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Article ID: 710084

Many postmenopausal women do not receive treatment for osteoporosis

Endocrine Society

The benefits of treating osteoporosis in postmenopausal women outweigh the perceived risks, according to a Clinical Practice Guideline issued today by the Endocrine Society. The Society introduced the guideline during a news conference on Monday at ENDO 2019, its annual meeting in New Orleans, La.

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22-Mar-2019 12:00 PM EDT
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    24-Mar-2019 12:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 709865

Genetic Rickets Improves More with Burosumab Than Standard Care, Study Finds

Endocrine Society

Burosumab, a new injectable medicine to treat X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH), an inherited form of rickets, demonstrates superior improvements in rickets and other outcomes compared with conventional therapy in an international, phase 3 clinical trial in children. Results from what investigators called the first head-to-head study comparing the new drug with conventional treatment for this rare disease will be presented Sunday at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in New Orleans, La.

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20-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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    23-Mar-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 709829

Breast Cancer May Be Likelier to Spread to Bone with Nighttime Dim-Light Exposure

Endocrine Society

Exposure to dim light at night, which is common in today’s lifestyle, may contribute to the spread of breast cancer to the bones, researchers have shown for the first time in an animal study. Results of the study will be presented Saturday at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in New Orleans, La.

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20-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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    23-Mar-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 709835

Bisphosphonates Increasingly Prescribed to the Women Most Likely to Benefit

Endocrine Society

In recent years, women who start taking bisphosphonates (BPs) to treat osteoporosis and prevent fracture have trended from younger to older and from having osteopenia to having osteoporosis, researchers report. The results of the study will be presented on Saturday at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in New Orleans, La.

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20-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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    23-Mar-2019 12:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 709656

Improved PCOS symptoms correlate with gut bacterial composition

Endocrine Society

Symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) improved with exposure to healthy bacteria in the gut, according to a study in a mouse model of this common women’s endocrine disorder. The study results will be presented Monday at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in New Orleans, La.

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20-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 710022

Research Implicates Causative Genes in Osteoporosis, Suggesting New Targets for Future Therapy

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Scientists have harnessed powerful data analysis tools and three-dimensional studies of genomic geography to implicate new risk genes for osteoporosis, the chronic bone-weakening condition that affects millions of people. Knowing the causative genes may later open the door to more effective treatments.

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21-Mar-2019 11:10 AM EDT

Article ID: 709740

American Chiropractic Association Endorses bellicon® Fitness Trampoline

American Chiropractic Association

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) has endorsed the bellicon® Classic, Premium, Plus and Basic Bungee Mini-Trampoline/Rebounder. The product was reviewed and approved by ACA for its customizable and safety features, which distinguish it from similar products in the marketplace. It is the first fitness product to earn an ACA endorsement.

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18-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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    14-Mar-2019 10:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 709603

Study: Surgery to Remove Herniated Discs in the Neck Can Be Safely Performed in Outpatient Setting in Select Patients

Hospital for Special Surgery

Surgery to remove multiple herniated or degenerated discs in the neck, a procedure known as anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF), can be safely performed in an outpatient setting in select patients, according to a study at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

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13-Mar-2019 5:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 709611

Ultrasound stimulation of spleen could lead to new treatments for inflammatory arthritis

University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering

Researchers involved in a study using mice showed that they could actually ‘turn down’ the inflammatory response in arthritis with daily noninvasive ultrasound stimulation of the spleen. The research is a first step to developing new treatment options for more than a million people in the United States who currently suffer from rheumatoid arthritis.

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13-Mar-2019 11:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 709521

Research Points to Ways to Reduce Opioid Use Following Common Orthopedic Surgeries

NYU Langone Health

New research presented American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2019 reports on the results of a major undertaking by the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at NYU Langone Health to curb opioid prescriptions and usage rates following common orthopedic procedures.

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12-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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