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2014-01-01 16:20:13

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and BRUSSELS, Jan. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and UCB (Euronext Brussels:UCB) today announced results from a Phase 2 trial evaluating romosozumab (AMG 785/CDP7851) in postmenopausal women with low bone mineral density (BMD). Published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), the trial demonstrated that, compared with placebo, romosozumab treatment for 12 months significantly increased BMD at the lumbar spine, total hip and femoral neck....

2013-12-30 16:21:21

Fracture Liaison Service Programs are the Solution to Reducing the Two Million Bone Breaks Caused by Osteoporosis Each Year. WASHINGTON, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) today announced a comprehensive Fracture Prevention Initiative in partnership with the National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA). Their goal is to provide a broad-based, best-practice model-of-care to reduce the nearly 80 percent post-fracture care gap. (Logo:...

2013-12-28 23:01:30

Transparency Market Research Report add "Bone Densitometers Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse the full report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/bone-densitometers-market.html Albany, NY (PRWEB) December 28, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Bone Densitometers Market(DEXA, QCT, pDEXA, SEXA, pQCT, RA and QUS)- Global Industry Analysis,...

2013-12-19 16:27:58

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A research study published earlier this week in a supplement of Osteoporosis International, the official journal of the International Osteoporosis Foundation and National Osteoporosis Foundation, substantiates significant increases in bone mineral density (BMD) among seniors using a new exercise system designed for osteogenic loading. This marks the first time the use of any non-pharmaceutical protocol has been shown to increase bone...

2013-12-12 10:46:34

New report shows aging populations and urbanization will drive increase in osteoporosis and related fractures; health authorities must take action now to reduce future costs and disability A new report launched today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) shows that osteoporosis is a serious problem throughout the Asia Pacific, with the number of fracture sufferers to rise dramatically in the coming decades. By 2050, more than half of the world's hip fractures will occur in...

2013-12-09 16:27:19

Excellence in osteoporosis treatment by Dr. Emrani, leading the Fracture Prevention Program. TARZANA, Calif., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Afshine Ash Emrani, MD, FACC of Los Angeles Heart Specialists has been well recognized amongst his peers as a leading physician in the field of preventative care. He has practiced in the Los Angeles area for the past fifteen years and has been recognized as a teacher and mentor to students as well as Assistant Clinical Professor,...

2013-12-05 08:31:02

Effort will spur drug development BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) Biomarkers Consortium announced today the launch of a three-year study to track the progression of osteoporosis more precisely and pave the way for more effective treatments. The study, which utilizes data from existing academic and clinical trials, is designed to establish the validity of specific imaging and biochemical markers for bone health....

2013-12-03 04:22:47

ALBANY, New York, December 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Bone Densitometers Market(DEXA, QCT, pDEXA, SEXA, pQCT, RA and QUS)- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global bone densitometers market was valued at USD 777.9 million in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.3% from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of USD 908.5million in 2019....

2013-11-19 12:31:15

Drinking more milk as a teenager apparently does not lower the risk of hip fracture as an older adult and instead appears to increase that risk for men, according to a study published by JAMA Pediatrics, a JAMA Network publication. While drinking milk during adolescence is recommended to achieve peak bone mass, milk's role in hip fractures later in life has not been established. Drinking more milk is associated with attaining greater height, which is a risk factor for hip fracture,...

2013-10-04 08:23:39

Prolia Open-Label Extension Trial Showed Continued Increases in Bone Mineral Density and Low Fracture Incidence for Up to Eight Years THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that it will present data from several romosozumab and Prolia(®) (denosumab) studies at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) 2013 Annual Meeting in Baltimore from Oct. 4-7, 2013. Romosozumab data include results from the Phase 2 study that demonstrate...