News tagged with fracture risk
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A UC Irvine researcher is part of a NASA effort to understand more about bone density loss during astronauts' lengthy stays aboard the International Space Station.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Teenage girls who smoke accumulate less bone during a critical growth period and carry a higher risk of developing osteoporosis later in life, according to new research in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Visceral, or deep belly, obesity is a risk factor for bone loss and decreased bone strength in men, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Clinicians are being urged to ask about a patient's history of falls as new research shows that the information is valuable in determining their future risk of fracture.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
European researchers have published a study which analyses the health economics of increased dairy foods and related reduction in risk of osteoporotic fractures in the population aged over 50.
Health Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For men with osteoporosis, a once-yearly infusion with zoledronic acid is associated with fewer vertebral fractures and improved bone health compared with placebo, according to a study published ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—For women of mixed racial or ethnic backgrounds, a new method for measuring bone health may improve the odds of correctly diagnosing their risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures, according to a UCLA-led ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study to be published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCEM) shows consumption of a Mediterranean diet enriched with olive oil for two years is associated with increased serum osteoca ...
Health Aug 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Prescribing calcium and vitamin D supplements for men at risk of bone loss from hormonal treatment for prostate cancer seems like good medicine.
Cancer Aug 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An international study, led by researchers at the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit (MRC LEU) at the University of Southampton, has found that obese patients who undergo bariatric surgery are not at an ...
Overweight and Obesity Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Medicare patients 65 years and older who underwent cataract surgery had a lower odds of hip fracture 1 year after the procedure when compared with patients with cataract who did not have cataract surgery, according to a study ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Almost 20 years after scientists first identified cigarette smoking as a risk factor for osteoporosis and bone fractures, a new study is shedding light on exactly how cigarette smoke weakens ...
Medical research Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Two recent studies in the July issues of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) looked at surgical site infections and hyperglycemia, the technical term for high blood glucose, or high blood sugar. According to the ...
Surgery Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- In the latest study to look at the effect of vitamin D on fracture risk, Swiss researchers found that taking more than 800 international units (IU) of vitamin D daily could reduce the risk of ...
Health Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
Much of the research defining osteoporosis and fracture risk has focused on older adults, i.e. postmenopausal women and men over the age of 50. While older adults are at highest risk of osteoporosis and related fractures, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0