Overweight and obesity during preschool age are associated with increased risk for fracture in childhood.
A study found that patients with anorexia nervosa have a particularly high risk for hip, vertebral, and upper arm fractures.
Resistance exercise alone or in combination with aerobic exercise was found to be better than aerobic exercise alone in reducing weight loss-induced decreases in hip BMD.
Elevated calcium levels may lead to suboptimal growth of bone, according to the study’s findings.
Older pubertal age was associated with lower BMD in adolescence and early adulthood, despite some catch-up during puberty.
Researchers aimed to assess the association between height and weight velocities across different age periods with bone measures at age 7 years.
Osteopenia at femoral neck found in 28% of men, 26% of women aged 35 to 50 years.
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?