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Optimal Viewing Angles for Each Proximal Screw in PHILOS Plate-fixed Proximal Humeral Fractures

The Proximal Humerus Internal Locking System (PHILOS) plate is a widely-used implant for fixing proximal humeral fractures. A high rate of...

28 Sep, 2018

 
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Daily Folic Acid Supplementation May Have Cardioprotective Effect in RA Patients on DMARDs

A recent study showed that rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients who use an folic acid (FA) -containing dietary supplement concomitantly with DMARDs...

26 Sep, 2018

 
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Risks and Benefits of Low –dose Aspirin for CVD Prevention in RA Patients

Prospective Randomized Evaluation of Celecoxib Integrated Safety Vs Ibuprofen Or Naproxen (PRECISION) Trial evaluated the risks and benefits of low-...

20 Sep, 2018

 
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Study Unravels Link Between Subclinical Atherosclerosis, Risk of Hip Fracture and BMD

In a recent study, researchers investigated the correlation of subclinical atherosclerosis to bone health in elderly adults. The results showed an...

18 Sep, 2018

 
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Key Trials

Continuing versus Withdrawing Adalimumab Therapy in Patients with Active Non-radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis

ABILITY-3 study is a randomized controlled trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of continuing versus withdrawing adalimumab therapy in patients...

Post-Hip Fracture, Alendronate Treatment is Associated with Reduced Cardiovascular Risk

This is the first large contemporary analysis of real-world clinical practice that compared the risk of cardiovascular events among hip fracture...

Intranasal Salmon Calcitonin Effectively Reduces Pain Due to Spinal Collapse

This trial assessed the effect of intranasal salmon calcitonin in patients with fractures of spinal vertebrae.  Salmon calcitonin significantly...

Immediate vs Delayed Teriparatide Therapy for Skeletal Healing of an Atypical Femoral Fracture

The FIX-IT study showed a greater skeletal healing with immediate teriparatide than delayed in patients with atypical femoral fracture.

Patient Education

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is an inflammatory disease caused when the immune system attacks body’s own tissues. This leaflet gives an overvie...

Food Rich in Calcium and Vitamin D

Eating foods rich in calcium and vitamin D may help prevent bones from becoming weak and less likely to fracture.  This article gives a list of food...

Calcium – Vitamin D Recommended Dietary Allowance

Calcium and vitamin D are two essential nutrients long known for their roles in maintaining bone health. This article gives comprehensive recommended...

Our Publications

Risofos Kit (Risedronate, Calcium citrate malate, Vitamin D3) – Data Sheet

This datasheet covers the rationale for Risofos kit formulation, its composition, dosage and administration information.

Calcinase (calcitonin) – Monograph

This monograph covers various aspects of osteoporosis management and pharmacology, clinical efficacy & safety of calcitonin in treatment of...

Imutrex (methotrexate) – Getting to the Heart of Rheumatoid Arthritis Abstracts Booklet

This publication features efficacy & safety studies of methotrexate in management of rheumatoid arthritis.

Risofos 150 (Risedronate) – Monograph

Risendronate 150 mg is used for the management of osteoporosis. This monograph provides information on its basic pharmacology, clinical efficacy...

Slide Library

Recommendations for Up & Downscaling of Methotrexate Dose in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Methotrexate (MTX) is the first-line treatment for early and clearly defined rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This presentation summarizes the...

 
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Musculoskeletal Manifestations of Ulcerative Colitis

This slide set covers the common musculoskeletal manifestations of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) and its management. The spectrum of these...

 
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ACR 2015 Recommendations for the use of Non-biologic & Biologic DMARDs in RA

Majority of patients with a confirmed diagnosis of RA use nonbiologic DMARDs. The rate of biologic DMARDs use in RA treatment is also rising rapidly...

 
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Myositis Specific and Associated Antibodies

Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIMs) constitute a heterogeneous group of chronic systemic autoimmune diseases with high morbidity and...

 
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Poll

Which of the following bisphosphonate is preferred as first line treatment of osteoporosis-
Alendronate
75% (3 votes)
Risedronate
0% (0 votes)
Ibandronate
0% (0 votes)
Zoledronic acid
25% (1 vote)
Total votes: 4