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2014-07-23 08:31:50

LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) found that supplementing with calcium elevates calcium levels too high,(1) putting women at risk for kidney stones, among other health problems. Women close to menopause are commonly told to take supplements containing calcium and vitamin D to prevent diseases such as osteoporosis, to which they are particularly prone. "I would recommend that women determine how much calcium they...

2014-07-22 12:30:14

DUBLIN, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q9stxd/global_bone) has announced the addition of the "Global Bone Densitometers Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A bone densitometry scan is a special type of X-ray test used to measure the calcium content of a bone. It is used primarily to detect osteopenia or osteoporosis, diseases in which the bone's density is low and the...

2014-07-17 23:08:33

Global Women’s Health Market 2014-2018 report calculates the market size by considering revenue generated from the sales of various products based on their application segment Postmenopausal Osteoporosis (Drugs), Hormonal Contraceptives (Drugs and Devices), Menopause (Drugs), Infertility (Drugs), Endometriosis (Drugs), and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (Drugs). Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 In the recent past, vendors have entered into several agreements or partnerships to develop or...

2014-07-17 08:28:22

A STUDY PUBLISHED IN THE BRITISH JOURNAL OF NUTRITION IDENTIFIES THREE POTENTIAL PATHWAYS BY WHICH DRIED PLUMS MAY CONTRIBUTE TO BONE HEALTH SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty-seven million Americans suffer from low bone density or osteoporosis, a disease which causes bones to become so weak and brittle that even a minor fall or other stresses may cause fractures.(1) A study published in the British Journal of Nutrition in July examined the mechanism of the...

2014-07-11 10:03:55

Elsevier Health Sciences Commonly prescribed anti-arthritics can exacerbate other inflammatory diseases like periodontitis, according to new research published in The American Journal of Pathology Inflammatory diseases can occur simultaneously in distinct sites in the same patient, complicating treatment because a medication effective for one disorder may exacerbate the other. One such example is the anti-arthritic medication dexamethasone, which alleviates joint disease but can worsen...

2014-07-01 08:30:28

LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "A cumulative savings of $6.8 billion from 2013 to 2020 in avoidable hospital utilization costs is potentially realizable if all U.S. women over the age of 55 diagnosed with osteoporosis were to use magnesium dietary supplements at preventive intake levels," states a new economic report entitled Smart Prevention--Health Care Cost Savings Resulting from the Targeted Use of Dietary Supplements.(1) The report, done by Frost & Sullivan through a...

2014-06-30 16:26:50

First Large-Scale Analysis of Protective Role of Vitamin D in Elderly NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A vitamin D boost may prevent early death from heart disease and cancer, according to a large scale study by Mount Sinai and a consortium of international collaborators, published online in the June issue of BMJ. Analysis of pooled data by Paolo Boffetta, MD, Director of the Institute for Translational Epidemiology and Associate Director for Population Sciences of...

2014-06-27 15:18:52

UT Southwestern Medical Center UT Southwestern cancer researchers have identified a promising molecule that blocks bone destruction and, therefore, could provide a potential therapeutic target for osteoporosis and bone metastases of cancer. The molecule, miR-34a, belongs to a family of small molecules called microRNAs (miRNAs) that serve as brakes to help regulate how much of a protein is made, which in turn, determines how cells respond. UT Southwestern researchers found that mice...

2014-06-19 10:03:46

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Calcium and vitamin D are commonly recommended for older women, but the usual supplements may send calcium excretion and blood levels too high for some women, shows a new study published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society. This randomized, placebo-controlled trial included 163 older (ages 57 to 90) white women whose vitamin D levels were too low. The women took calcium citrate tablets to meet their...

2014-06-18 12:38:39

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Ortho and Osteobiologics: World Industry and Market Analysis 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/biotechnology/ortho_osteobiologics_world_industry_market_analysis_2014_2024.html Report DetailsBiotechnology for bone disorders - new study showing you trends, R&D progress, and predicted revenuesWhat's the future of orthobiologics and osteobiologics? Visiongain's updated...


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Osteoporosis International
2012-05-17 15:25:40

Osteoporosis International is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Springer Science+Business Media. It was established in 1990. It is the official journal of the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the National Osteoporosis Foundation. The journal includes original research on all areas of osteoporosis and related fields. It also publishes reviews, educational articles, and case reports. Editors-in-chief are R. Lindsay and J.A. Kanis. According to the Journal...

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