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2009-12-17 06:30:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ILI) announced today availability of the Bone Health Genetic Test designed to detect genetic patterns associated with the development of osteoporosis-related outcomes.

2009-11-23 15:42:40

Animal studies suggest that adding flaxseed oil to the diet could reduce the risk of osteoporosis in post-menopausal women and women with diabetes.

2009-11-09 10:33:41

Research carried out among thousands of people has shown a clear connection between depression and a loss of bone mass, leading to osteoporosis and fractures.

2009-11-02 07:48:57

Aggressively managing patients at risk for osteoporosis could reduce the hip fracture rate in the United States by 25 percent.

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2009-11-02 05:45:00

A University of Cambridge study suggests that women who have suffered a bone fracture are not receiving treatment to protect against future breaks.

2009-10-29 14:36:08

A recent study determined glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis (OP) is now treatable with Teriparatide, a synthetic form of the human parathyroid hormone.

2009-10-09 10:35:50

Celiac disease (CD) is an inherited intestinal disorder characterized by life-long intolerance to the ingestion of gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley.

2009-10-01 14:44:57

A study published in the October 2009 issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery suggests a disconnect between the way wrist-fracture patients and those with a spine or hip fracture are managed and evaluated.


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