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Young athletes often develop BME in sacroiliac joints | ACR
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
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Young athletes often develop BME in sacroiliac joints | ACR

Posterior lower ilium was most commonly affected.

  • 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

Bisphosphonate holiday >2 y  increases risk for hip fracture | ACR
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
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Bisphosphonate holiday >2 y increases risk for hip fracture | ACR

Drug holidays after 3-5 y of continuous therapy are increasingly common in the US.

  • 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.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Fam Pract
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Patients losing BMD may be losing something else too

Results of a cross-sectional study.

Osteoporosis treatment: a overview of drug development pathway and future challenges
  • The Lancet Diabetology
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Osteoporosis treatment: a overview of drug development pathway and future challenges

Despite progress in drug development, implementation of appropriate treatment remains a challenge.

SSRIs, opioids tied to increased OP fracture risk in RA | ACR
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
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SSRIs, opioids tied to increased OP fracture risk in RA | ACR

Higher risk observed after 1-30 d of opioid use, and 3 mo of SSRIs.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Bone Miner Res
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Osteoporosis: stopping denosumab tied to increased fracture risk

Post hoc analysis of the FREEDOM trial and extension shows higher risk for multiple fractures.

Boosting dietary vitamin C may cut hip fracture risk
  • UK Medical News
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Boosting dietary vitamin C may cut hip fracture risk

Meta-analysis of 8 observational studies.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Bone Miner Res
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How to protect patients starting glucocorticoids from fractures

Bisphosphonates can protect against fractures in primary and secondary osteoporosis.

International Osteoporosis Foundation publishes Compendium Of Osteoporosis
  • Global Medical News
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International Osteoporosis Foundation publishes Compendium Of Osteoporosis

The Compendium is intended as an authoritative reference point for all key stakeholders in the field of musculoskeletal health.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Endocrine
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Can growth hormone prevent bone loss in non-deficient patients?

A meta-analysis of postmenopausal women.