Friday, January 05, 2018 -- (Natural News) Sometimes the cure is worse than the ailment, and a new study shows that could well be the case when it comes to medication that claims to prevent osteoporotic fractures. Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy in Sweden used a novel approach to studying the bone biopsies taken from eight patients who had been... Read More
Friday, June 30, 2017 -- Researchers have identified some guidelines for the best management of type 2 diabetes and osteoporosis. There are unique challenges involved in having both type 2 diabetes and osteoporosis because of the way that low blood sugar levels can lead to falls and falls can more likely lead to fractures. Those with type 2 diabetes have a […]
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 -- A new study reveals that the protein Cbf-beta switches progenitor cells from creating bone-producing cells to creating fat cells in bone marrow instead.
Friday, November 10, 2017 -- Based on a study of nine million people, researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health People report that people living amidst high levels of air pollution are more likely to suffer bone fractures from osteoporosis than those living in areas with less pollution.
Wednesday, September 06, 2017 -- Osteoporosis is a disorder of the bone that causes them to become weak and brittle to the extent where a minor fall could lead to a fracture. Treatment for the condition often includes reducing the risk of called and prescription … The post Study finds osteoporosis strongly linked to genes appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.
Monday, July 17, 2017 -- Amgen and UCB have acknowledged that their Biologics License Application (BLA) for Evenity™ (romosozumab) has been rejected by the FDA. The companies said yesterday that they received a Complete Response Letter asking them to include in their application efficacy and safety data from the Phase III ARCH ( A ctive-cont R olled fra C ture study in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at H igh risk of fracture) trial, which compared Evenity to Merck’s Fosamax ® (alendronate sodium). In announcing topline data from ARCH on May 21, Amgen and UCB disclosed a higher risk of cardiovascular serious adverse events with Evenity compared with Fosamax—2.5% for those treated with Evenity versus 1.9% treated with Fosamax at 12 months. Amgen and UCB
Thursday, June 08, 2017 -- The American College of Rheumatology has released an updated guideline for the treatment of patients with glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis, according to a press release.“This guideline provides direction for clinicians and patients in making treatment decisions about management decisions in patients with or at risk for [glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis] GIOP,” Lenore Buckley, MD, MPH, principal investigator of the guideline, said in the release.
Sunday, May 21, 2017 -- (Reuters) - Amgen Inc and UCB SA on Sunday said they do not expect their experimental osteoporosis drug to win U.S. approval this year after a higher rate of serious heart-related side effects were observed in a late stage clinical trial.
Monday, October 16, 2017 -- (Reuters Health) - High-intensity resistance and impact training (HiRIT) may improve bone and muscle strength in select postmenopausal women with osteoporosis, according to a small study in Australia.
Thursday, September 14, 2017 -- A new drug that boosts bone formation has been shown to reduce the risk of bone fractures in women with osteoporosis, according to a study from UAB's department of medicine. “There have been limited studies comparing drugs that help build bone against drugs that work by slowing bone loss,” said Kenneth Saag, professor in the Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, in the UAB Department of Medicine, and first author of the study. “We investigated a new medication, not yet approved…
Saturday, September 23, 2017 -- A major health problem in older people is age-associated osteoporosis -- the thinning of bone and the loss of bone density that increases the risk of fractures. Often this is accompanied by an increase in fat cells in the bone marrow.
Sunday, August 13, 2017 -- (MedPage Today) -- Results of large observational study
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 -- There is effective protection against hip fracture for the many elderly people whose skeleton is declining in strength, as a side effect of cortisone treatment.
Tuesday, September 05, 2017 -- Scientists are honing in on a potential treatment for osteoporosis, after performing the largest ever genetic study of the common age-related bone-thinning disease.
Thursday, October 12, 2017 -- A new clinical guide summarizes the evidence regarding the effects of calcium in reducing the risk of osteoporosis after the menopause.
Friday, January 05, 2018 -- The nutrients that typically come to mind in connection with osteoporosis are calcium and vitamin D. But if a mouse study is translatable to humans, we may have to add dietary fiber to that list. Fiber is broken down by some gut bacteria to form short chain fatty acids that prevent bone breakdown.
Tuesday, December 26, 2017 -- A study investigated the possibility of predicting the risk of bone fractures to help with early diagnosis and prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis. Affecting over two million Canadians, osteoporosis is known as the “silent thief”. Increased bone fragility due to deterioration of bone tissue and loss of bone mass, the hallmark characteristics of osteoporosis, can occur […] The post Can We Predict the Risk of Fractures in Women with Postmenopausal Osteoporosis? appeared first on Medical News Bulletin | Health News and Medical Research.
Saturday, November 18, 2017 -- A recent study assesses the correlation between dietary lifestyles and musculoskeletal health in middle-aged women with osteoporosis. Medical conditions targeting the skeletal system, such as osteoporosis, are globally prevalent. Osteoporosis is characterized by a loss of bone tissue. Low bone mineral density is also a risk factor for bone fractures. Often, bone loss is a […] The post Do Dietary Patterns Have an Impact on the Risk of Osteoporosis? appeared first on Medical News Bulletin | Health News and Medical Research.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 -- Osteoporosis affects millions of adults globally, but most research is focused on females due to their increased risk following menopause. A recent study investigates treatment options for men specifically, who also have a high risk of developing osteoporosis and actually have higher mortality rate than women following hip fractures, a common injury in osteoporotic individuals. […] The post Treating Osteoporosis in Men appeared first on Medical News Bulletin.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 -- In a recently published study in The Journal of Nutrition, researchers examined the link between vitamin E intake and bone health in an animal model. Vitamin E intake has recently been the focus of multiple bone health studies due to its reported beneficial effects. For this reason, scientists believe that vitamin E may be particularly […] The post Is Your Vitamin E Intake High Enough To Prevent Osteoporosis? appeared first on Medical News Bulletin | Health News and Medical Research.