News related to Prolia (Denosumab) and/or conditions it is approved for
Research reveals how novel osteoporosis drug increases bone mass
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2016.10.20]
Abaloparatide, a selective activator of the parathyroid hormone receptor, has recently been shown to reduce fractures in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis.
Outwitting the 'silent thief' of osteoporosis
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2016.10.17]
How clues in our genes could help prevent osteoporotic fracture.In a world first, new Australian research has revealed that genetic profiling can help predict whether an individual will break a...
Heavy marijuana use may raise risk of osteoporosis, bone fractures
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2016.10.13]
People who regularly smoke large amounts of marijuana may have lower bone density, increasing their later-life risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures.
Watching stem cells change provides clues to fighting osteoporosis in older women
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2016.10.07]
For years, scientists have studied how stem cells might be used to treat many diseases, including osteoporosis.
Abaloparatide benefits a wide range of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2016.09.20]
A recent analysis of results from a randomized controlled clinical trial indicates that abaloparatide-SC, a novel therapy for osteoporosis, provides consistent protection against bone fractures in...
Health Tip: Osteoporosis Affects Men, Too
Source: MedicineNet Osteoporosis Specialty [2016.09.12]
Title: Health Tip: Osteoporosis Affects Men, Too
Category: Health News
Created: 9/12/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/12/2016 12:00:00 AM
Osteoporosis: Antibody crystallised
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2016.09.05]
Inhibiting a protein called Sclerostin could probably help treating the bone-loss disease osteoporosis. New findings at the University of Würzburg could stimulate this research.
Injected drug reduces risk of fracture among women with osteoporosis
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2016.08.18]
Among postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at risk of fracture, daily injection of the drug abaloparatide for 18 months significantly reduced the risk of new vertebral and nonvertebral fractures...
What Is Osteoporosis? Treatment, Symptoms, Medication
Source: MedicineNet Hormone Therapy Specialty [2016.07.28]
Title: What Is Osteoporosis? Treatment, Symptoms, Medication
Created: 4/23/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/28/2016 12:00:00 AM
Women on osteoporosis treatment should have repeat DXA screenings to assess response to treatment
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2016.07.19]
Nearly 1 in 5 women experienced a decrease in total hip BMD during treatment, substantially increasing their risk for fracture.
Osteoporosis Super-Foods for Strong Bones With Pictures
Source: MedicineNet etidronate Specialty [2016.06.10]
Title: Osteoporosis Super-Foods for Strong Bones With Pictures
Created: 2/3/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/10/2016 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Specialty [2016.05.11]
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/11/2016 12:00:00 AM
Population health: Statewide study finds decreasing rates of osteoporosis treatment
Source: Compliance News From Medical News Today [2015.09.15]
A statewide study has found that from 2005 to 2012, fewer than a quarter of men and women with documentation of osteoporosis or fragility fracture, conditions for which national guidelines would...
Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty for osteoporosis related fracture
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Orthopedics
A review of how vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty are being used to treat the pain associated with vertebral compression fractures.
PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)
Source: MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for physicians [2016.10.22]
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include changing therapy with a genetic assessment of breast cancer, outcomes from hernia repair, a new agent for osteoporosis, and syncope and pulmonary embolism