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IVF cuts defy national guidelines

  • International Medical Press

Meningitis vaccination plan for Hampshire schoolchildren

  • International Medical Press

NHS budget cuts leave sexual health services at ‘breaking point’

  • International Medical Press

Wales to adopt new regulations for blood donation

  • International Medical Press

NICE: GPs urged to create national autism register

  • International Medical Press

£1.3bn recruitment plan for mental health

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New in Osteoporosis

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Pain Med
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Before prescribing epidural steroid injections, consider osteoporosis risk

Meta-analysis suggests physicians should be cautious.

Calcium and vitamin D do not reduce fracture risk in community-dwelling older people
  • Global Medical News
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Calcium and vitamin D do not reduce fracture risk in community-dwelling older people

The findings of a meta-analysis of 33 randomised trials do not support the routine use of calcium and vitamin D supplements in community-dwelling older people.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Osteoporos Int
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Hip fractures: age-adjusted rates fail to dip from 2012 to 2015

An estimated 11,000 more hip fractures than projected in the US.

  • Clinical Essentials from Int J Cancer
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CRC: postdiagnosis HRT boosts survival in women

Effect was even greater in women receiving HRT before and after diagnosis.

  • Clinical Essentials from Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev
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Early breast cancer: bisphosphonates tied to better outcomes in QUILT study

Noncancer use reduces risks for recurrence, second primary regardless of menopausal status.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Osteoporos Int
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Women with osteoporosis often have lung problems, as well

Study finds association between lower BMD and reduced pulmonary function.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Osteoporos Int
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Do antiosteoporosis medications lead to venous thromboembolism?

Results of a cohort study.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Am Med Dir Assoc
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Does progressive resistance exercise help after hip fracture surgery?

Results of a meta-analysis

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Bone Miner Res
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Milk might not prevent fractures after all

Cohort study suggests recommending more fruits, vegetables, and fermented milk products.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
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HIV: BMD decline more rapid in older women vs men

Femoral neck BMD declines twice as fast, even after adjusting for confounders.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Clin Endocrinol Metab
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Do bisphosphonates reduce fracture risk?

New study says, yes.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Lancet
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Osteoporosis: head-to-head trial compares teriparatide injection with oral risedronate

Results of a head-to-head trial

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Bone Miner Res
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BMD: another reason for men to eat their fruits and veggies

Framingham Offspring study suggests fiber can stave off BMD loss in men.

Bone markers may help to assess patients adherence to osteoporosis therapy
  • The Lancet Diabetology
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Bone markers may help to assess patients adherence to osteoporosis therapy

Future studies are required to investigate role of bone markers in assessment of the bone safety of new medications.