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Elderly-onset rheumatoid arthritis is a risk factor for bone erosions

Elderly-Onset Rheumatoid Arthritis Ups Bone Erosion Risk

Even two years of clinical remission does not protect against bone erosions
High social stress is associated with greater bone loss during six years of follow-up among postmenopausal women

High Social Stress Linked to Greater Bone Loss After Menopause

Each point higher in social strain tied to greater loss in femoral neck, total hip, lumbar spine BMD
Osteoporosis is common in patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty

Osteoporosis Undertreated in Joint Replacement Patients

Nearly 25 percent of patients meet treatment criteria, but only 5 percent get prescription
The vast majority of orthopedic surgeons recommend prescribing a nine-day supply of around-the-clock oxycodone doses following commonly performed orthopedic surgeries

Survey Reveals Gaps in Opioid Rx Patterns of Orthopedic Surgeons

History of drug misuse, depression did not necessarily diminish hypothetical prescribing rates

June 2019 Briefing – Orthopedics

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Orthopedics for June 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
Patients who received patellar tendon

Outcomes Improved After ACL Repair With Three Tendon Graft Types

No difference found among patellar, hamstring, 'double-bundle' hamstring grafts

May 2019 Briefing – Orthopedics

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Orthopedics for May 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
A tool has been developed that can improve standardization and transparency when describing cell therapies

Experts Develop Standardized Tool for Describing Cell Therapies

Consensus reached on contents of DOSES tool for improving standardization and transparency
More than 25 percent of men and women aged 35 to 50 years have low bone mineral density

More Than 1 in 4 Middle-Aged Men, Women Have Low Bone Mineral Density

Osteopenia at femoral neck found in 28 percent of men, 26 percent of women aged 35 to 50 years
The burden of musculoskeletal diseases increased significantly worldwide between 2000 and 2015

Global Burden of Musculoskeletal Diseases on the Rise

Significant increases seen worldwide, but burden highest in Europe