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2014-05-29 08:28:55

--Recently Revised Label for Marketed Calcitonin Products Has Helped Clarify the Regulatory Landscape in the U.S.-- PHILADELPHIA, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tarsa Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that it raised $7 million to prepare for filing a New Drug Application (NDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Ostora, its oral calcitonin tablet for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. The financing is the second tranche of a Series B round Tarsa announced...

2014-05-21 20:21:58

EDMONTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - SinoVeda Canada Inc. today announces positive clinical results for EffectiCal® from its 24-week double-blind, randomized comparative clinical trial in post-menopausal women. The results showed that EffectiCal®, a supplement containing 300mg of calcium, was equally as effective as Caltrate® (600mg calcium) and vitamin D(3) in measurements of bone formation and bone resorption. Additionally, subjects in this study who received EffectiCal®...

2014-05-21 08:26:28

Thomas E. Levy, MD, addresses five myths about calcium that may be costing you your good health--and even your life HENDERSON, Nev., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From childhood on, we've all heard it: "Milk does a body good." And most of us accept this "truth" at face value. But Thomas E. Levy, MD, JD, says that not only is our country's commitment to calcium not bringing about the desired benefits; it's actively sabotaging our health. "Calcium is essential for bodily function, but...

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...

2014-05-09 23:01:44

It’s spring at last, and with it comes a welcome return to outdoor activity. If you’re taking your fitness regimen outside, after months of exercising indoors, be aware that running or jogging on roads and trails means a major change to the impact exerted on feet and ankles. Danbury, CT (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Stress fractures are a unique type of injury that occurs when the bones are overworked. The lower extremity, and specifically the foot and ankle region, accounts for the majority...

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...

2014-05-05 23:06:43

Discovery could lead to new therapies for bone-fragility disease that afflicts millions. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Geneticists have taken a major step forward in the battle against osteoporosis by identifying two genes that play critical roles in regulating bone mineral density. By targeting those genes with therapeutics, doctors may one day be able to manipulate bone density to prevent or cure the bone fragility that endangers the health of millions around the world. The...

2014-05-05 23:03:27

SF Custom Chiropractic honors Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month by partnering with My Heart Watch to hold a bone density screening clinic on May 20. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 For the month of May, SF Custom Chiropractic is shining a spotlight on Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention. Osteoporosis is a condition which causes bones to weaken and also decreases bone growth and tissue regeneration. People who suffer from osteoporosis are much more likely to develop a...

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...

2014-04-30 12:30:27

Two Million Fractures Occur Each Year in the U.S. Due to Osteoporosis. The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) Encourages Everyone to Break Free from Osteoporosis WASHINGTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Do you know someone over the age of 50 who has broken a bone? Perhaps your mother "tripped" in the garden and broke her wrist? Or your neighbor broke his ankle walking on the golf course? Two million broken bones occur every year in the United States due to osteoporosis, but...


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