Elderly men are significantly undertreated for osteoporosis.
Adolescents with atypical anorexia nervosa have higher bone mass density on average than adolescents with anorexia nervosa, but still experience significant deficits in fat mass index.
25(OH)D concentration increases with supplements, but no difference in BMD changes among 3 doses.
Pulsed ultrasound treatment may represent an effective option for the treatment of stable rib fractures.
All determinants also associated with bone mineral density, which showed causal effect on fracture.
Investigators examined the effect of consuming a Mediterranean-style diet for 1 year on inflammatory response and bone health in the elderly.
Two studies found no evidence that calcium intake is associated with fracture risk.
The CDC found that 24.8% of women and 5.6% of men aged 65 years and older had osteoporosis.
It took nearly nine years for 3% of the older women without osteoporosis to sustain a spinal fracture or break a hip, wrist, or arm.
The combined lifetime risk for hip, forearm, and vertebral fractures that will require clinical attention is approximately 40%.
There is not enough evidence to support vitamin D deficiency screenings said the USPSTF in a final recommendation statement.
A girl with scoliosis returns to the clinic complaining of ankle pain.
Are dual-energy x ray absorptiometry scans safe for patients taking anti-seizure medication?
For premenopausal woman, two hours of physical activity per week was linked to lower sclerostin and higher serum IGF-I.
The National Institutes of Health noted that there is enough scientific evidence of acupuncture’s efficacy to warrant its use in certain clinical situations.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force did not find sufficient evidence to support the use of vitamin D and calcium supplements to prevent cancer and osteoporotic fractures.
Could a patient’s anterior thigh pain signify osteosarcoma?
Women who experience early menopause are at increased risk for osteoporosis later in life compared with women who reach menopause after the age of 47.
Ongoing research and new developments hold promise for altering
osteoarthritis and go beyond simply treating the symptoms.
In the first update to rheumatoid arthritis treatment guidelines since 2008, researchers address treatment options in high-risk patients, immunization and screening for tuberculosis.