• OA in Hip and Knee, But Not Hand, Increases CV Risk

    One year ago - By MedPageToday

    Excess risk may be explained by difficulty walking
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  • Thromboembolism Risk Doubled in Cancer Patients

    One year ago - By Medscape

    Cancer patients are twice as likely as other patients to have an arterial thromboembolic event in the 6 months after diagnosis, although the increased risk disappears at 1 year, say US researchers.
    Medscape Medical News
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  • Switching From Bisphosphonates to Teriparatide May Improve BMD in Women With RA

    One year ago - By Medscape

    Switching women with rheumatoid arthritis from oral bisphosphonates to teriparatide increases bone mineral density and trabecular bone score, according to a new report.
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  • 'Junk food' may increase cancer risk in 'healthy weight' women

    One year ago - By NHS

    "Women who eat junk food such as burgers or pizza are increasing their risk of cancer even if they're not overweight, new research has warned," reports the Daily Mail.
    The story is based on research from the US looking at the diet of postmenopausal women in the 1990s and then tracking the development of a variety of cancers over about 15 years.
    "Junk food" is often defined as food that is rich in calories but low in nutrients.
    Having a diet high in energy dense foods, such as biscuits, chocolate and pizza was found to increase the risk of cancer in these women, specifically in those of a...
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