American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Annual Meeting

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Risk for second fracture within 1 year nearly double in men vs. women

October 15, 2018
Compared with women, men are at greater risk for a subsequent fracture, particularly within the first year and up to the first 3 years, after an…
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Vitamin D supplementation associated with dose-response increase in hypercalciuria

October 15, 2018
Older adults assigned to a high dose of daily vitamin D supplementation were more likely to develop hypercalciuria over 3 years vs. those assigned to…
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Increased cortical advanced glycation end products contribute to brittle bones in men with type 2 diabetes

October 12, 2018
Researchers found higher advanced glycation end-product content — associated with decreased bone strength — in the cortical bone of men…
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BMD trajectory can replace fracture as outcome in osteoporosis clinical trials

October 12, 2018
Bone mineral density at the femoral neck and total hip is a potential surrogate for fracture risk in clinical trials of osteoporosis drugs, according…
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Mobility exercises can reduce fall risk for older adults

October 9, 2018
Dual-task functional power and mobility training was shown to improve muscle power, reaction time and mobility and limit multiple falls for older…
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Bisphosphonate drug ‘holidays’ increase fracture risk in women

October 5, 2018
Discontinuing the use of bisphosphonates for more than 2 years has been linked to increase risk for hip fracture in women, according to research…
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Bone mineral density gains from Tymlos for osteoporosis maintained following alendronate

October 5, 2018
Gains in ultradistal radius bone mineral density demonstrated by postmenopausal women with osteoporosis who had been treated with abaloparatide for…
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BMD dilutes predictive strength of sarcopenia for fractures

October 4, 2018
When combined with measurements of bone mineral density at the femoral neck, sarcopenia is not an effective predictor of major osteoporotic fracture…
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Rising fracture rates hint at ‘crisis’ in osteoporosis care

October 4, 2018
Despite a drop in fracture rates among U.S. adults aged at least 50 years between 2007 and 2013, fracture rates generally increased between 2013 and…
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Zoledronate limits fracture risk in older women with osteopenia

October 2, 2018
Women aged at least 65 years with osteopenia were shown to be less at risk for fragility fracture when

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American Society of Bone and Mineral Research Annual Meeting

September 20, 2019 - September 23, 2019