Potency and dosage of statins linked to diagnosis of osteoporosis
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 Higher dosage of statins can increase risk of osteoporosis, shows studyHigher dosage of statins can increase risk of osteoporosis, shows study
 
At low doses, statins could protect against bone resorption. But the higher the dosage of cholesterol-lowering drugs, the greater the probability of osteoporosis, an analysis of millions of patient data by the Complexity Science Hub Vienna shows.
 
   Potency and dosage of statins linked to diagnosis of osteoporosisPotency and dosage of statins linked to diagnosis of osteoporosis
 
A team of researchers were able to demonstrate for the first time a connection between the potency and dosage of statins with a diagnosis of osteoporosis, based on several million data sets.
 
   GlobalData highlights low diagnosis and treatment rates of osteoporosisGlobalData highlights low diagnosis and treatment rates of osteoporosis
 
As World Osteoporosis Day approaches (20 October), it marks a year-long campaign dedicated to raising global awareness of this bone disease. A major unmet need in this space is the low rate of diagnosis and treatment.
 
 New IOF-ESCEO position paper provides guidance for management of osteoporosis
 
New IOF-ESCEO position paper provides guidance for management of osteoporosisIn 2018 the International Osteoporosis Foundation and European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis published the updated European guidance for the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
 
 
 Creighton University researcher wins NIH grant to study osteoporosis in diabetic women
 
Creighton University researcher wins NIH grant to study osteoporosis in diabetic womenFrom a corner office high atop CHI Health Immanuel, a longtime Creighton University researcher is plotting another step along a road he hopes will eventually free diabetic women from osteoporosis, one of many diseases that strike diabetics more forcefully than the general population.
 
 
 Northwestern Medicine launches program to help women understand risk factors for osteoporosis
 
Northwestern Medicine launches program to help women understand risk factors for osteoporosisLoss of bone density is common as women age, particularly around menopause when women lose more bone than they make. When bone density becomes so low that fracture is likely, the condition is called osteoporosis.
 
 
 Shortened sleep is linked with low bone mineral density, osteoporosis
 
Shortened sleep is linked with low bone mineral density, osteoporosisGetting too little sleep was linked with a higher risk of having low bone mineral density (BMD) and developing osteoporosis, as reported in a recent Journal of Bone and Mineral Research study of postmenopausal women.
 
 
 Women with osteoporosis feel let down by the healthcare system, survey reveals
 
Women with osteoporosis feel let down by the healthcare system, survey revealsResults from a new UCB survey have revealed the impact osteoporosis has on women, with nearly two thirds (65%) agreeing that their condition is being neglected and that their healthcare authority should be doing more to prioritize it (83%).