Denosumab more effective than risedronate in glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis
Kenneth G. Saag Adults with a history of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis assigned to therapy with the monoclonal antibody denosumab experienced a greater increase in bone...
7 days ago - Healio
Fracture liaison service increases BMD testing, osteoporosis treatment
Adults with osteoporosis who received care from a fracture liaison service program were more likely to undergo bone mineral density testing and initiate and adhere to...
15 days ago - Healio
Researchers reveal molecular structure of 'anti-aging' protein
Researchers from UT Southwestern's Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research and Internal Medicine's Division of Nephrology recently published...
21 days ago - News Medical
ACTIVExtend: BMD response increases long term with abaloparatide followed by alendronate
Lorraine A. Fitzpatrick CHICAGO - Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis saw increased bone mineral density and reduced fracture risks over 43 months with alendronate follow-up...
1 month ago - Healio
Osteoporosis as serious, but less understood in men than women
In 1998, researchers submitted the initial NIH grant for a large community-based cohort study, dubbed the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men study, or MrOS, designed to examine bone...
1 month ago - Healio - 2 articles
Dietary patterns and longitudinal change in hip bone mineral density among older men
1 month ago - MD Linx
Excessive calcium in the brain may be behind Parkinson's
Researchers from Cambridge University found excessive levels of calcium triggers nerve cell death, despite the mineral being critical for communication in the brain.
2 monthes ago - Daily Mail
Peppers, berries, leafy greens: What to eat to protect your brain from dementia, Parkinson's
Eating fruits and vegetables offer a wide range of vitamins and minerals - and just about every nutrient that is beneficial for overall health. So it's no surprise that they...
2 monthes ago - Natural News
12 Essential Vitamins for Healthy Aging
It doesn't usually take much time for young kids to learn the importance of getting their vitamins, whether it's a chewable tablet or, ideally, in healthy food choices like...
2 monthes ago - Active Beat
Elevated bone mineral density lowers risk for hip OA
Kamil E. Barbour Although higher bone mineral density can reduce a patient's risk for hip radiographic osteoarthritis, intermediate density could increase the risk for knee...
3 monthes ago - Healio
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Can One Single Blow on the Head Increase Risk of Parkinson's Disease?
A study highlighting the importance of concussion prevention found even a mild concussion, or mild traumatic brain injury, may have a 56 percent increased risk of developing...
A single concussion increases Parkinson's risk by more than 50%, study warns
The study of Army veterans shows that people who diagnosed with a mild concussion, or mild traumatic brain injury, have a 56 percent increased risk of developing the illness.
Skin implant creates an artificial 'mole' if people are at a high risk of...
Researchers from ETH Zurich in Basel created an implant that is triggered by high calcium to produce melanin, the pigment which causes a skin tan, moles and freckles. Calcium...
'Healthy' toddler, 3, is battling a devastating condition similar to ALZHEIMER'S
Single mother Elaine Fisher, 38, of Dudley, West Midlands, has been left 'mourning' following the heartbreaking diagnosis of her daughter, Holly, with Niemann-Pick Type C.
"Beet" it! A compound found in this superfood may help slow Alzheimer's
You can now add one more benefit to eating beets - that is, slowing down the progress of Alzheimer's disease. According to a study, the extracts of beets contain a compound...
Early Warning Signs of Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's disease is a tricky disease, in that the first symptoms don't even develop until 80% of the damage that causes the disease has already occurred. As a result...
ZEISS Cataract & Refractive Clinical Cases
ZEISS Cataract & Refractive Clinical Cases As a world innovation leader in optics and one of the most respected brands in medical technology ZEISS shares on a regular basis...
The father battling Alzheimer's at 45
Matt Oliver, from Dallas, was just 41 when doctors diagnosed him with the crippling, memory-robbing disease that usually strikes the elderly.
VIDEO: Compounding critical to patient care in ophthalmology
WASHINGTON ― At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, Bret L. Fisher, MD, discusses the importance of compounding pharmacies in offering...
Slow Medicine: More on Prostate Cancer Screening; Simple Treatments for Nausea
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