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Closing the gap on osteoporosis

A new clinical guideline from ACP focuses on pharmacologic treatment of primary osteoporosis or low bone mass to prevent fractures in adults.
1 May 2023

ACP issues new osteoporosis guidance

The new clinical guideline from the College updates its 2017 recommendations on pharmacologic treatment of primary osteoporosis or low bone mass to prevent fractures in adults.
3 Jan 2023

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up of osteoporosis

A 70-year-old woman is evaluated for follow-up of osteoporosis, diagnosed 5 years ago. What is the most appropriate management?
22 Nov 2022

Stepping up to treat osteoporosis

This month's issue addresses osteoporosis, transient ischemic attacks, and another edition of I.M. Ready columns for early career physicians.
1 May 2023

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for osteoporosis

A 78-year-old woman is evaluated for osteoporosis. She was diagnosed 5 years ago following a fragility fracture in the left hip. Following medical treatment and dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, what is the most appropriate management?
19 Apr 2022

Be on alert for blood cancer precursors

Joseph R. Mikhael, MD, FACP, reviewed practical approaches to two premalignant conditions, monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) and monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis (MBL).
1 Jul 2023

Osteoporosis screening, treatment uncommon after stroke

Among 16,581 patients, 5.1% underwent poststroke bone mineral density testing and 15.5% received fracture prevention treatment within one year.
30 Apr 2019

Act early to counter rise in osteoporosis

Recent studies indicate that late-life bone resiliency has been eroding, and newly released guidelines suggest diagnostic and treatment strategies to counteract that slide among women.
1 Jan 2017

Cardiovascular effects of vitamin D supplementation still uncertain, trial finds

Older adults who were randomized to vitamin D supplementation had a slightly lower rate of cardiovascular events, particularly myocardial infarction, but the overall difference from placebo was not significant, an Australian trial found.
4 Jul 2023

Osteoporosis associated with significant five-year risk of hip fracture in women 80 years and older

Women with osteoporosis had similar mortality risk, but much higher rates of hip fracture, compared to those without osteoporosis but with other risk factors for fracture.
25 Jun 2019

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