An analysis looks at the impact of diet on bone mineral density. Also, an examination of which antidepressants in pregnancy may increase the risk of birth defects. Plus: Is the mortality rate of cervical cancer underestimated?
A new study looks at the efficacy of injectable abaloparatide on reducing fractures due to osteoporosis. Plus: Does acetaminophen use during pregnancy increase the risk of behavior problems in children?
A new study asks if bisphosphonates are truly effective at preventing fractures as a result of osteoporosis. Plus: What does weight gain between pregnancy mean for neonatal health? Also, do saturated fat levels indicate breast cancer?
A new study examines the risk:benefit of the Essure device. And, does anti-osteoporosis medication in the wake of a fragility fracture reduce the risk of a future fracture? Plus: What role do high maternal blood glucose levels play in her child's future cardiovascular health?
In a study of nearly 5,000 people with and without eczema, researchers have found those with eczema are more likely to have osteoporosis and fractures than adults without the skin condition. Learn more on the study.
Bisphosphonates, the most commonly used drugs for osteoporosis may be able to reduce the growth of certain cancers by inhibiting the activity of a cancer-producing family of receptor called the human epidermal growth factor receptor (HER), according to 2 studies published online this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).