Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Do circulating bone turnover markers indicate hip fracture risk?

The evidence that circulating levels of markers of bone turnover correlate with hip fracture risk among postmenopausal women is limited. In a new Journal of Bone and Mineral Research study, neither serum C-terminal telopeptide ...

Health

Vitamin D supplements improve markers of bone turnover in CKD

(HealthDay)—For patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), cholecalciferol supplementation can correct vitamin D deficiency and improve markers of bone turnover, according to a study published online Oct. 17 in the Journal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Venlafaxine use linked to bone turnover markers in older adults

(HealthDay)—Depression treatment with venlafaxine is associated with increased levels of the bone resorption marker C-terminal cross-linking telopeptide of type 1 collagen (CTX), as well as decreased levels of the bone ...

Oncology & Cancer

Bone turnover markers predict prostate cancer outcomes

Biomarkers for bone formation and resorption predict outcomes for men with castration-resistant prostate cancer, a team of researchers from UC Davis and their collaborators have found. Their study, published online in the ...

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