Amgen And Cedars-Sinai Partner For Improved Healthcare Quality
First Amgen Collaboration With Academic Medical Center Focused on Research, Health Service Redesign and Outcomes-Based Care THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and LOS ANGELES, July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center today announced a partnership to help support the improvement of healthcare quality in the treatment of multiple therapeutic areas that could include oncology, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and migraine. The organizations intend to jointly undertake research projects in one or more of these therapeutic areas. They also plan to focus on projects that could achieve be...
Source: Amgen News Release - July 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Featured Review Article Effect of bisphosphonates on orthodontic tooth movement in osteoporotic patients: A review
ConclusionsThe interactions of BPs and oral/maxillofacial tissues with a high bone turnover rate such as maxilla or jaws can influence the success rate of dental procedures that involve bones around the teeth, such as extractions,periodontal surgery, and OTM. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 17, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

New Osteoporosis Recommendations: A Short Quiz
The new USPSTF osteoporosis screening recommendations are out. Find out what's new and how much you know. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - July 16, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Veronica Hackenthal, MD Source Type: news

Personal Health: When to Get Your Bone Density Tested
Updated guidelines can help women decide when to have bone density screening but may discourage men. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Bones Osteoporosis Estrogen Bone Fractures Preventive Medicine Source Type: news

Amgen And UCB Resubmit Biologics License Application (BLA) For EVENITY ™ (romosozumab) To The US FDA
BLA Includes Data From Pivotal Phase 3 Studies of More Than 11,000 Patients THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and BRUSSELS, July 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and UCB (Euronext Brussels: UCB) today announced the resubmission of the Biologics License Application (BLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for EVENITY™* (romosozumab), an investigational monoclonal antibody for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at high risk for fracture. EVENITY increases bone formation and reduces bone resorption simultaneously to increase bone mineral density (BMD) and reduce the risk of fracture. ...
Source: Amgen News Release - July 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

UCLA researchers discover gene that controls bone-to-fat ratio in bone marrow
This study also suggests that regular physical exercise might help to maintain bone health and prevent skeletal aging, as well as provide other health benefits.Wang holds the Dr. No-Hee Park Endowed Chair in Dentistry, funded by the Shapiro Family Charitable Foundation, and is a member of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center.Additional authors are Lihong Huo, Peng Deng, John Szymanski, Jiong Li and Dr. Christine Hong, all from the UCLA School of Dentistry; Yunsong Liu from Peking University School of Stomatology; Xianghang Luo from The Second Xiangya Hospital of Central Sout...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 12, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

UCLA researchers discover gene that controls bone-to-fat ratio in bone marrow
(University of California - Los Angeles) UCLA researchers have found that the PGC-1α gene, previously known to control human metabolism, also controls the equilibrium of bone and fat in bone marrow and also how an adult stem cell expresses its final cell type. The findings could lead to a better understanding of the disruption of bone-to-fat ratio in bone marrow and its health consequences, and point to the gene as a therapeutic target in the treatment of osteoporosis and skeletal aging. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 12, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Osteoporosis: Mediterranean diet may slow bone loss
A 1-year trial found that a Mediterranean-like diet plus vitamin D-3 had no effect on normal bone density but slowed rate of hip bone loss in osteoporosis. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Osteoporosis Source Type: news

Millions of osteoporosis patients should eat a Mediterranean diet
Bologna University scientists led the study of nearly 1,150 volunteers, believed to be the first long-term analysis of the diet's impact of bone health in older adults. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mediterranean diet could cut bone loss in those with osteoporosis
Sticking to a Mediterranean type diet could reduce hip bone loss among patients with osteoporosis within just 12 months, according to a new study involving UK researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - July 11, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Millions of osteoporosis patients should eat a Mediterranean diet
Bologna University scientists led the study of nearly 1,150 volunteers, believed to be the first long-term analysis of the diet's impact of bone health in older adults. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mediterranean diet 'could reduce bone loss in people with osteoporosis'
KEEPING to a Mediterranean-type diet could reduce bone loss in people with osteoporosis and reduce the risk of a fractured hip, according to new research. Bone density was measured at the start and after 12 months. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How a Mediterranean diet could reduce osteoporosis
(University of East Anglia) Eating a Mediterranean-type diet could reduce bone loss in people with osteoporosis -- according to new research from the University of East Anglia. New findings published today show that sticking to a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, nuts, unrefined cereals, olive oil, and fish can reduce hip bone loss within just 12 months. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Romosozumab Improves Bone Mineral Density in Men With Osteoporosis Romosozumab Improves Bone Mineral Density in Men With Osteoporosis
Romosozumab improves bone mineral density (BMD) in men with osteoporosis, but safety concerns are holding up its approval in the U.S.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 10, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Serum Bone Markers CTX, PINP Not Linked With Hip-Fracture Risk in Osteoporosis Serum Bone Markers CTX, PINP Not Linked With Hip-Fracture Risk in Osteoporosis
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 9, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Screening for osteoporosis to prevent fractures: US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement - Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Phipps MG, Pignone M, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB.
IMPORTANCE: By 2020, approximately 12.3 million individuals in the United States older than 50 years are expected to have osteoporosis. Osteoporotic fractures, particularly hip fractures, are associated with limitations in ambulation, chronic pain and disa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The glossy privet fruit, a popular Chinese herbal medicine, can prevent osteoporosis in menopausal women
(Natural News) Researchers found a natural way to prevent osteoporosis in menopausal women. The glossy privet fruit (Fructus Ligustri Lucidi), a traditional Chinese herbal medicine, may prevent osteoporosis in menopausal women, according to a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. After menopause, women are more likely to develop osteoporosis because of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Screen Women 65 and Older for Osteoporosis, Says USPSTF
On June 26, The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted a final recommendation statement and final evidence summary on screening for osteoporosis to prevent fractures in various patient populations. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - July 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

A high anticholinergic burden is associated with a history of falls in the previous year in middle-aged women: findings from the Aberdeen Prospective Osteoporosis Screening Study - Ablett AD, Wood AD, Barr R, Guillot J, Black AJ, Macdonald HM, Reid DM, Myint PK.
PURPOSE: To examine the cross-sectional association between anticholinergic medication burden (ACB) and a history of falls, bone mineral density, and low trauma fractures in middle-aged women aged under 65  years from the Aberdeen Prospective Osteoporosis ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Hospital at Home; Polio and Brain Cancer: It's PodMed Double T! (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include hospital at home, using a virus to treat brain cancer, updated osteoporosis guidelines, and an artificial pancreas in hospitalized patients (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - June 30, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

The Wonder Drug That's Free
But what if there was a free wonder drug that warded off everything from dementia and high blood pressure to diabetes and osteoporosis? Well, doctors and scientists say there is. It ’s exercise. And they’re finding new prescriptions for it every day. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robin Seaton Jefferson, Contributor Source Type: news

The Wonder Drug That's Free
But what if there was a free wonder drug that warded off everything from dementia and high blood pressure to diabetes and osteoporosis? Well, doctors and scientists say there is. It ’s exercise. And they’re finding new prescriptions for it every day. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robin Seaton Jefferson, Contributor Source Type: news

Insulin Pill; Success for SGLT-2 Combo Tx for T1D; Osteoporosis Screening Recommendations
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - June 29, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

U.S. Supreme Court to hear Merck appeal over Fosamax suits
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear Merck& Co's appeal of a lower court's ruling that revived hundreds of lawsuits accusing the company of failing to adequately warn patients of the risks of thigh bone fractures associated with its osteoporosis drug Fosamax. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

USPSTF Favors Osteoporosis Screening to Prevent Fracture
THURSDAY, June 28, 2018 -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for osteoporosis to prevent fractures for women aged ≥65 years and for postmenopausal women aged
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

USPSTF reaffirms osteoporosis screening
Women 65 years and older should be screened regularly for osteoporosis, according...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: USPSTF opens review of CT lung screening guidance USPSTF again nixes screening for ovarian cancer USPSTF rejects adding new risk factors for heart disease USPSTF's breast cancer screening recs dampen compliance USPSTF to review osteoporosis screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 28, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Updated Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines Released by USPSTF Updated Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines Released by USPSTF
Recommendations support screening for women older than 65 years and younger women at risk; some argue the recommendations should better reflect the need for more evidence in those younger than 65 years.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Risk Factors for Male Osteoporosis
(Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge - June 27, 2018 Category: Reproduction Medicine Tags: Orthopedics, Reproductive Medicine, FYI, Source Type: news

Health Tip: Risk Factors for Male Osteoporosis
-- While people typically associate osteoporosis with women, men aren't immune. Osteoporosis commonly leads to weakening of the skeleton and fractures. According to the U.S. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, by... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 27, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Risk Factors for Male Osteoporosis
Title: Health Tip: Risk Factors for Male OsteoporosisCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/27/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/27/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - June 27, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

USPSTF Endorses Osteoporosis Screening in Younger Women
(MedPage Today) -- Recommended when risk is high according to one of several assessment tools (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - June 26, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Older women still need bone checks to prevent fractures
(Reuters Health) - Women 65 and older should keep getting screened for osteoporosis, or porous, fragile bones that are prone to fractures, U.S. doctors recommend. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

GMR Funds a Womens Health Education Series at Steger-South Chicago Heights Public Library
Jamie Paicely, Library Director Jamie Paicely, Director of Steger-South Chicago Heights Public Library in Steger, Illinois, received funding for Women’s Health Wednesdays, a series of one-hour community health sessions for women. Background: Steger-South Chicago Heights Public Library is located in a racially diverse community: 45% White, 25% Black or African American, and 25% Hispanic or Latino. “Our library users tend to be mostly black and Hispanic.” The community also is low-income. “Our school district is 76.82% free or reduced lunch students.” Jamie wants to increase her patrons&rsq...
Source: The Cornflower - June 25, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Darlene Kaskie Tags: Blog Consumer Health Funding News from the Region Outreach Public Libraries Success Stories public libraries and health Source Type: news

Sweet! Compounds in vanilla extract found to be an effective alternative therapy for postmenopausal osteoporosis
(Natural News) Vanillic acid is a polyphenol that, in recent years, has become known for its impressive array of health benefits. These range from acting as an antibacterial agent to effectively suppressing the production of pro-inflammatory substances. But a team of researchers in China may have uncovered another potential benefit of this substance: protecting and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medtronic wins expanded FDA indications for Kyphon HV-R bone cement
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said yesterday it won expanded FDA 510(k) clearance for its Kyphon HV-R bone cement designed for the fixation of pathological fractures of the sacral vertebral body. The Fridley, Minn.-based company’s Kyphon HV-R bone cement is now indicated for treating pathological fractures of the vertebral body due to osteoporosis, cancer or benign lesions using a cementoplasty procedure. The cement is also indicated for the fixation of pathological fractures of the sacral vertebral body or ala using sacral vertebroplasty or sacroplasty, the company said. “Patients who experience sacral insuff...
Source: Mass Device - June 21, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Orthopedics Regulatory/Compliance Spinal Medtronic Source Type: news

Thyroid Disease, Osteoporosis and Calcium
Title: Thyroid Disease, Osteoporosis and CalciumCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 10/2/2001 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - June 13, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Osteoporosis Prevention & Treatment - Medications, Fluoride, Monitoring
Title: Osteoporosis Prevention& Treatment - Medications, Fluoride, MonitoringCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 8/6/1998 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - June 13, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Osteoporosis Prevention & Treatment
Title: Osteoporosis Prevention& TreatmentCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 8/4/1998 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - June 13, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Osteoporosis Prevention & Treatment - Exercise & Estrogen
Title: Osteoporosis Prevention& Treatment - Exercise& EstrogenCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 8/6/1998 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - June 13, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Osteoporosis Report - 2003 Arthritis Conference
Title: Osteoporosis Report - 2003 Arthritis ConferenceCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 10/23/2003 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - June 13, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Osteoporosis Linked to Bone Gene
Title: Osteoporosis Linked to Bone GeneCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 11/3/2003 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - June 13, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Osteoporosis - 2001 National Meeting Reports
Title: Osteoporosis - 2001 National Meeting ReportsCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 11/24/2001 2:59:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - June 13, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Inhibiting Cellular Senescence for Osteoporosis Inhibiting Cellular Senescence for Osteoporosis
Might a better understanding of the aging mechanisms involved in osteoporosis lead to new treatment approaches?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

European Commission Approves Prolia(R) (denosumab) for Patients With Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis
Third Indication in Europe for Prolia for the Treatment of Patients at Increased Risk of Fractures THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., June 8, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that the European Commission (EC) h... Biopharmaceuticals, Regulatory Amgen, Prolia , denosumab, osteoporosis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

European Commission Approves Prolia ® (denosumab) for Patients With Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis
Third Indication in Europe for Prolia for the Treatment of Patients at Increased Risk of Fractures THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., June 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved a new indication for Prolia® (denosumab) for the treatment of bone loss associated with long-term systemic glucocorticoid therapy in adult patients at increased risk of fracture. The EC approval is based on the positive results of a Phase 3 study that evaluated the safety and efficacy of Prolia compared with risedronate in patients receiving glucocorticoid tre...
Source: Amgen News Release - June 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Mammograms Might Encourage Other Screenings
TUESDAY, June 5, 2018 -- Older women who get mammograms are more likely to also seek screenings for cervical cancer and osteoporosis, new research reveals. This held true for the Medicare recipients even when their mammograms produced false... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 5, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to treat a loose tooth in adults
Losing teeth is a regular part of growing up. In adults, however, loose teeth may be a cause for concern. Adult teeth are designed to last a lifetime and should not fall out. We explore reasons that teeth may loosen, including gum disease and osteoporosis. Learn about preventing further damage, treatments, and more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

Women more likely to use other preventive health services after mammography
(Radiological Society of North America) Medicare beneficiaries who undergo breast cancer screening with mammography are more likely than unscreened women to undergo other preventive health services like screening for cervical cancer and osteoporosis, according to a major new study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Abaloparatide cost effective for postmenopausal osteoporosis
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - June 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news