Tag: "osteoporosis" at medical news
Osteoporosis screening and treatment may be cost-effective for selected older men
...in women. Despite the importance of the problem of osteoporosis
in men, there is a lack of evidence regarding the ...ound that the estimated prevalence of femoral neck osteoporosis
among men with a prior fracture ranged from 14.5 percent at age 65 years to 33.6 percent at age 85 y...
IOF Bone Apptit campaign wins prestigious communications award
...am, our partners and sponsors, and the hundreds of osteoporosis
patient societies who picked up the campaign and r...e member societies. The largest number of national osteoporosis
societies ever held Bone Apptit events. The campaign used celebrity chefs to communicate the Bone Ap...
Researchers develop criteria to detect bone mass deficiencies in children with chronic diseases
...eased risk for bone mass deficiencies, fracture or osteoporosis
as they get older, according to a new study whose lead author is a researcher at Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center. There is a huge demand for this information among clinicians because in almost any chronic condition in children affectin...
New doctors' test kit to help prevent debilitating osteoporosis
...ch are developing a tool-kit to educate doctors on osteoporosis
and provide them with a focussed set of effective,...sor Eisman. "We have also debunked the myth that osteoporosis
is an elderly womens disease. Both men and women lose bone as they get older and 25-30 per cent of m...
NYP/Weill Cornell Urologists present at 2007 AUA Conference
...s. Doing so may help to identify those at risk for osteoporosis
before the disorder has progressed. Experts Available for Commentary on Breaking News and Other Stories at AUA Conference NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell experts are available for commentary on the following topics and breaking news (see AUA P...
Estrogen is important for bone health in men as well as women
...the spine, hip and wrist. The underlying causes of osteoporosis
are numerous, but in women, low estrogen levels af...ctive estrogen metabolites also can increase their osteoporosis
risk. "Most people don't think about estrogen in men, but men actually have somewhat more estrogen...
Federal Budget boosts Australian health and medical research
...ent to Australia, new medicines to treat diabetes, osteoporosis
and other conditions, and new vaccines. "This package will enable Australia to build its international profile on health and tackle global health issues," Ms James said....
Once-yearly treatment significantly reduces bone fractures in women with postmenopausal osteoporosis
...sis. The publication marks the first time that an osteoporosis
treatment significantly reduced all types of fract...All women involved in the study had postmenopausal osteoporosis
and received Reclast (zoledronic acid) Injection or placebo. Results from the study show that Recla...
Once-a-year drug reduces fractures from osteoporosis
A treatment for osteoporosis
delivered once a year is as effective as current monthly or weekly osteoporosis
regimens at reducing the incidence of bone fractures, according to a new study led by a UCSF researc...
Exercise can cut coronary artery disease risk for some with MS
...ased risk for secondary diseases such as diabetes, osteoporosis
and coronary artery disease (CAD). In an effort to improve the health status of those with MS, a team of researchers worked with individuals diagnosed with mild to moderate disability in an eight week aerobic cycling regimen. The investigators foun...
National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine report calls for more dairy foods at school
...ngs of dairy a day, may help to reduce the risk of osteoporosis
and fractures later in life. And, research shows that children who consume recommended amounts of dairy foods have better overall nutrient intakes. However, half of children ages 4-8 and ninety percent of preteen girls and 70 percent of preteen boys...
IOF and EU panel prepare osteoporosis audit
...ations for a second EU-wide audit on the status of osteoporosis
in Europe. In the European Union, someone has a fracture as a result of osteoporosis
every 30 seconds, and with an ageing population, the annual number of hip fractures (the most seriou...
Call for greater use of comparative effectiveness studies to help advance disease management
...t retrospective, observational study comparing two osteoporosis
therapies on the basis of fracture reduction was p...s (ECCEO) in Porto, Portugal.1 Patients taking the osteoporosis
treatment risedronate (Actonel, risedronate sodium) were almost half as likely to sustain a hip frac...
IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis to be held for first time in Asia
...he leading global congress covering all aspects of osteoporosis
and related bone diseases, the IOF World Congress ...physiology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of osteoporosis
as well as policy-related issues such as health economics. "We decided to hold this important even...
85th General Session, International Association for Dental Research
Did you know that osteoporosis
can be detected using ordinary dental x-rays? that theres a new way to cure canker sores? ...that scientists are getting closer to creating tissues to augment or replace injured, defective, or diseased body parts? These are but a few of the thousand...
New study: Pine bark significantly reduces endometriosis
... produces side effects such as ovarian deficiency, osteoporosis
and obesity. Our results convey Pycnogenol as an extremely effective natural treatment without dangerous side effects," he said. The study, held at Kanazawa University School of Medicine, Ishokawa, Japan, sampled 58 women ages 21?8 who underwent...
Plant-derived omega-3s may aid in bone health
... strong, but if more bone is lost than is rebuilt, osteoporosis
occurs. The biomarker for bone resorption, N-telopeptides, decreased significantly during the ALA diet and marginally during the LA diet compared to the average American diet. Levels of bone-specific alkaline phosphatases, a measure of bone build...
Men warned of osteoporosis problems by McMaster researcher
Men warned of osteoporosis
problems by McMaster researcher Hamilton, ON (Ja... researcher is alerting men and their doctors that osteoporosis
isn't just a woman's problem but that the bone-wasting disease can severely afflict them, too. To ...
Better strategies for osteoporosis prevention and therapy
...ich could be used to develop better strategies for osteoporosis
prevention. Denk conducted his work at ETH Zurich...The paper evaluates a novel isotopic technique for osteoporosis
research. By labeling calcium in the bone matrix isotopically, changes in bone metabolism could be ...
Repeat bone mineral density scans do not appear helpful for predicting fractures in most older women
...ict fractures and has become the gold standard for osteoporosis
screening, according to background information in ...rrent guidelines recommend screening all women for osteoporosis
using BMD measurements at age 65. However, there is little evidence supporting the use of repeat BM...
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