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Primary aldosteronism may be cause behind secondary osteoporosis

August 14, 2017

Patients with secondary osteoporosis are 10 times more likely to have primary aldosteronism than patients without osteoporosis, according to findings from an Italian study.

In an analysis of patient data, researchers also found that about one-quarter of patients with osteoporosis, hypertension and hypercalciuria are also affected with primary aldosteronism, suggesting the condition could be an underlying cause of unexplained osteoporosis.

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Denosumab should not be stopped without considering alternative osteoporosis treatment

August 9, 2017
Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis who stop taking the monoclonal antibody denosumab risk a rapid loss of any bone mineral density gains and an increase in bone…
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Osteoporosis drugs improve bone health for patients with prostate cancer

August 7, 2017
Bisphosphonates and denosumab increased bone mineral density in men with nonmetastatic prostate cancer who received androgen deprivation therapy, according to findings…
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EFORT Open Reviews: A round-up of recently published articles

Orthopaedics Today Europe, August 2017
EFORT Open Reviews is the new open access journal from EFORT and Bone & Joint Publishing. All articles are free to read online with no subscription required. Have…
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Geriatric Fractures About the Hip: Divergent Patterns in the Proximal Femur, Acetabulum, and Pelvis

Orthopedics, March/April 2014, Volume 37 Issue 3
Geriatric acetabular, pelvis, and subtrochanteric femur fractures are poorly understood and rapidly growing clinical…
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Chronic OA Management: Volume 3, Number 2

This activity is supported by an educational grant from sanofi-aventis U.S.

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic, progressive and multifactorial disease characterized by degenerative and inflammatory…
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