Drug holiday from bisphosphonates for more than two years linked to higher hip fracture risk in women
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 Drug holiday from bisphosphonates for more than two years linked to higher hip fracture risk in womenDrug holiday from bisphosphonates for more than two years linked to higher hip fracture risk in women
 
Women who took a drug holiday (temporary or permanent discontinuation of a medicine) from using bisphosphonates for more than two years have a significantly higher risk of a hip fracture compared to others who continued their treatment, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
 
 
 Opioid and antidepressant use related to increased risk of osteoporotic fractures for RA patientsOpioid and antidepressant use related to increased risk of osteoporotic fractures for RA patients
 
Opioids and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, a widely used group of antidepressants, are both associated with higher risk of osteoporotic fractures for patients with rheumatoid arthritis, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
 
   FDA statement revokes claims that soy protein reduces heart disease riskFDA statement revokes claims that soy protein reduces heart disease risk
 
Yesterday (30th October 2017), Susan Mayne,Ph.D. and director of the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, issued a statement on behalf of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stating that the claims made by earlier studies that soy protein can reduce the risk of heart disease is not true.
 
 Research sheds light on how bones affect appetite and metabolism
 
Research sheds light on how bones affect appetite and metabolismYour skeleton is much more than the structure supporting your muscles and other tissues. It produces hormones, too. And Mathieu Ferron knows a lot about it.
 
 
 Common heart rhythm abnormality along with other health conditions linked to greater risk of mortality
 
Common heart rhythm abnormality along with other health conditions linked to greater risk of mortalityYoung or middle-aged people with Atrial Fibrillation (AF), the most common heart rhythm abnormality, are at greater risk of death if they have other long-term health conditions, according to a new study.