Category Archives: The Rheuma Muse

The 9 Muses are daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, Greek goddesses personifying the inspiration for the sciences and the arts.
My highly opinionated news-blog draws inspiration from both the science and the art of Rheumatology.

OP Rx: Abaloparatide

Abaloparatide Ranks Highly for Effectiveness in Reducing Risk of Spine, Wrist Fractures in Postmenopausal Women With Osteoporosis Novel Agent Abaloparatide Reduces Fractures, Including Wrist ACTIVE Trial: Abaloparatide vs Placebo for Vertebral Fracture Prevention in Osteoporotic Women Eighteen Months of Treatment With Subcutaneous Abaloparatide Followed by 6 Months of Treatment With Alendronate in…
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Osteoporosis of Hypogonadism

Clinical Challenges: Managing Osteoporosis in Male Hypogonadism Romosozumab: Effective in Men With Osteoporosis Romosozumab increased spine and hip bone mineral density after 12… Nutritional status changes fracture risk in hypothalamic amenorrhea
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Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis

ACR releases its 2017 guidelines for treating patients with glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis 1) Screen every 1-3 years with BMD especially those at high risk for GIOP (previous fracture, older than 40); 2) Start everyone on Calcium and Vitamin D supplementation; 3) Start on bisphosphonates if risk assessment by FRAX is moderate-to-high.
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Probiotics & Osteoporosis

Probiotics Reduce Bone Loss in Older Women With Low Bone Mineral Density GOTHENBURG, Sweden -- June 28, 2018 -- Probiotics may halve the risk of bone loss in older women with low bone mineral density, according…
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