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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...

2014-06-18 12:34:08

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/hormone_replacement_therapy_hrt.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and...

2014-06-17 08:28:27

Company to Present at BIO International Convention 2014 LOS ANGELES, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MAX BioPharma (www.maxbiopharma.com)announced today that it has successfully designed and synthesized proprietary small molecule oxysterols that are bone-targeted and possess potent osteogenic activity. The research was conducted as part of MAX BioPharma's first SBIR grant-supported activities in the area of osteoporosis. The company believes that these novel molecules are ideal...

2014-06-09 08:30:27

First of its kind, online health awareness tool helps men make small changes to improve their health TORONTO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Thanks to Sun Life Financial's support, Canadian men can now use You Check - a quick, free, anonymous online tool - to easily assess their risk for serious illnesses by answering a few simple questions. You Check - the world's first men's online health awareness tool - provides men with a customized report, suggestions for how to improve their...

2014-06-05 16:27:28

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Post Menopausal Osteoporosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_r_d/clinical_trials/post_menopausal_osteoporosis_global_clinical_trials_review_h1_2012.html Post Menopausal Osteoporosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Post Menopausal Osteoporosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014"...

2014-06-04 16:26:09

LEWISTON, Maine, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Maine Medical Center and Central Maine Orthopaedics, who came together to establish The Orthopaedic Institute of Central Maine five years ago, have developed the state's first hip fracture program focused on helping patients recover sooner. "A hip fracture is one of the most common injuries that threaten our aging population. It can mean the beginning of the end for an elderly person -- a critical moment that turns a life...


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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