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2013-03-07 20:21:50

MESA, Ariz., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Banner Baywood Medical Center is the first hospital in Arizona to earn certification for Disease-Specific Care in hip fracture management and one of 15 nationwide to receive this distinction. The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval(TM) was awarded to Banner Baywood for its compliance with the organization's national standards for healthcare quality and safety in disease-specific care. Many older adults are prone to falls that result in...

2013-01-22 16:26:48

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BINOSTO®( )(alendronate sodium) Effervescent Tablet for oral solution 70 mg, was named a "Product to Watch" in the January 7, 2013, edition of BioCentury, the Bernstein Report on BioBusiness newsletter. BioCentury is an internationally recognized leader in providing pharmaceutical analysis and data, along with value-added information for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. BINOSTO, a product of Mission Pharmacal and...

2013-01-07 05:00:08

Law Firm offers no win - no fee promise for clients injured from Nexium, which has been linked to severe side effects such as osteoporosis, bone deterioration and esophageal cancer. (PRWEB) January 06, 2013 During the week of December 6, 2012, more than 1,000 Nexium bone injury lawsuits were centralized into an MDL in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. (In re. Nexium (Esomerprazole) Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2404) The plaintiffs in these...

2012-12-29 05:03:05

Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation and publisher of various natural health newsletters, books, and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin, is reporting on a study that has found that eating carrots is even healthier than previously believed. New York, NY;Washington, DC;Los Angeles- Long Beach, CA;Chicago, IL;Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 28, 2012 -- Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation and publisher...

2012-11-22 20:20:28

Provinical Governments List Aclasta on Public Drug Plans TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Osteoporosis Canada congratulates the Ontario government, the New Brunswick government, the Saskatchewan government and the British Columbia government for providing access to a new osteoporosis medication. Aclasta (zoledronic acid) is now available on public and private drug plans in Ontario, BC, SK, and NB meaning Canadians at high risk for fractures have access to increased treatment...

Study Shows Economic Benefits Of Dairy Consumption
2012-11-13 15:53:55

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study conducted by European researchers analyzed the health economics of increased dairy food, showing the benefits of boosting dietary calcium intake. The latest research reported in the journal Osteoporosis International shows that increasing consumption of dairy foods helps to prevent hip fractures and reduce healthcare costs. The study was based on a new analytical model that links nutrition and fracture risk,...

2012-10-26 00:54:30

Patients treated with an epidural steroid injection for back pain relief are at increased risk of bone fractures in the spine, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study. Researchers say the risk of fracture increased 29 percent with each steroid injection, a finding they believe raises patient safety concerns. "For a patient population already at risk for bone fractures, steroid injections carry a greater risk that previously thought and actually pose a hazard to the bone," says Shlomo...

2012-10-22 07:30:51

NYON, Switzerland, October 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "A wrist fracture is a warning sign," says Professor John A. Kanis, president of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF). "We urge all adults aged 50 and over who have suffered a wrist or other fragility fracture, to get tested for osteoporosis." Osteoporosis is a chronic 'silent' disease that causes bones to weaken and become more fragile and breakable. At age 50, up to one in two women and one in five men will...

2012-10-14 15:20:10

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Oct. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that it has presented data from several Prolia(®) (denosumab) studies, including data from the open-label extension study of the pivotal Phase 3 fracture trial, which showed continued increases in bone mineral density (BMD) and low fracture incidence over six years. These data, and those from several key studies, were presented at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) 2012 Annual...

2012-10-11 11:26:57

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Pharmacal Company today announced that BINOSTO(TM)( )(alendronate sodium) Effervescent Tablet for buffered oral solution (70 mg) is now available by prescription in the United States. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved BINOSTO to treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and to increase bone mass in men with osteoporosis. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121011/PH91455 ) BINOSTO delivers easy-to-swallow...