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Vitamin D Supplementation May Reduce Bone Fracture Risk by A4M Worldhealth.net Posted Fri 03 Aug 2012 10:09pm Posted on July 31, 2012, 6 a.m. in Bone and Dental Dietary Supplementation Vitamins With the cost of treating a hi ... Read on »
Acid Reflux Drugs Tied to Bone Fractures by OCnaturaldoc Health Maven Posted Fri 13 May 2011 1:45pm Published: May 13, 2011 The analysis did not find a similar increase in fracture risk among patients taking older acid reflux medications, called histamine-2 receptor antagonists.A new analysis adds to growing evidence that people using proton pump inhibitors to control symptoms of acid reflux are more likely to fracture bones than those who ... Read on »
"Significantly Higher Bone Fracture Risk" for HIV-infected Patients by Dr. J. Mariano Anto Bruno M. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 20 Oct 2008 3:00am The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCEM) has published a new study which claims the HIV infection puts patients at a considerably higher risk of bone fractures. “Previous studies had indicated towards reduced bone density among HIV-infected patients but not much was known about patients being more prone to fractures", s ... Read on »
Bariatric Surgery Seems to Result In Greater Bone Fractures by Linda Posted Thu 11 Jun 2009 12:00am A new study done at the Mayo clinic shows that bariatric surgery to induce weight loss puts a person at greater risk for broken bones. People who had bariatric procedures either stapling of the stomach (gastric bypass) or banding of the stomach (gastric band surgery) at the Mayo Clinic were followed for twenty years. Results showed that they h ... Read on »
Possible Increased Risk of Bone Fractures With Certain Antacid Drugs by FDA Posted Tue 25 May 2010 7:37am Printer-friendly PDF (283 KB) There is a possible increased risk of fractures of the hip, wrist, and spine if you take certain drugs for heartburn, acid reflux, or ulcers, warns the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The drugs belong to a class of medications called proton pump inhibitors (PP ... Read on »
FDA Statement on ASBMR report: Possible Increased Risk of Certain Types of Thigh Bone Fractures with Long-Term Bisphosphonates U by FDA Posted Wed 15 Sep 2010 9:25am [9/14/2010] FDA appreciates the report from the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research's (ASBMR's) expert Task Force, released today, providing important perspectives on the potential association between long term treatment with the class of osteoporosis drugs known as bisphosphonates and a rare but serious type ... Read on »
Bone Fractures Suspected with Anti-Osteoporosis Drug by Mark Pegram Posted Fri 15 Oct 2010 4:44pm What do bone fractures, damaged jawbones, and esophageal cancer have in common?  It is possible that they may be caused by the anti-osteoporosis drug, bisphosphonates.  The FDA has just released a warning that you should review the usage of these drugs with you health care provider.  Here is the FDA warning and information Here is a com ... Read on »
Long-term Use of Osteoporosis Medication May Reduce Bone Fracture Risk for Some Patients by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Wed 09 May 2012 7:00pm Continuing a popular but controversial treatment for osteoporosis could reduce spine fracture risk for a particular group of patients, but others could see little to no change if they discontinue it. Based on available evidence, a UCSF researcher reevaluated his 2006 finding from a randomized 10-year study of alendronate, a type of bisphosphona ... Read on »
Are you at risk of a bone fracture from osteoporosis? by OlwenAnderson Health Maven Posted Mon 04 Jan 2010 8:46pm Now here's a handy tool..... a free online calculator to assess your risk of a bone fracture from osteoporosis. You can find it here  http://www.shef.ac.uk/FRAX/tool.jsp?locationValue=23  When you've put in all the data, the program will calculate the percentage probability of a fracture within the next 10 years. By the way, question 12 ... Read on »
Soy Protein Cuts Bone Fracture Risk by Cathy T. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:20pm CHICAGO -- Eating soy-based foods lessens the progress of osteoporosis in women after menopause, when hormonal changes can rapidly thin bones and increase the risk of fractures, researchers said on Monday. Bone loss is particularly quick in women during the five to seven years after menopause when a drop-off in estrogen levels may cause them ... Read on »