Fracture

Higher Rates of Comorbidities Among Holocaust Survivors

Higher Rates of Comorbidities Among Holocaust Survivors

Holocaust survivors in Israel have higher rates of comorbidities but lower mortality compared with a control population.

Older Adults Receiving Antidepressants More Likely to Sustain Hip Fractures

Older Adults Receiving Antidepressants More Likely to Sustain Hip Fractures

Among older adults, antidepressant users sustain more hip fractures than nonusers both before and after therapy initiation.

Canagliflozin Not Associated With Increased Fracture Risk in Type 2 Diabetes

Canagliflozin Not Associated With Increased Fracture Risk in Type 2 Diabetes

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Compared with GLP-1 receptor agonists, initiation of canagliflozin use for treatment of type 2 diabetes was not associated with increased risk for fracture.

Vaginal Estrogen Use Not Associated With Elevated Chronic Disease Risk

Vaginal Estrogen Use Not Associated With Elevated Chronic Disease Risk

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Vaginal estrogen use or nonuse did not carry different risks for cardiovascular outcomes, cancer outcomes, or hip fracture.

Managing Bisphosphonate Drug Holidays in Patients With Osteoporosis

Managing Bisphosphonate Drug Holidays in Patients With Osteoporosis

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Ongoing treatment with bisphosphonate therapy may not be needed to prevent future fractures in certain patients due to the sustained effect of the drug.

A Risk Prediction Tool for Hip Fracture in Type 2 Diabetes

A Risk Prediction Tool for Hip Fracture in Type 2 Diabetes

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A hip fracture risk tool for patients with type 2 diabetes performed well in predicting incident hip fractures using readily available variables.

Sleep Quality, Duration Affect Risk for Falls and Fractures in Older Women

Sleep Quality, Duration Affect Risk for Falls and Fractures in Older Women

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Women who sleep poorly might be more likely to experience recurrent falls and bone fractures.

Systemic Corticosteroid Use May Increase Fracture Risk in Pediatric Asthma

Systemic Corticosteroid Use May Increase Fracture Risk in Pediatric Asthma

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Increased odds of fractures in pediatric patients with asthma may be associated with systemic corticosteroid use, but not with inhaled corticosteroid use.

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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