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Low bone mineral density is common in childhood leukemia and lymphoma survivors

Factors Predict Low BMD in Pediatric Blood Cancer Survivors

Low bone mineral density detected during guideline-recommended dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry

September 2019 Briefing – Orthopedics

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Orthopedics for September 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
Serum interleukin-35 levels are associated with bone loss and may represent a novel therapeutic target for postmenopausal women with rheumatoid arthritis

Serum IL-35 Levels Tied to Bone Loss With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Low BMD, high bone metabolism, low vitamin D also seen in postmenopausal rheumatoid arthritis patients
Americans with rheumatic disease struggle to access affordable specialty care

Patients With Rheumatic Disease Often Have Trouble Accessing Care

Access issues include getting specialty appointments and affording treatment

August 2019 Briefing – Orthopedics

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Orthopedics for August 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
Postmenopausal women with normoglycemia with a first-degree family history of diabetes have elevated bone mineral density

Family History of Diabetes Tied to Higher BMD in Normoglycemia

Lumbar spine, femoral neck BMD higher in postmenopausal women with first-degree family history
As part of a literature review

Bone Health Management Key in Childhood Cancer Survivors

Working group reviewed bone complications to form recommendations for management of bone health

July 2019 Briefing – Orthopedics

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Orthopedics for July 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
Tenofovir preexposure prophylaxis therapy does not appear to be associated with clinically significant declines in bone mineral density in the short term

Minor Changes in BMD Seen With Tenofovir PrEP in Short Term

Those at high risk for fracture who plan prolonged PrEP use may wish to consider alternative strategies
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