Romosozumab Continues to Build Bone, Reduce Fracture Risk
EULAR 2017: Romosozumab reduces the risk of clinical vertebral fractures in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis by as much as five times.
15 Recommendations for Treating Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis
For the first time in seven years, the ACR has new treatment recommendations for glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis. In this slideshow, we highlight the new guidelines.
Drug Roundup: New FDA-Approved Treatments in Rheumatology
In this slideshow, we offer a glance at newly approved treatments for rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, osteoporosis and fingernail psoriasis, among other conditions.
Fragility Fractures in Men Associated with Greater Risk of Mortality
Elderly women are at higher risk of acquiring a fragility fracture than men, yet men are more likely to die from their injuries, researchers reported at AAOS 2017 this week.
Can Vitamin D Prevent Respiratory Tract Infections?
A new study finds that vitamin D supplementation is associated with lower rates of acute respiratory tract infections, especially in people who are vitamin D deficient.
Habitual Weight-Bearing Exercise Best for Bone Strength in Elderly
The elderly can build lower limb bone strength with habitual weight-bearing exercises, not medium or low impact exercise, research shows.
Missed Risk Factors in Osteoporosis Screening Crucial in Diagnostics
The expanded National Bone Health Alliance definition of osteoporosis may better identify those at elevated fracture risk.
Diagnosis Checklist: Osteoporosis
Women with osteoporosis may not know they have osteoporosis until their first fracture. In this slideshow, we outline a few reminders for physicians when evaluating patients for osteoporosis.
Six Risk Factors for Low Bone Mineral Density in Lupus
Low bone mineral density and osteoporosis are well-known comorbidities with systemic lupus erythematosus. In this slideshow, we highlight six of the most common risk factors for low bone mineral density in SLE.
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