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    Apixaban stands out among DOACs for lower fracture incidence.

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    Cohort of more than 200,000 finds excess risk of at least 3 major cardiopulmonary diseases.

  • Endoprothesenregister Deutschland veröffentlicht Jahresbericht 2019

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    Analysis of 11.3 million person-years finds that FADs are commonly used and commonly combined.

  • Afib: choice of anticoagulant may affect fracture risk

    DOACs carried lower risks for fractures and osteoporotic fractures than vitamin K antagonists.

  • Could sleep interventions mitigate against bone loss?
    Could sleep interventions mitigate against bone loss?

    New research suggests short sleep duration is linked with lower bone mineral density.

  • Mild physical activity linked to lower fracture risk in elderly women

    Women's Health Initiative is a large prospective cohort of about 77,000 women.

  • COPD: high-dose inhaled corticosteroids tied to T2DM, osteoporosis

    Matched cohort implicates ICS mean daily exposures of 500 μg or more.

  • Low grip strength in elderly may predict osteoporotic fracture

    The Tromsø Study was a Norwegian population-based cohort of nearly 7000 people followed for 15 years.

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    Die Aufsichtsbehörde hatte aufgrund von Sicherheitsbedenken anfänglich eine negative Beurteilung für die Behandlung abgegeben.

  • Adults with neurodevelopmental disabilities have double the risk of fracture

    Neglected population of nearly 121,000 is compared to 8.7 million nondisabled adults.

  • Network meta-analysis nixes bone benefit from vitamin D, calcium

    Findings question value of supplementation for older community-dwelling adults.

  • Osteoporosis: teriparatide tops 3 other nonbisphosphonates in network meta-analysis

    All 4 nonbisphosphonates (vs placebo) were effective against vertebral and hip fractures.

  • Yogurt linked to lower hip fracture risk in meta-analysis

    But high cheese intake had no hip fracture benefit.

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