Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Back pain in older men tied to incident vertebral fractures

(HealthDay)—Incident, clinically undiagnosed radiographic vertebral fractures (VFs) are associated with increased likelihood of back pain symptoms, according to a study published online Sept. 7 in the Journal of Bone and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Single BMD, fracture history predict long-term fracture risk

(HealthDay)—For older women, a single bone mineral density (BMD) measure and fracture history can predict long-term fracture risk, according to a study published online July 18 in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Can DXA be used to predict fracture risk in people with diabetes?

Increased risk of fracture has been shown to be one of the complications arising from longstanding diabetes. With the worldwide increase in Type 2 Diabetes (T2D), in part due to aging populations, there is also increasing ...

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