FDA Approves Denosumab for Steroid-Induced Osteoporosis
The US FDA has approved denosumab for treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis. European regulators recently green-lighted the same indication. FDA Approvals
3 days ago - Medscape
Osteoporosis in patients with intestinal insufficiency and intestinal failure: Prevalence and clinical risk factors
Intestinal insufficiency and intestinal failure are associated with malabsorption of micro- and macronutrients that may negatively influence bone metabolism and increase the...
5 days ago - Clinical Nutrition
Anxiety Might Get Into Women's Bones
The researchers noted that osteoporosis is the most common metabolic bone disease in the world. An estimated 33 percent of women and 20 percent of men will suffer from an...
6 days ago - Web MD
Novel Agent Holds Promise for Treating Hair Loss
WAY-316606, a compound originally developed to treat osteoporosis, may one day help reverse hair loss in people with androgenetic alopecia, researchers say. Reuters Health...
8 days ago - Medscape
New expert consensus reviews benefits and safety of dietary protein for bone health
A new expert consensus endorsed by the European Society for Clinical and Economical Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis, and Musculoskeletal Diseases and the International...
9 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Fracture Risk During Bisphosphonate Drug Holiday Is a Concern
Risks for fracture after suspension of bisphosphonates for osteoporosis need to be weighed against benefits, the authors say. Medscape Medical News
10 days ago - Medscape
Osteoporosis Drug May Improve Your Heart Health
Osteoporosis drug may protect the heart by reducing the risk of cardiovascular death, heart attack, and stroke. Osteoporosis drug such as alendronate used in the treatment of...
13 days ago - Medindia Health
Osteoporosis drug may be cardioprotective in hip fracture patients
The osteoporosis drug alendronate was linked with a reduced risk of cardiovascular death, heart attack, and stroke in a Journal of Bone and Mineral Research study of patients...
13 days ago - News Medical - 3 articles
Osteoporosis drug may benefit heart health
The osteoporosis drug alendronate was linked with a reduced risk of cardiovascular death, heart attack, and stroke in a study of patients with hip fractures.
13 days ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Osteoporosis Spinal Fractures; Vaginal Estradiol Tx; Diabetic Dog Lawsuit?
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Pesticides increase risk of Parkinson's by disrupting energy levels
A study shows why exposure to some pesticides can raise the risk of Parkinson's disease. Those with a genetic predisposition to the illness may be especially susceptible.
ANOTHER drop in US life expectancy
Death rates rose for Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, flu and pneumonia, and three other leading causes of death, according to numbers posted online Wednesday by the CDC.
Alzheimer's: New Tool Helps Develop Personalized Treatment
A novel computational tool has been developed that incorporates an individual's brain activity to optimize personalized brain stimulation treatment for Alzheimer's disease.
Dietary Supplement Repairs Brain Damage in Mice with Alzheimer's
A mouse study conducted by the Center for Healthy Aging, University of Copenhagen and the American National...
Decoding Dementia: Dementia Action Week 2018
Patients with Alzheimer's disease and dementia deserve our love and respect, but nothing can replace the full-time care and attention that a professional caregiver can provide.
The ingredients and science behind growth factor-based topicals.By Inga Hansen Growth factor-BASED serums and creams have become ubiquitous in topical antiaging skin care. But...
Revance Gears Up for Launch of RT002 Neurotoxin
Revance Therapeutics has established four new positions at the company as it prepares for the launch and commercialization of its daxibotulinumtoxinA injectable for the...
Chinese poultry isn't safe, Rep. DeLauro tells Secretary Perdue
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, who chairs the Congressional Food Safety Caucus, has expressed her opposition to any agreement to allow imports of Chinese-raised poultry into the...
Drugs Used to Treat Parkinson's may Work for TB too
A common mechanism by which our immune cells clear bacterial infections such as tuberculosis could be implicated in Parkinson's disease, finds a new study.
Jada Pinkett Smith's hair loss which strikes 20m women in menopause
Just like more than 20 million women in the US, actress Jada Pinkett Smith announced on Monday that she struggles with hair loss, likely due to hormonal shifts as the...