News tagged with mineral density
Everolimus plus exemestane improves bone health in post-menopausal women with advanced breast cancer
Results from a phase III clinical trial evaluating a new treatment for breast cancer in post-menopausal women show that the combination of two cancer drugs, everolimus and exemestane, significantly improves bone strength ...
Cancer Mar 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Although many current studies focused on catch up growth (CUG) have described its high susceptibility to insulin resistance-related diseases very few have focused on the effect of CUG on bone metabolism, especially in adulthood. ...
Medical research Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Although a recent study suggests that women with normal results on dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scans at ages 67 and older may wait up to 15 years for a second test, a Viewpoint article published today in the Journal of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A drug that has been shown to prevent breast cancer in postmenopausal women at high risk of developing the disease, and is poised for widespread use, appears to significantly worsen age-related bone loss, according to an ...
Cancer Feb 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the University of Southampton, in collaboration with a research group in Delhi, India, have shown that growth in early childhood can affect bone density in adult life, which could lead to an increased risk ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and other organizations have recommended that women ages 65 and older be routinely screened for osteoporosis using bone mineral density (BMD) screening. However, how often women should ...
Health Jan 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A simple physician notification system can help prevent further fractures in osteoporotic patients who have had already had fractures, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Bilateral oophorectomy associated with higher prevalence of low bone mineral density and arthritis in younger women
Women who underwent surgery to remove their ovaries before the age of 45 years were more likely to have arthritis and low bone mineral density compared with women with intact ovaries, researchers found.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Dec 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Immediate bisphosphonate use with endocrine therapy increased survival in postmenopausal early breast cancer
The addition of zoledronic acid to adjuvant endocrine therapy increased bone mineral density and reduced the risk for disease recurrence among postmenopausal women with early hormone receptor-positive breast cancer, according ...
Cancer Dec 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In a new study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), growth hormone replacement for six months was found to increase bone formation in abdominally obese women.
Sleep apnea Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new study indicates that many patients undergoing spine surgery have low levels of vitamin D, which may delay their recovery.
Health Nov 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- High cholesterol has been found to contribute to a loss of bone density in two ways, according to researchers at Duke University Medical Center. It blocks formation of new bone cells and it encourages ...
Medical research Sep 28, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Soy isoflavone tablets do not appear to be associated with a reduction in bone loss or menopausal symptoms in women within the first five years of menopause, according to a report in the August 8 issue of Archives of Internal Me ...
Cancer Aug 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Osteoporosis and low bone density are common in people in the early stages of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new study published in the July 12, 2011, print issue of Neurology.
Neuroscience Jul 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
More patients are tested and treated for osteoporosis when fracture clinics have someone dedicated to screening for the bone disease, a new study has found.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0