Latest American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Stories
Demonstrated superior efficacy to intranasal calcitonin with equivalent safety -- could represent new osteoporosis treatment option -- calcitonin has 30-year record of safety and efficacy but lack of oral form has limited its use.
A drug marketed to grow bone in osteoporosis patients also works to heal bone wounds in gum disease patients.
EAST HANOVER, N.J., Oct.
WASHINGTON, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- This month the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) will celebrate National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month in conjunction with a new campaign, called Healthy Bones, Build Them For LifeÂ®.
Congress Urged to Support Bill for Bone Health Promotion and Research WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) in conjunction with the National Coalition for Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases held a briefing on Capitol Hill today to engage Congress in an action plan for making bone health a national priority and encourage lawmakers to sign on to the "Bone Health Promotion and Research Act." The proposed legislation would create a...
DXA Task Force Urges Congress to Pass Bill to Protect Patient Access WASHINGTON, April 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to protect patient access to osteoporosis testing and reduce the physical and economic burden of osteoporosis for millions of Americans, Congress introduced the "Medicare Fracture Prevention and Osteoporosis Testing Act of 2009," (S.
Medical Reference and Online Edition Gives Coverage of Bone and Mineral Diseases and Disorders with New International Drug Formulary WASHINGTON, Dec.
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.