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IVF cuts defy national guidelines

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Meningitis vaccination plan for Hampshire schoolchildren

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

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Wales to adopt new regulations for blood donation

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NICE: GPs urged to create national autism register

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£1.3bn recruitment plan for mental health

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New in Osteoporosis

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Bone Miner Res
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Watch out for bone fractures in diabetes

Further studies are needed to develop interventions.

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Older people with diabetes at higher risk for fracture
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Older people with diabetes at higher risk for fracture

A new study suggests deficits in cortical bone density and microarchitecture may be responsible.

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Clin Endocrinol Metab
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What happens to bone mineral density in patients treated with growth hormone?

Results of a longitudinal study.

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  • Clinical Summaries from Osteoporos Int.
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How long vitamin D lasts after supplementation ceases?

Only long-term study to evaluate vitamin D longevity post supplement cessation.

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Romosozumab-alendronate lowers fracture risk in women with osteoporosis | ASBMR
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Romosozumab-alendronate lowers fracture risk in women with osteoporosis | ASBMR

A 48% lower risk of new vertebral fracture was observed in romosozumab-to-alendronate group.

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DMAb extends NVFx reduction in postmenopausal osteoporosis out to 10 y | ASBMR
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DMAb extends NVFx reduction in postmenopausal osteoporosis out to 10 y | ASBMR

Long-term reduction in bone remodeling is associated with a favorable benefit/risk profile for bone.

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from N. Engl. J. Med.
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Osteoporosis: beefing up bone mineral density

Injection may improve outcomes.

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The deadly nature of hip fractures
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The deadly nature of hip fractures

Older individuals with hip fracture are more than 3.5-times more likely to die within 12 months compared to non-injured adults.

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Bisphosphonates could confer protection against breast cancer
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Bisphosphonates could confer protection against breast cancer

Risk reduction pronounced with long-term use.

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from Osteoporosis International
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Osteoporosis: when is okay to stop taking bisphosphonates?

The consequences of taking a drug holiday.

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Undiagnosed vertebral fractures common cause of pain in older men
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Undiagnosed vertebral fractures common cause of pain in older men

Fewer than a quarter of new vertebral fractures are clinically diagnosed, yet they often cause symptoms.

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  • Global Clinical Summaries from Osteoporos Int
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Vertebral fracture assessment: good enough on its own?

Results from a retrospective study and meta-analysis.

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Protein fragment helps predict fracture risk in postmenopausal women
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Protein fragment helps predict fracture risk in postmenopausal women

A new study finds periostin fragments helped to predict fracture risk independently of bone mineral density, bone turnover markers, and other measures of bone health.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Ann Intern Med
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Prostate cancer: bisphosphonates, denosumab prevent bone loss from ADT

Meta-analysis by Genitourinary Cancer Disease Site Group of CCO

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