Physicians, Patients Must Partner for Menopause
Menopause will be unique for each woman, and a physician-patient partnership is a must if women want effective menopause management.
Osteoporosis isn't a disease of older women; it's a disease of all women, incubating in even our youngest patients.
Go-To Guide for Clinical Care of Midlife Women
Look no further: The North American Menopause Society has issued recommendations that offer the latest information for managing a woman's health through menopause.
Test Yourself on Osteoporosis Testing
A quiz in JAMA uses a case with discordant DXA results to discuss the options in assessment of hip fracture risk in osteoporosis, describing their advantages and drawbacks.
Osteoporosis Drugs Good for Bones but Not Breast Cancer Prevention
Bisphosphonates offer women no protection against breast cancer but do help prevent fractures related to osteoporosis.
FDA Approves New Oral Drug for Type 1 Gaucher Disease
Eliglustat has a better safety profile than the existing approved oral drug for type 1 Gaucher disease, and is easier to take than enzyme replacement therapy.
80-Year-Old Woman With Hip Pain
Whatever is causing this woman’s hip pain, her x-ray film looks quite severe. The diagnosis was correct 40 years ago, but it couldn’t be treated effectively then. What’s the problem?
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