USPSTF recommends osteoporosis screening for women aged 65 years and older
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The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for osteoporosis for women aged 65 years and older and for postmenopausal women younger than 65 years with one or more risk factors. These recommendations ..read more
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Can we withdraw treatment in post-menopausal osteoporosis?
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Bisphosphonates are the recommended first-line treatment in post-menopausal osteoporosis, with denosumab recommended second-line. Based on the length of clinical trials for bisphosphonates, these drugs are usually prescribed ..read more
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Osteoporosis screening rates low for Asian American Medicare beneficiaries
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1M ago
Rates of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) screening for osteoporosis are lower than expected for Asian American Medicare beneficiaries, according to a study published in Skeletal Radiology ..read more
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New review provides insights into the impact of osteoporosis and related medications on fracture healing
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2M ago
A new comprehensive review, authored by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) Committee of Scientific Advisors Fracture Working Group on behalf of the IOF and the International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and ..read more
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AI software yields six-fold increase in spine fracture identification, early findings show
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2M ago
Early findings from the AI-enabled Detection of OsteoPorosis for Treatment (ADOPT) study, which uses a Nanox.AI artificial intelligence solution, HealthVCF, to review routine CT scans, have identified up to six times more ..read more
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New evidence-based guideline for the management of osteoporosis in men
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2M ago
Worldwide, it is estimated that one in five men over the age of 50 years will experience an osteoporotic fracture in their remaining lifetime, and the number of hip fractures in men is expected to rise by approximately 310 ..read more
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Team finds that chlorogenic acid prevents ovariectomized-induced bone loss
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2M ago
A new research paper titled "Chlorogenic acid prevents ovariectomized-induced bone loss by facilitating osteoblast functions and suppressing osteoclast formation" has been published in Aging ..read more
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Two-thirds of high-risk osteoporosis patients in Germany remain untreated: Report
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3M ago
More than 831,000 fragility fractures occur annually in Germany, the equivalent of 95 broken bones per hour. The cause is osteoporosis, a disease in which the skeleton becomes weak and fragile, increasing the risk of fragility ..read more
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Living in 'leafy' areas may boost bone density and lower osteoporosis risk, finds study
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3M ago
Living in leafy areas near gardens, parks, and green spaces, may boost bone density and lower the risk of osteoporosis, finds research published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases ..read more
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Research reveals dramatic implications with using the tibia loading model to treat osteoporosis
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4M ago
Research by Ph.D. student Saira Farage-O'Reilly highlights how the direction of applying external force to the bone dramatically affects the strength of mouse tibia ..read more
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