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November 2019 Briefing – Orthopedics

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Orthopedics for November 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
Obese and overweight older individuals who lose weight have lower bone mineral density in their hips

Weight Loss Tied to Loss of Hip Bone Density in Older Adults

Loss of total hip BMD seen in obese older adults who maintain, regain weight after weight loss
Short sleep duration is associated with lower bone mineral density and a higher risk for osteoporosis among postmenopausal women

Less Sleep Tied to Lower Bone Mineral Density in Women

Higher risk for osteoporosis also seen with less than five hours of sleep per night

October 2019 Briefing – Orthopedics

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Orthopedics for October 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
Joint recesses with bone erosion are more likely to exhibit greater severity of joint inflammation on ultrasound examination

Common Sites of Bone Erosion in Rheumatoid Arthritis ID’d on US

Five sites most often showing bone erosion were wrist joint, big toe, thumb, index finger, middle finger
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...