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Treatment with corticosteroids can adversely affect bone metabolism. In particular, it lowers bone mineral density (BMD) and increases the likelihood of fragility fractures, the hallmarks of osteoporosis, hence the term 'corticosteroid-induced osteoporosis'.1 Since corticosteroids are used for a wide variety of inflammatory conditions, corticosteroid-induced osteoporosis represents a substantial disease burden. Here we aim to provide advice on prophylaxis and treatment for osteoporosis in adults receiving corticosteroid therapy.
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Name: Drug and therapeutics bulletin
Despite the high burden of hip fracture in China, there is limited information on its management. This study investigated the management of hip fractures in a Beijing tertiary hospital and compared pr...
The effect of inhaled corticosteroid on bone mineral density (BMD) was investigated in 44 asthmatic patients after median treatment duration of 6.5 years. Compared with controls, BMD decreased only i...
Epidemiologic studies have suggested that South Korea is a country with low risk rates of osteoporosis and osteoporotic fractures. Recently, the Korean Nationwide-Databased Osteoporosis Study (KNOS) p...
A number of diseases and drugs may influence bone mineral density; however, there are few reports concerning the relationship between lifestyle-related diseases and osteoporosis in Japan as determined...
The aim of the present study was to investigate the anti-osteoporotic activity of Maxcal-C in ovariectomy (OVX)-induced osteoporosis in rats.
The intake of high doses of corticosteroids is known to play an important role in the weakening of the bones and is thus an increasing fracture risk. Zoledronic acid (Aclasta) is a drug kn...
Osteoporosis is a condition in which the amount of bone is reduced, the bones are weak, and there is an increased risk for fractures. Glucocorticoids (such as prednisone) are prescribed t...
We wish to investigate whether a weekly, 2½ hour group-based osteoporosis education intervention (the Osteoporosis Prevention and Self-Management Course), is different to one session cour...
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the impact disease management interventions in treatment compliance among post-fracture and osteoporosis patients.
The purpose of this study is to assess the impact of disease management interventions on bone mineral density (BMD) screening rates and osteoporosis treatment rates in women age 65 years o...
Reduction of bone mass without alteration in the composition of bone, leading to fractures. Primary osteoporosis can be of two major types: postmenopausal osteoporosis (OSTEOPOROSIS, POSTMENOPAUSAL) and age-related or senile osteoporosis.
A nonhormonal medication for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis in women. This drug builds healthy bone, restoring some of the bone loss as a result of osteoporosis.
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Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones become extremely porous, are subject to fracture, and heal slowly, occurring especially in women following menopause and often leading to curvature of the spine from vertebral collapse. Follow and track&n...