osteoporosis

Does diet affect bone mineral density?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?
Payer-provider partnership drives value: Execs share lessons learnedHumana and Oak Street Health share the challenges and opportunities of moving away from the fee-for-service model to value-based care.
Top ob/gyn stories of 20162016 was a year of change and new challenges. Find out what the top news stories of 2016 were.
One insurer proves that value-based reimbursement works in practiceHumana’s value-based reimbursement model with physicians has helped to improve care quality and health outcomes for its Medicare Advantage (MA) program members.
Can injectable abaloparatide reduce fractures?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?
Are bisphosphonates really effective?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?
Osteoporosis and periodontal disease in menopauseOsteoporosis and tooth loss are linked in postmenopausal women, a small study finds.
Essure and the risks of reoperationA 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?
Eczema is Associated with Adult Osteoporosis
Eczema is Associated with Adult OsteoporosisIn 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.
Common osteoporosis drugs may prevent breast, lung, colon cancersBisphosphonates, 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).