No impact of anti-Rank ligand and PTH analogs on cardiovascular risk in postmenopausal osteoporosis: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis

ConclusionsThe anti-Rank ligand and PTH analogs have no impact on cardiovascular risk and overall mortality in idiopathic osteoporosis. To better answer the question whether these treatments can reduce the long-term cardiovascular risk, further comparative studies with longer duration are required.
Source: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research

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ConclusionCombined laparoscopic pouch resizing and distalization are safe and can lead to adequate weight loss. This technique allows the combination of an added restriction and malabsorption to the previous RYGB and could lead to an improved weight loss.
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
One in 10 coronavirus patients with diabetes died within the first seven days of hospitalization, and one in five needed a ventilator to breathe, according to a new study by French researchers.
Source: CNN.com - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 28 May 2020Source: Canadian Journal of CardiologyAuthor(s): Christian Steinberg, Christopher C. Cheung, Darryl Wan, Amit Sodhi, Sebastian Claros, John A. Staples, François Philippon, Zachary Laksman, Jean-François Sarrazin, Matthew Bennett, Benoit Plourde, Marc W. Deyell, Jason G. Andrade, Karine Roy, John A. Yeung-Lai-Wah, Franck Molin, Nathaniel M. Hawkins, Louis Blier, Isabelle Nault, Gilles O’Hara
Source: Canadian Journal of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Authors: El Oussoul S, Haesebaert J, Leaune E, Haesebaert F Abstract Despite the proven effectiveness of early intervention services for first-episode psychosis (FEP), these services are poorly implemented in France. This column describes the establishment in 2018 of a community of practice dedicated to the implementation of early intervention services for FEP at the Vinatier Hospital in Lyon, France, in 2019. To evaluate the implementation process, the authors analyzed materials produced during the process of conceiving and developing the community of practice, reviewed participant observation notes, and examined ...
Source: Psychiatric Services - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatr Serv Source Type: research
For men with advanced prostate cancer, a new hormone therapy pill works better than standard injections -- and carries a much lower risk of heart attack or stroke.
Source: WebMD Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Authors: Messiaen M, Duba A, Boulangeat C, Boucekine M, Bourbon A, Viprey M, Auquier P, Lançon C, Boyer L, Fond G Abstract Despite clues indicating high Bullying at the Work Place (BWP) rates in French hospitals, there has been no quantitative study so far. To determine the prevalence of repeated BWP in a national sample of French young physicians; its risk factors, and the mental health consequences of BWP. The study is a cross-sectional observational epidemiological national study addressed to young physicians. The online internet anonymous questionnaire was elaborated according to previous studies explori...
Source: European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci Source Type: research
Authors: Messaadi N, Bayen S, Beghin L, Lefebvre JM, Colleau S, Deken V, Cottencin O, Quersin F, Descamps A, Vanhelst J Abstract BACKGROUND: Screen media usage has become increasingly commonplace in daily life with children initiating themselves to screen media at an early age. Given the high prevalence of screen viewing among children worldwide, its impact on children's health has become a cause for concern. Unfortunately, little information on the independent association between sleep habits and screen time in French children is currently available. The main aim of this study was to assess possible...
Source: Revue d Epidemiologie et de Sante Publique - Category: Epidemiology Tags: Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique Source Type: research
Women with gestational trophoblastic tumors may be able to avoid polychemotherapy after progressing on single-agent treatment, say French clinicians who report that half were'cured'after immunotherapy.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news
Conclusion This paper summarizes the current findings regarding the anti-colitis activity of plant-derived alkaloids and shows how these alkaloids exhibit significant and beneficial effects in alleviating colonic inflammation. These natural alkaloids are not only promising agents for IBD treatment but are also components for developing new wonder drugs. However, the underlying molecular mechanisms or toxicological evaluation of most plant-derived alkaloids still require much scientific research, and their actual efficacies for IBD patients have not been verified well in field research. Thus, further clinical trials to elu...
Source: Frontiers in Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Conclusions: Heart remodelling related to a high cardiac output state cardiomyopathy was more pronounced in patients with homozygous β°/β° genotype. Osteoporososis was significantly more frequent in patients with homozygous β°/β° genotype, treated for more than two-thirds with DFO therapy. These data support the knowledge of different phenotypic groups in the management of NTDT patients.TableDisclosuresPepe: Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A., ApoPharma Inc., and Bayer: Other: No profit support.
Source: Blood - Category: Hematology Authors: Tags: 112. Thalassemia and Globin Gene Regulation: Poster I Source Type: research
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