What's the Right Age to Test for Osteoporosis?
FRIDAY, Feb. 22, 2019 -- Osteoporosis is a threat to many women, especially after menopause. But the lead up to weak, brittle bones can start much earlier in life. When bone density drops but isn't yet at the level of osteoporosis, it's called... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 22, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What's the Right Age to Test for Osteoporosis?
Title: What's the Right Age to Test for Osteoporosis?Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/22/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/22/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - February 22, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

People with osteoporosis should avoid certain spinal poses in yoga, Mayo Clinic study says
This study examines injuries in people with [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - February 20, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Osteoporosis Diagnosis, Care Suboptimal in Older Men Osteoporosis Diagnosis, Care Suboptimal in Older Men
Osteoporosis screening and diagnosis rates were low among veterans, particularly older veterans, men, and men with a prior hip fracture, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Primary Care Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Bilateral anterior column acetabulum fracture following road traffic accident: a rare presentation - Ingle M, Bhalotia A, Chandele V.
INTRODUCTION: Bilateral anterior column acetabulum fractures in literature have been reported due to osteoporosis and seizure disorders. Very few cases have been reported after road traffic accident (RTA) and that too in a young patient without osteoporosi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Osteoporosis Often Missed in Elderly Men
Osteoporosis is a serious condition for men, too. After breaking a hip, the risk of illness and death is greater among men than women, researchers said. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fewer Older Men Assessed, Treated for Osteoporosis
FRIDAY, Feb. 15, 2019 -- Fewer older men than women undergo evaluation for or management of osteoporosis, according to a study published online Feb. 12 in the Journal of Investigative Medicine. Radhika Rao Narla, M.D., from the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Osteoporosis Often Missed in Elderly Men
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Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge - February 15, 2019 Category: Reproduction Medicine Tags: Orthopedics, Reproductive Medicine, Geriatrics, News, Source Type: news

Osteoporosis Often Missed in Elderly Men
FRIDAY, Feb. 15, 2019 -- Osteoporosis is typically thought of as a woman's disease, but elderly men are also prone to bone loss -- even though they often aren't treated for it, a new study finds. Among men and women aged 80 and older, women were... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 15, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Duchess shines light on dangers of osteoporosis
Camilla, 71, opened up about her late mother Rosalind, who died of the bone disease in 1994 (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Osteoporosis warning - Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, warns over ‘ridiculous’ diet plans
OSTEOPOROSIS is a condition that weakens the bones, making them more likely to break, and symptoms can include long-term pain. Camilla Parker-Bowles, the Duchess of Cornwall, has warned against certain diets that may increase the risk of painful osteoporosis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rates of Osteonecrosis of the Jaw Low for Denosumab-Treated Women
THURSDAY, Feb. 14, 2019 -- For denosumab-treated women with postmenopausal osteoporosis, invasive oral procedures and events (OPEs), including dental implants, tooth extraction, natural tooth loss, scaling/root planning, and jaw surgery, are common... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mount Sinai research program awarded $12.5 million NIH grant to continue to study the role of hormones in menopause and aging biology
(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) A new program will look at the role of the Follicle Stimulating Hormone in obesity and osteoporosis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Jumping may prevent osteoporosis
Research, published in theJournal of Electromyography and Kinesiology,suggests that jumping exercises may be effective at preventing osteoporosis.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 11, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

The delicate balance of treating growing but brittle bones
(Hokkaido University) Turning off a bone receptor protein could potentially treat osteoporosis in children without affecting bone growth. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 1, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Phys Ed: Can Low-Impact Sports Like Cycling Be Putting Your Bones at Risk?
Research has raised concerns that activities like cycling and swimming may put too little pressure on bones. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GRETCHEN REYNOLDS Tags: Bones Exercise Cycling, Road Bicycles and Bicycling Skeletons Running Calcium Swimming Osteoporosis Athletics and Sports Source Type: news

Hormone Replacement and Osteoporosis
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - January 29, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Studying the potential of acupuncture as an alternative treatment for osteoporosis
(Natural News) The idea of inserting needles through your skin may not be appealing, but acupuncture is actually an effective therapy for many conditions, including osteoporosis. Many studies have investigated the use of this traditional Chinese medicine in the treatment of osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a condition that makes the bones weak and fragile, increasing the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spinal Fusions Ineffective for Fracture Pain, Says ASBMR Spinal Fusions Ineffective for Fracture Pain, Says ASBMR
Vertebroplasty does not work to relieve pain from a spinal fracture caused by osteoporosis, concludes a new review. Rather, time is a great healer and patients should receive osteoporosis medications.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Expert Panel Says Two Back Pain Procedures May Be Useless
THURSDAY, Jan. 24, 2019 -- Injecting cement into broken vertebrae to stabilize an osteoporosis-related spinal fracture does little to reduce pain and disability, a new report says. Two surgeries are used for these types of fractures:... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 24, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Nano-scale vibrations may treat osteoporosis
A new trial to access whether nano-scale vibrations can prevent bone weakening in paralysed patients has been funded, which if successful could be used to treat osteoporosis.BBC (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 24, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Spinal Fractures Can Be Terribly Painful. A Common Treatment Isn ’ t Helping.
Injections of bone cement into fractured vertebrae fail to relieve pain any more than a placebo does, researchers found. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GINA KOLATA Tags: Spine (Body Part) Pain-Relieving Drugs Surgery and Surgeons Osteoporosis Bone Fractures American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Massachusetts General Hospital Mayo Clinic Monash University Source Type: news

New global task force report questions effectiveness of spinal fusion procedures, provides recommendations
(Burness) There is little to no evidence that two surgical procedures used to fuse crumbled vertebrae following a spinal fracture caused by osteoporosis reduce pain for patients any better than non-surgical or placebo procedures, according to a new report from a global task force of bone health experts published today in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research (JBMR). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Discovery of enhanced bone growth could lead to new treatments for osteoporosis
UCLA and UC San Francisco life scientists have discovered a dramatic pattern of bone growth in female mice — research that could potentially lead to stronger bone density in women and new treatments for osteoporosis in older women.The researchers found that blocking a particular set of signals from a small number of neurons in the brain causes female, but not male, mice to build super-strong bones and maintain them into old age. These neurons may play an important role in controlling women ’s bone density, the researchers said. Thestudy was published Jan. 11 in the journal  Nature Communications.“We ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 18, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

FDA Advisers Urge Approval of Romosozumab for Osteoporosis FDA Advisers Urge Approval of Romosozumab for Osteoporosis
The risk for cardiac events, though not well defined, should not hold up marketing, said the FDA panel members.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Amgen and UCB receive positive vote from FDA Advisory Committee in favor of approval for EVENITY ™ (romosozumab)
Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and UCB (Euronext Brussels: UCB) announced strong support from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Bone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs Advisory Committee (BRUDAC) for the approval of EVENITY™* (romosozumab) for the treatment of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at high risk for fracture after reviewing safety and efficacy data from the pivotal Phase 3 studies. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - January 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Amgen Business and Industry Source Type: news

Discovery of enhanced bone growth could lead to new treatments for osteoporosis
(University of California - Los Angeles) UCLA and UC San Francisco biologists have discovered a dramatic pattern of bone growth in female mice -- research that could potentially lead to stronger bone density in women and new treatments for osteoporosis in older women. The researchers found that blocking a set of signals from a small number of neurons in the brain causes female mice to build super-strong bones and maintain them into old age. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Amgen And UCB Receive Positive Vote From FDA Advisory Committee In Favor Of Approval For EVENITY ™ (romosozumab)
Potential New Treatment Option for the Treatment of Postmenopausal Women With Osteoporosis at High Risk for Fracture THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and BRUSSELS, Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and UCB (Euronext Brussels: UCB) today announced strong support from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Bone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs Advisory Committee (BRUDAC) for the approval of EVENITY™* (romosozumab) for the treatment of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at high risk for fracture after reviewing safety and efficacy data from the pivotal Phase 3 studies. Eighteen of 19 members vote...
Source: Amgen News Release - January 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

FDA Advisors Back Romosozumab for Osteoporosis
(MedPage Today) -- Recommendation for approval hinged on boxed warning for cardiovascular risk (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - January 16, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

High-Dose Vitamin D No Better Than Low-Dose
There was no difference in changes in bone mineral density or number of fractures in older men and women who took high versus low doses of vitamin D. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Vitamins Vitamin D Osteoporosis Bones Source Type: news

Amgen's postmenopausal osteoporosis drug wins FDA panel backing
An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday recommended Amgen Inc's osteoporosis treatment for postmenopausal women at high risk for fracture, saying the benefits of the drug outweighed its risks. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Osteoporosis | Medscape Osteoporosis | Medscape
Review in-depth clinical information, latest medical news, and guidelines on osteoporosis. Review osteoporosis treatments including osteoporosis medications, drugs, and exercises, and osteoporosis preventative measures for at-risk populations. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

How to Manage Steroid-Induced Osteoporosis
(MedPage Today) -- Experts cover risk factors, recommendations, and treatments (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - January 12, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Osteoporosis breakthrough: Bone mass increased by 800 percent
A fascinating new study finds that by blocking estrogen in the brains of mice, bone density can be significantly boosted well into old age. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Osteoporosis Source Type: news

Blocking oestrogen receptors in the brain may treat osteoporosis
Research, published inNature Communications, suggests that blocking oestrogen receptor activity in the brain protects female mice from osteoporosis.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 11, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Ultra-sturdy bones, with a surprising origin, suggest new osteoporosis approach
(University of California - San Francisco) A handful of brain cells deep in the brain may play a surprising role in controlling women's bone density, according to new research by UC San Francisco and UCLA scientists. In a study published January 11, 2019 in Nature Communications, researchers showed that blocking a particular set of signals from these cells causes female (but not male) mice to build extraordinarily strong bones and maintain them into old age, raising hopes for new approaches to preventing or treating osteoporosis in older women. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

EVENITY ™ (romosozumab) receives approval in Japan for the treatment of osteoporosis in patients at high risk of fracture
Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and UCB (Euronext Brussels: UCB) announced that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has granted a marketing authorization for EVENITY™ (romosozumab) for the treatment of osteoporosis in patients at high risk of fracture.(1) Amgen and UCB are co-developing EVENITY worldwide, with development in Japan being led by Amgen Astellas BioPharma K.K., a joint venture between Amgen and Astellas Pharma Inc., headquartered in Tokyo. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - January 10, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Amgen Business and Industry Source Type: news

Osteoporosis Drug Romosozumab Gains First Approval, in Japan Osteoporosis Drug Romosozumab Gains First Approval, in Japan
First approval worldwide for anabolic agent romosozumab for osteoporosis in women at high risk of fracture. The FDA previously rejected it, but an advisory committee will discuss the agent in 2 weeks.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

EVENITY(TM) (romosozumab) Receives Approval In Japan For The Treatment Of Osteoporosis In Patients At High Risk Of Fracture
EVENITY Approved to Reduce the Risk of Fractures and Increase Bone Mineral Density in Men and Postmenopausal Women With Osteoporosis at High Risk of Fracture EVENITY in Japan is Being Co-Developed Through a Strategic Alliance With Amgen Astellas BioPhar... Biopharmaceuticals, Regulatory Amgen, UCB, Astellas, EVENITY, romosozumab, osteoporosis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

EVENITY ™ (romosozumab) Receives Approval In Japan For The Treatment Of Osteoporosis In Patients At High Risk Of Fracture
EVENITY Approved to Reduce the Risk of Fractures and Increase Bone Mineral Density in Men and Postmenopausal Women With Osteoporosis at High Risk of Fracture EVENITY in Japan is Being Co-Developed Through a Strategic Alliance With Amgen Astellas BioPharma THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and BRUSSELS, Belgium, Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and UCB (Euronext Brussels: UCB) today announced that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has granted a marketing authorization for EVENITY™ (romosozumab) for the treatment of osteoporosis in patients at high risk of fracture.1 Amgen and UCB are c...
Source: Amgen News Release - January 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

U.S. Supreme Court could side with Merck over Fosamax lawsuits
U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday appeared sympathetic to Merck& Co in its bid to fend off 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 - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Hope for millions battling osteoporosis as scientists identify 500 genes that may play a role
Current treatment options are costly and have unfavourable side effects, claim the researchers from the Jewish General Hospital in Canada. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Milk drinking and risk of hip fracture. the Norwegian Epidemiologic Osteoporosis Studies (NOREPOS) - Holvik K, Meyer HE, Laake I, Feskanich D, Omsland TK, S øgaard AJ.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

A new 'atlas' of genetic influences on osteoporosis
(McGill University) A ground-breaking new study led by researchers from the Lady Davis Institute (LDI) at the Jewish General Hospital (JGH) has succeeded in compiling an atlas of genetic factors associated with estimated bone mineral density (BMD), one of the most clinically relevant factors in diagnosing osteoporosis. The paper, published in Nature Genetics, identifies 518 genome-wide loci, of which 301 are newly discovered, that explain 20 percent of the genetic variance associated with osteoporosis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Red sage found to prevent bone loss
(Natural News) Experts warn that osteoporosis, a worldwide health problem, may affect at least one out of three women and one of out five men around the globe. Several studies have set out to determine a cure that can stop the progression of this condition, and according to researchers from the University of British Columbia, the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Osteoporosis: Not just a women's disease
(University of Massachusetts Lowell) The National Institutes of Health has awarded $2.6 million to UMass Lowell researchers to evaluate bone health risks among this Puerto Rican men and women living in mainland United States. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Are you lactose intolerant? These foods give you the calcium you need without resorting to milk
(Natural News) Dairy products like cow’s milk are the primary sources of dietary calcium for most people. Unfortunately, people who are lactose intolerant can’t eat these products so they often suffer from inadequate levels of this essential mineral. Calcium deficiency can lead to health problems associated with weak bones, such as osteoporosis, which can interfere... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Young Breast Cancer Patients Face Higher Risk for Osteoporosis
Women diagnosed before age 50 have twice the risk versus cancer - free peers (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Gynecology, Oncology, Orthopedics, Rheumatology, Journal, Source Type: news

Young Breast Cancer Patients Face Higher Risk for Osteoporosis
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 12, 2018 -- The risk for bone loss rises sharply in young breast cancer patients who received standard treatment, according to a study recently published in Breast Cancer Research. Cody Ramin, Ph.D., from Johns Hopkins University in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Amgen And Magellan Rx Management Collaborate To Improve Patient Care For Chronic, Difficult-To-Treat Conditions
First Amgen-Pharmacy Benefit Manager Value-Based Agreement to Deliver Advanced Solutions for Osteoporosis and Migraine THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced a novel multi-year collaboration with Magellan Rx Management, the pharmacy benefit management division of Magellan Health, that will leverage each company's capabilities and resources to identify clinical gaps for some of the healthcare system's most difficult-to-treat diseases. Based on Amgen and Magellan's extensive expertise in complex areas of health and specialty populations, the initial projects will fo...
Source: Amgen News Release - December 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news