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Elevated fracture risk for people with HIV cannot be explained by changes in bone mineral density alone

The risk of fragility fractures is increased among people living with HIV, according to research published in the January edition of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. This increased risk couldn’t entirely be explained by reductions in bone mineral density suggesting a wider effect of HIV and its treatment on bone health. “The increased… Read More »

FDA Approves Ozempic (semaglutide) for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes and Known Heart Disease

Print this page PLAINSBORO, N.J., Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Novo Nordisk today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for Ozempic (semaglutide) injection 0.5 mg or 1 mg to reduce the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) such as heart attack, stroke, or death in adults… Read More »

Email breach at Chicago’s Sinai Health System puts data of 12,500 at risk

A data security incident at Chicago-based Sinai Health System may have exposed the personal and health information of about 12,000 patients. In October, data forensic specialists determined that patient information could be at risk after an unknown third party gained unauthorized access to the email accounts of two employees at the four-hospital delivery system. The… Read More »