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2013-11-13 23:02:59

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Emphasizes the Importance of Screenings East Providence, RI (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 To commemorate National Radiology Month, Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) would like to inform patients on the importance of screening for those people with certain risk factors. Diagnostic imaging is the most accurate testing available for many diseases and ailments, including lung cancer, breast cancer, and osteoporosis. RIMI created the first comprehensive outpatient...

Diabetes Weakens Bones
2013-11-13 08:01:33

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Type 2 diabetes causes a myriad of debilitating complications. The long list includes vascular and heart disease, eye problems, nerve damage, kidney disease, hearing problems and even Alzheimer's disease. Doctors have suspected for a while that osteoporosis may be another complication to add to the list. Now, a new study from the Mayo Clinic has confirmed that skeletal degeneration can now be associated with diabetes. Sundeep...

2013-11-11 23:00:44

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on “Research Report on China Osteoporosis Drug Market, 2013-2017” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Osteoporosis is a systemic bone disease, a common disease among middle and old-aged people. It is characterized by low bone mineral density and deterioration of bone microarchitecture, which can lead to increased risks of fragility fracture. There are over 200 million osteoporosis patients around the world in the current...

2013-11-07 15:37:01

A recent prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial reports that calcium and vitamin D supplementation improves bone density in a group of male veterans with epilepsy who were treated chronically with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). The results published in Epilepsia, a journal of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), suggest that risedronate, a bisphosphonate, may help to prevent new vertebral fractures when taken with calcium and vitamin D supplementation. Many...

Bio Patch Regrows Bone
2013-11-07 15:53:46

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online University of Iowa researchers have developed a collagen scaffold capable of growing bone from within a living body, which could have massive ramifications for treating musculoskeletal problems. According to the team’s report in the journal Biomaterials, their novel collagen structure is seeded with particles containing the genetic instructions necessary for producing bone. In experiments, the gene-team was successfully able to...

NYC Exercise Program Reduces Pain And Fatigue In Seniors
2013-11-06 18:43:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Asian-American seniors living in New York City are feeling the benefits of a new exercise program that has helped decrease physical pain, boost mobility and improve the overall health of many participants, according to a new study by the Hospital for Special Surgery. The study, which was presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting on Tuesday in Boston, focused on a specific older Asian population in New York...

2013-11-05 16:25:41

TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Broken bones (fractures) place a tremendous burden on Canadians. In aging Canadians in particular, fractures often lead to hospitalization, depression, loss of mobility and independence and in some cases even death. In addition to the personal toll, the financial burden of fractures is staggering. Osteoporosis Canada, in time for November Osteoporosis month, has released an expert report that examines the personal and financial burden of fractures...

2013-10-30 11:14:53

Could reduce rate of severe falls leading to medical care Exercise programs designed to prevent falls in older adults also appear to prevent injuries caused by falls, suggests a paper published today on bmj.com. Fall-related injuries are very common among older people and are a major cause of long-term pain and functional impairment. They also increase the risk of discharge to a nursing home and have a high economic cost. Well-designed exercise programs can prevent falls in older...

2013-10-29 08:33:23

Pain Physician Journal Publishes Results that Show Significantly Better Pain Improvement and Fewer New Fractures with Kiva SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An independent evaluation of the safety and effectiveness of the Kiva VCF Treatment System, developed by Benvenue Medical, Inc., compared with balloon kyphoplasty, found that Kiva delivered significant improvements in back pain. The Kiva system also resulted in significantly fewer new fractures and half the mean cement...

2013-10-26 23:01:03

The Firm is currently offering free and confidential Fosamax lawsuit evaluations to individuals who may have suffered atypical femur fractures after long-term use of the medication. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 More than 2,900 cases have now been filed in a consolidated Fosamax lawsuit (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/fosamax/Fosamax-Femur-Fracture-Lawsuits.html) litigation established in New Jersey’s Atlantic County Superior Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports....


Latest Osteoporosis Reference Libraries

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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