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Medtronic launches directional cannula for balloon kyphoplasty procedures

12 hours ago   |   Healio   |   4 articles

Medtronic plc announced the U.S. launch of its Kyphon Assist Directional Cannula for use with its balloon kyphoplasty products to treat vertebral compression fractures due to...
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‘Striking' BMD increase follows surgical remission in endogenous Cushing's syndrome

2 days ago   |   Healio

A cohort of adults with endogenous Cushing's syndrome experienced a high rate of bone turnover immediately after surgical remission, resulting in a “striking” net increase in...
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Guideline highlights risk stratification in treating postmenopausal osteoporosis

4 days ago   |   Healio

A baseline fracture risk should guide the selection of initial osteoporosis therapy for postmenopausal women, and treatment should be continued for as long as the expected...
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High-Intensity Exercise Builds Bone in Older Men

10 days ago   |   Medscape

Closely supervised, high-impact training may safely reduce osteoporosis complications in both men and women. Medscape Medical News
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Managing meals reduces diabetes-related mortality, experts issue osteoporosis guidance - top stories in endocrinology

10 days ago   |   Healio   |   4 articles

A bigger breakfast paired with a smaller dinner may reduce the risk for death in patients with diabetes, according to a recent study published in Diabetes Care. This was the...
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Thyroid-stimulating antibody positivity may predict vertebral fracture risk in Graves' disease

10 days ago   |   Healio

A cohort of postmenopausal Japanese women were more likely to sustain a vertebral fracture if they had thyroid-stimulating antibodies compared with women without the antibody...
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The osteoporosis wonder drug that helps rebuild crumbling bones

The osteoporosis wonder drug that helps rebuild crumbling bones

14 days ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

Bone cells are constantly dying and being renewed, but in patients with osteoporosis not enough new bone forms. This means they become more porous, weaker and more prone to...
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Magnesium and osteoporosis: 10 Reasons why magnesium could prevent osteoporosis

Magnesium and osteoporosis: 10 Reasons why magnesium could prevent osteoporosis

15 days ago   |   Natural News

Magnesium is an essential mineral that promotes overall well-being. Meeting your daily requirement of magnesium - by eating magnesium-rich foods or taking supplements - also...
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Osteoporosis myths DEBUNKED: Truths about bone health

Osteoporosis myths DEBUNKED: Truths about bone health

17 days ago   |   Natural News

Osteoporosis is a common health problem for older adults. The International Osteoporosis Foundation reports that osteoporosis is estimated to affect 200 million women...
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Don't Neglect Osteoporosis Therapy During COVID-19, Say Societies

18 days ago   |   Medscape   |   4 articles

Five bone health organizations have published joint guidance for managing patients with osteoporosis during the COVID-19 pandemic. Medscape Medical News
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Nilotinib Affects Biomarkers in Alzheimer's Disease: Trial

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7-Year-Old Stages Adorable ‘Mini Prom' After His Babysitter's Dance Was Canceled

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Q&A: Sun protection key in anti-aging, cancer prevention for skin of color

Skin protection is important for reducing the risk for cancers, as well as for anti-aging and cosmetic reasons, in people of all complexions. However, many people of color... Read more ...

Things To Expect In A Senior Living Facility

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