holiday Increases Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Women

Bisphosphonate Drug Holiday Increases Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Women

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The risk of developing fracture in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis who discontinued bisphosphonate therapy was evaluated in a retrospective study.

Fracture Risk in Psoriatic Arthritis, Psoriasis Examined

Fracture Risk in Psoriatic Arthritis, Psoriasis Examined

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Patients with psoriatic arthritis or psoriasis had an increased prevalence of osteoporosis risk factors.

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