Monthly Archives: febrero 2016

La Fundación Lilly, en desarrollo de sus objetivos estatutarios y dentro del programa de Apoyo a la Investigación BIOMÉDICA, convoca los Premios Fundación Lilly de Investigación Biomédica Preclínica y Clínica 2016, para investigadores que hayan contribuido de forma significativa al desarrollo de la Biomedicina y las Ciencias de la Salud en España, y mantengan una […]

An expert consensus paper from the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis (ESCEO). Within a strategy of a disease modifying approach to inflammatory disease, short durations of moderate doses of GCs are generally well tolerated and have a positive benefit/risk ratio. Patients should be assessed for fracture risk and bone […]

Our results suggest a positive relationship between radiologic osteoarthritic changes at the thoracic spine and prevalent vertebral fractures in men more than 50 years of age. Osteoarthritis may act as a local risk factor, in addition to other mechanical factors, resulting in a greater propensity to fracture, especially at the mid-thoracic region.

JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Feb 1;176(2):175-83. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.7148. Although higher monthly doses of vitamin D were effective in reaching a threshold of at least 30 ng/mL of 25-hydroxyvitamin D, they had no benefit on lower extremity function and were associated with increased risk of falls compared with 24 000 IU. Autor: Bischoff-Ferrari HA, Dawson-Hughes B, Orav […]