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
1 hour ago - Medscape
FDA Advisors Back Romosozumab for Osteoporosis
Recommendation for approval hinged on boxed warning for cardiovascular risk
16 hours ago - MedPageToday - 2 articles
FDA advisory committee recommends approval of romosozumab for osteoporosis
The Bone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs Advisory Committee of the FDA voted 18-1 Wednesday in favor of recommending approval of a biologics license application for the...
16 hours ago - Healio - 2 articles
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.
17 hours ago - NY Times
FDA advisory committee to consider CV safety of romosozumab
The Bone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs Advisory Committee of the FDA will meet Wednesday to vote on whether to recommend approval of a biologics license application for the...
1 day ago - Healio
How to Manage Steroid-Induced Osteoporosis
Experts cover risk factors, recommendations, and treatments
4 days ago - MedPageToday
Noted Endocrinologist Indicates Testosterone Therapy Could Minimize Bone Loss
Bone loss is a serious problem with aging adults. Most of the research on bone loss is geared towards women, because they are usually the victims of osteoporosis. However, bone...
5 days ago - HealthWorks Collective
Novel osteoporosis drug romosozumab approved in Japan
The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare granted a marketing authorization this week for the monoclonal antibody romosozumab for the treatment of osteoporosis in...
5 days ago - Healio
Ultra-sturdy bones, with a surprising origin, suggest new osteoporosis approach
A handful of brain cells deep in the brain may play a surprising role in controlling women's bone density, according to new research. Researchers showed that blocking a...
6 days ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Study raises hopes for new approaches to treat osteoporosis
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.
6 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
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Obesity means 'generation of children may live shorter lives than their parents'
The Welsh Government has launched a consultation on its first ever obesity strategy
Exercise Improves Survival in Patients with Diabetes
Doctors should advise and be actively involved in exercise programs for diabetic patients in order to achieve better control of blood sugar and improved heart health which in...
Five Times More Metastasis of Breast Cancer in Women Within 10 Years of...
Breast cancer in young women have five times more metastasis than breast cancer in women who had no recent childbirths or in those who did not have a child.
Strong Neck Strength may Help Prevent Concussions: Study
Athletes who are at higher risk for sports-related concussions should build neck strength to prevent such injuries, finds a new study.
Dramatic Drop in China's Air Pollution Raises Life Expectancy
Significant drop in China's air pollution level increases their citizen's life expectancy, finds a new study.
Engineered T Cells Promote Long-term Organ Transplant Acceptance, Says Study
A way to selectively suppress the immune reaction of the body against the donor organ by modulating the protein coronin 1 has been discovered.
Farmers Exposed to High Levels of Pesticide More Likely to Have Poor Sense...
High pesticide exposure among farmers can be associated with a poor sense of smell in later life, reveals a new study.
Overprescription of Opioids for Elbow Fractures in Children: CHOP Surgeons
Patients only took less than 5 percent of the prescribed amount, and one in five did not receive any opioid medication to manage pain which could lead to opioid diversion.
A Quarter of Antibiotics Prescribed for Children and Adults Found Unnecessary
One in seven privately insured children and non-elderly adults among the study cohort received antibiotics for cases that were not justified medically, according to new research.
New Wearable Sensor Can Help Detect Hidden Anxiety, Depression in Kids
Newly developed wearable sensor can help detect hidden anxiety and depression in young children, reveals a new study.