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2014-09-10 08:32:41

Data Include Eight Year Analyses of Bone Mineral Density Results for Prolia® (Denosumab) and Further Evidence for Significant Bone-Building With Romosozumab THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that it will present data from multiple Prolia(®) (denosumab) and romosozumab study analyses at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) 2014 Annual Meeting being held in Houston, Sept. 12-15, 2014. The data that will be...

2014-09-03 12:31:34

Adoption of Premium-Priced Vertebral Augmentation Will Drive Market Growth, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the global market for minimally invasive vertebral compression fracture (MIVCF) treatments will reach a value of $925 million by 2022, driven by an increasing prevalence of osteoporosis, which is largely the result of an aging population. In addition, marketing activity and positive...

2014-09-02 23:03:37

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Minimally Invasive Vertebral Compression Fracture Repair Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Vertebral invasive compression fractures called spine fractures, occur when the bony block or the vertebrae in our spine suffers crack or gets deformed. Vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) are the most common...

2014-09-02 20:22:45

LONDON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Elder Care Market: Products and Serviceshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/128583/The-Elder-Care-Market-Products-and-Services.html STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThe aim of this report is to provide an in-depth analysis and forecast of the pharmaceutical, housing and assistive device segments of the U.S. eldercare market. The report will focus on the size of the U.S. market, with...

2014-08-31 23:04:09

September is National Menopause Awareness Month which is aimed at helping women to understand and embrace menopause in lieu of suffering from its symptoms. To celebrate, the Women’s OBGYN Medical Group of Santa Rosa takes a look at healthy ways women can work with the physical changes caused by menopause. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 The severity of menopausal symptoms will vary among woman. A healthcare provider specializing in menopause is expert in helping patients find the...

How To Build Better Bones: Microgravity Research
2014-08-25 03:20:08

By Jessica Nimon, NASA As the saying goes, sticks and stones may break your bones—especially if you have a weak skeleton. This is not only a concern for the elderly who can suffer from osteoporosis. Inactivity from injury, illness, or malnutrition from anorexia or dietary challenges also can lead to bone breakdown in otherwise healthy people. Another cause of bone loss is living in microgravity. While most people may never experience life in space, the benefits of studying bone loss...

2014-08-21 12:29:13

Project Seeks to Provide Better Post-Fracture Care and Reduce the Two Million Broken Bones Caused By Osteoporosis Each Year PITTSBURGH, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CECity.com, Inc. (CECity), National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA), and National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) - the Bone Health Collaborative - announced today the selection of several key organizations for the Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) Demonstration Project. These organizations include three leading academic medical...

2014-08-13 08:28:28

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tarsa Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that it has secured a $10 million senior credit facility from Oxford Finance LLC and Square 1 Bank. The company intends to use the proceeds to support its plans to file a New Drug Application (NDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Ostora tablet for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis, currently targeted for early 2015. Separately, Tarsa announced that Daniel Soland has...

2014-08-12 23:06:41

Ella Health, a San Francisco-based health care provider, has started a new style of physical therapy just for women, with specialized programs focused on helping women live better and grow stronger through major life events such as pregnancy, Osteoporosis, breast cancer, and chronic diseases. San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Ella Health, a physical therapy and wellness provider designed by women for women, is launching a new style of care based on improving health and helping...

2014-08-04 23:04:40

This important procedure will be highlighted in an upcoming segment. (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Hip reconstruction offers a viable alternative to total hip replacement for patients who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis or other medical conditions that result in wearing away of cartilage or bone. Hip reconstruction involves reshaping bones or providing support for or replacing a portion of the hip. While not a cure, hip reconstruction can provide a great deal of relief from pain...


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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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