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This study compared the bone health of KS patients who were actively monitored in our clinic by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) with that of a control group of healthy volunteers.
The aim of this study is to examine the efficacy and adverse events in the following 3 groups in osteoporosis patients: 1. The administration period of teriparatide is less than 6 months and thereafter, denosumab for 24 months. 2. The administration period of teriparatide is from 6 to 12 months and thereafter, denosumab for 24 months. 3. The administration period of teriparatide is more than 12 months and thereafter, denosumab for 24 months.
The process of bone remodeling exhibits pronounced diurnal pattern that is important for bone health. A balanced rate of bone resorption is required to maintain bone health, a balance that can be disturbed during the life-cycle to effect net rate of formation (as occurs during growth and development to adulthood) or net resorption (as occurs, for example, during the menopause). Bone turnover is a nutritionally modulated process and the investigators believe a milk-based protein supplement (MBPS) can modulate beneficially the rate of bone resorption over the time period when bone remodeling is most active i.e. late evening/overnight. In this novel approach to the timing of nutrient ingestion, the proposed nutrient intervention seeks to modify (reduce) the rate of bone resorption and promote the rate of bone formation to the benefit of bone health in this at risk population..
In this nationwide multi center study the investigators combine the low dose chest CT scan data with QCT technology, to measure the BMD of spine, VAT and liver fat in the health check subjects. The aim of this study is to evaluate the performance of QCT in the health check field, and further to evaluate the prevalence of osteoporosis, obesity and liver steatosis in health check population across China.
Background: It is well known that health risks change during lifespan. The weight of a single risk factor increases with aging. The clinical significance of a single risk factor is clear but there is a lack on the effectof multiple risk factors linked together along different hormones condition of women's life in particular regarding to metabolic syndrome, osteoporosis, and thromboembolic risk. Aim: 1) characterization and follow up of cardiometabolic risk in women of childbearing age; 2) characterization and follow up of cardiometabolic risk and osteoporosis in menopausal-transition women and in post-menopausal women;
This study aimed to compare teriparatide treatments and PVPs, focusing on its effects on life qualities and effect/coast ratio and evaluate which method is better for patients.
This study evaluates physiological measurements and their role in among falls in healthy elderly (65yr or older) or elderly suffering from osteoporosis. The study further seeks to evaluate if dancing can be used as training for preventing falls.
HIP50 is a national, multicentre, prospective, observational study, in patients presenting a first low energy per trochanteric hip fracture on one side and treated with Y-STRUT® device implanted on the contralateral proximal femur as percutaneous internal fixation to prevent contralateral hip fracture in case of osteoporosis. The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the clinical efficacy of the studied medical device by measuring the frequency of patient with a fracture at the implantation site within 1 year after implantation. A total of 50 patients from France will be enrolled (until December 2018) and followed up to 24 months.
Osteoporosis remains a significant healthcare burden for the United States. Current FDA-approved osteoporosis treatments include teriparatide, abaloparatide, bisphosphonates, denosumab, and raloxifene. Denosumab is a fully human monoclonal antibody that specifically binds to receptor activator of nuclear factor kappa-B ligand (RANKL). Denosumab potently suppresses osteoclastic activity but bone turnover rapidly normalizes and bone turnover marker levels can rebound above baseline levels after the drug is discontinued. The proposed study will help us determine the relative efficacy of two oral antiresorptive medications that are FDA-approved for treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis (alendronate and raloxifene) in preventing the rebound increase in bone turnover that occurs after denosumab discontinuation.
According to the free hormone hypothesis, the biological activity of a hormone is carried by the portion that is not bound to protein or its carrier in circulation. Based on this, we believe that the free vitamin d, which is the proportion of Vitamin D unbound to vitamin D binding protein and albumin, performs the calcium-regulating functions of the vitamin. Hence, our objective is to study whether free vitamin correlated better with BMD and fracture than the total vitamin D.