Advances in osteoporosis screening: Finding more patients at risk
New technologies are dramatically changing our ability to screen for osteoporosi...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 26, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Docs Gain New Flexibility Treating Osteoporosis From Steroids Docs Gain New Flexibility Treating Osteoporosis From Steroids
In an updated guideline, the American College of Rheumatology made two important updates for prevention and treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - September 22, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

5 ways dual-energy CT improves emergency room neuroimaging
Dual-energy CT is an effective tool for improving neuroimaging in the emergenc...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Dual-energy CT shows promise for gout workup Osteoporosis risk can be predicted on dual-energy CT Dual-energy CT scans of T-Rex reveal fossil's secrets Dual-energy CT bests x-ray for diagnosing hip prosthesis instability Dual-energy CT shows promise, but watch for artifacts (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 22, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Abdominal CT has great potential for opportunistic imaging
Patients undergo abdominal CT scans for a wide variety of indications. The modality'...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT lends itself to opportunistic screening for osteoporosis Body composition analysis shows utility on CT Visual CAC assessment on CT exams compares well with cardiac CT results Radiomics, AI identifies osteoporosis on lumbar spine CT Automated pipeline enables body composition analysis on chest CT (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 20, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Chest, abdominal CT exams pack radiation dose to breasts
Women who undergo chest and abdominal CT exams may be at increased risk fo...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Should mammo settings be done automatically or manually? Referring physicians consider radiation risk when ordering CT CT lends itself to opportunistic screening for osteoporosis ECR: Did COVID boost CT radiation exposure? Photon-counting CT proves value in driving down imaging dose (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 15, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Novel Agent Hints at Bone Growth Boost Without Hematopoietic Risks
(MedPage Today) -- AUSTIN, Texas – A novel agent appeared to regulate bone growth signaling in early phase data that stirred hopes it could help osteoporosis and other diseases. In a phase I study, KER-012 did not elevate hemoglobin or red... (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - September 13, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Cardiovascular Risks Not Increased With Denosumab
(MedPage Today) -- AUSTIN, Texas – Denosumab (Prolia, Xgeva) carried no increased risk of cardiovascular disease or stroke when compared with zoledronic acid (Reclast, Zometa) to combat osteoporosis, researchers found. Compared with zoledronic... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 13, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Crystal Bone Algorithm Predicts Early Fractures, Uses ICD Codes Crystal Bone Algorithm Predicts Early Fractures, Uses ICD Codes
This algorithm looks promising and would alert clinicians to often-missed patients with high fracture risk who need to be investigated for osteoporosis, an observer says, but it needs further validation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 12, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Lupin, DKSH enter pact to commercials Alvotech biosimilars in Philippines
The biosimilars planned under this agreement include biosimilar Prolia (denosumab 60mg/ml) and Xgeva (denosumab 70 mg/ml) for treating osteoporosis, Simponi (golimumab) for treating rheumatoid arthritis, and Eylea (aflibercept) against wet-age macular degeneration as well as two undisclosed proposed biosimilars for immunology and oncology. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - September 7, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Race/ethnic differences in the prevalence of osteoporosis, falls and fractures: a cross-sectional analysis of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging - Morin SN, Berger C, Papaioannou A, Cheung AM, Rahme E, Leslie WD, Goltzman D.
Most of the published epidemiology on osteoporosis is derived from White populations; still many countries have increasing ethno-culturally diverse populations, leading to gaps in the development of population-specific effective fracture prevention strateg... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

DEXA raises concern over exposure to chemicals in pregnant women
Dual-emission x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) exams suggest that in utero exposur...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Stick to x-rays for estimating children's bone age, researcher say DEXA exams reveal risk of dementia in older women Routine x-rays help assess fracture risk in hip replacement patients AI model diagnoses osteoporosis on hip x-rays DEXA highly underutilized in arthroplasty patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 29, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Use of CT booms in the emergency department
The use of chest and abdominopelvic CT in the emergency department (ED) increase...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT lends itself to opportunistic screening for osteoporosis Machine learning plus CAD with chest CT speeds COVID diagnosis Unexpected findings on CT may predict COVID-19 trends AI can assess sarcopenia on chest and abdominal CT exams AI algorithm detects appendicitis on CT exams in ER (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 24, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Lithium Treatment May Reduce Risk of Osteoporosis in Bipolar Patients
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - August 24, 2022 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Trends and Innovations Source Type: news

Stick to x-rays for estimating children's bone age, researcher say
Estimating bone age in children using dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT lends itself to opportunistic screening for osteoporosis DEXA exams reveal risk of dementia in older women Routine x-rays help assess fracture risk in hip replacement patients DEXA highly underutilized in arthroplasty patients AI, whole-body DEXA scans reveal patient age, mortality risk (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 19, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

More than a third of U.S. veterans decline CT lung cancer screening
More than a third of U.S. veterans decline low-dose CT lung cancer screening...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT lends itself to opportunistic screening for osteoporosis IASLC: Lung cancer disparities exist among younger, older adults IASLC to release report on lung cancer screening obstacles NELSON lung screening protocol beats NLST for cancer detection CT screening evens out gender disparity in lung cancer mortality (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 17, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news