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Anti-Clotting Drugs Rarely Needed in Children with Big-Bone Fractures by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Mon 21 May 2012 5:17pm Children with pelvic and thigh fractures develop dangerous blood clots so rarely that anti-clotting therapy should be given only to those with underlying conditions that increase clotting risk, according to a study from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. The research, to be published in the June issue of the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, ... Read on »
People with celiac disease have increased bone fracture risk and other bone problems by Alison S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 09 Jan 2012 12:00am For anyone with bone density problems, bone fractures, osteoporosis, osteopenia, osteomalacia, bone pain or any other bone-related problems, consider getting tested for celiac disease or gluten sensitivity. This is a common symptom that often gets overlooked.  Two recent studies confirm the negative effects of celiac disease on bone hea ... 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 »
Take soy protein to reduce risk of bone fractures by Peter C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 6:33pm Eat soy protein, exercise more and increase consumption of calcium and vitamin D to retard bone loss. According to the Shanghai Women's Health Study, women who ate the most soy protein had a 37% lower risk of bone fracture as compared to women who ate the least soy, particularly among women in the early years following menopause. Soy protein was ... 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 »
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 »
Adults With HIV at Increased Risk of Bone Fractures, Study Finds by HealthFinder Posted Fri 11 Mar 2011 12:00pm healthnewslink Annual fracture rates up to 3.69 times higher in HIV-infected patients, researchers say. ... Read on »
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 »
Steroid Injection Linked to Increased Risk of Bone Fractures by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sun 02 Dec 2012 3:07pm Patients treated with an epidural steroid injection for back pain relief are at increased risk of bone fractures in the spine, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study. Researchers say the risk of fracture increased 29 percent with each steroid injection, a finding they believe raises patient safety concerns. “For a patient population a ... Read on »