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2014-06-04 08:33:39

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) named new officers and members to its Board of Trustees during its annual meeting, the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis, held in New Orleans from April 23-26. Bringing their leadership skills and specialized backgrounds to NOF, the new board officers and members will greatly benefit the organization as it works to reduce the two million broken bones that occur each year due to osteoporosis....

2014-05-29 23:08:25

According to a new report from BCC Research,the global market for women’s health therapeutics is expected to grow to $22.5 billion by 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.5%. The postmenopausal osteoporosis therapeutics segment leads the global market, claiming 53% market share. Wellesley, Mass., (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, Therapeutics for Women's Health: Technologies and Global Markets, the...

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...

2014-05-28 20:22:42

Natesto(TM) is the first nasal testosterone replacement therapy approved by FDA TORONTO, May 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Trimel Pharmaceuticals Corporation (TSX: TRL) announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Natesto(TM) (testosterone), formerly CompleoTRT(TM), the first and only testosterone nasal gel for replacement therapy in adult males for conditions associated with a deficiency or absence of endogenous testosterone. Natesto(TM) is...

2014-05-27 16:08:08

McGill University Research on elderly rats suggests possible avenue for prevention of osteoporosis Faleh Tamimi, a professor in McGill's School of Dentistry, is the leader of a research team that has just discovered that melatonin supplements make bones stronger in elderly rats and therefore, potentially, in elderly humans too. "Old rats are tedious to work with because they get sick a lot and that means they also cost a lot more. But if you're interested in diseases like osteoporosis,...

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...

2014-05-20 23:18:36

Vitamin K is a group of vitamins that the human body needs for calcium binding of certain proteins that are required in blood, bone and other tissue. The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has published 7,270 articles providing experimental evidence of the importance of this vitamin for humans. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 EurekaMag.com has published 7,270 articles on the importance of Vitamin K which includes the two natural vitamin K1 and vitamin K2. The...

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...

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2014-05-16 12:27:09

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot flashes are among the most common symptoms of menopause, but they are also highly manageable. Women have many options when it comes to taking control of their menopause hot flashes and other symptoms. Lifestyle changes and natural supplements can provide women with powerful relief from menopause symptoms. When a woman experiences menopause painful bones, irritability, lightheadedness menopause or irregular periods, they can...


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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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