Osteoporosis

Effects of isoflavones on BMD in postmenopausal women

June 26, 2020

Isoflavones significantly improve bone mineral density (BMD) and are safe in postmenopausal women, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis of 63 randomized controlled trials involving 6,427 postmenopausal women.

Pulse-echo ultrasound to identify Hispanic women at risk for osteoporosis

June 19, 2020

“There is a large osteoporosis treatment gap that has become a global crisis in the care of this disease,” said principal investigator E. Michael Lewiecki, MD."

Impact of exercise on bone mass with caloric restriction

June 02, 2020

Physical training can preserve and even significantly bolster the bone mass of the hip and femoral neck in individuals under caloric restriction, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis of 13 randomized clinical trials.

Additional studies needed on drugs for osteoporosis

May 22, 2020

The authors of the analysis in JAMA Internal Medicine recommend that these medications be restricted to decreasing fracture risk.

Patient performance indicators to measure effectiveness of fracture liaison services

May 12, 2020

Nearly a dozen patient-level key performance indicators (KPIs) for fracture liaison services (FLSs) to guide quality improvement have been selected by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) Capture the Fracture campaign, in collaboration with the Fragility Fracture Network (FFN) and National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF).

Social inequalities impose negative impact in postmenopausal women with metabolic syndrome and osteoporosis

May 12, 2020

Social inequalities profoundly impact South Korean postmenopausal women who have metabolic syndrome and osteoporosis, according to a cross-sectional study in the journal Menopause.

Osteoporosis in cirrhotics before and after liver transplantation

April 09, 2020

New research found that malnutrition in liver cirrhosis is significantly linked to osteopenia/osteoporosis for patients undergoing liver transplantation.

Exercise, bone mass and caloric restriction

April 08, 2020

Physical training can preserve and even significantly bolster bone mass in the hip and femoral neck of individuals under caloric restriction, according to new research.

WHO reference standard for osteoporosis in postmenopausal women

March 18, 2020

Bone mineral density (BMD) T-score classification significantly underestimated risk of major osteoporotic fracture in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study, according to a new study.

Joint statement on menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis after gynecological cancer

March 17, 2020

Because all gynecological cancers are not the same, women surviving gynecological cancer should be able to access individualized therapies, according to the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) and the International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS).

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