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2014-09-15 16:29:02

Data Presented at the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research 2014 Annual Meeting THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced results from a new exploratory analysis of the open-label extension study of the pivotal Phase 3 fracture trial, which found that treatment with Prolia(®) (denosumab) for eight years enabled a substantial proportion of women with osteoporosis to achieve non-osteoporotic T-scores (>-2.5) at the lumbar spine and...

2014-09-15 16:28:40

Romosozumab Currently in Phase 3 Clinical Development, Pivotal Data Expected in 2016 THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and BRUSSELS, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and UCB (Euronext Brussels:UCB) today announced results from several exploratory analyses of the Phase 2 study evaluating romosozumab in postmenopausal women with low bone mineral density (BMD). Romosozumab is an investigational bone-forming agent that is designed to work by inhibiting the protein sclerostin, thereby...

2014-09-10 08:32:41

Data Include Eight Year Analyses of Bone Mineral Density Results for Prolia® (Denosumab) and Further Evidence for Significant Bone-Building With Romosozumab THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that it will present data from multiple Prolia(®) (denosumab) and romosozumab study analyses at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) 2014 Annual Meeting being held in Houston, Sept. 12-15, 2014. The data that will be...

2014-09-02 23:03:37

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Minimally Invasive Vertebral Compression Fracture Repair Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Vertebral invasive compression fractures called spine fractures, occur when the bony block or the vertebrae in our spine suffers crack or gets deformed. Vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) are the most common...

2014-08-13 08:28:28

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tarsa Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that it has secured a $10 million senior credit facility from Oxford Finance LLC and Square 1 Bank. The company intends to use the proceeds to support its plans to file a New Drug Application (NDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Ostora tablet for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis, currently targeted for early 2015. Separately, Tarsa announced that Daniel Soland has...

2014-05-16 12:28:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For older adults, one break all too frequently leads to another. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140516/88468 Studies have shown that anyone age 50 or older who suffers a fragility fracture - a bone break sustained in a fall from a standing height or less - is two to five times more likely to experience a second fracture than someone who hasn't had one. The odds that a person who's suffered two such fractures will...

2014-05-06 17:08:14

Age and testing of hip bone mineral density (BDM) when postmenopausal women discontinue bisphosphonate therapy can help predict the likelihood of fractures over the next five years. Bisphosphonates can reduce the risk of hip and spine fractures. But recent concerns about safety issues, including osteonecrosis of the jaw, atypical femoral fractures and esophageal cancer, have increased interest in interrupting or stopping bisphosphonate therapy after several years of treatment. This study...

2014-04-30 23:20:33

Post-menopausal women are at highest risk for developing osteoporosis during their lifetime, which can lead to debilitating bone fractures and a decrease in quality of life. Women’s Excellence offers risk assessment, screening, prevention counseling, diagnostic testing, and effective treatment for osteopenia and osteoporosis. Birmingham, MI (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Bone is living tissue that is constantly being absorbed and replaced. Osteoporosis occurs when the creation of new bone...

2014-04-29 04:21:56

Sunsweet Encourages Bone Health with The Amaz!ng Prune and Other Healthy Lifestyle Habits YUBA CITY, Calif., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As many as 52 million Americans have osteoporosis and low bone mass, and studies suggest that one in two women and up to one in four men ages 50 and older will break a bone due to osteoporosis.(1) Osteoporosis is concerning because you can't feel your bones getting weaker, which is why it's often referred to as the "silent disease." May is National...

2014-04-15 23:11:51

The latest in Osteoporosis Risk Assessment and Treatment was discussed with Primary Care practitioners at the 8th Annual Spring CME (Continuing Medical Education) Conference held by the Continuing Education Company at the Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast, Florida, March 31-April 4, 2014. Palm Coast, Florida (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Continuing Education Company, a leader in family practitioner continuing medical education, presented Dr. Alan Stern's "Osteoporosis: of Mortar and...


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