Osteoporosis Tx Stops Fractures, but Doesn't Cut Mortality Risk
Bisphosphonates best for bones; more data needed on zoledronate and death risk
20 hours ago - MedPageToday
New Drug Target To Reverse Osteoporosis in Mice
Duke researchers show that activating the adenosine receptor A2B not only halts but reverses bone deterioration in mouse models of osteoporosis
1 day ago - Medindia Health
Osteoporosis Drugs Don't Reduce Overall Mortality
Antifracture medications do not reduce overall mortality in older patients with osteoporosis, according to an updated systematic review and meta-analysis. Reuters Health...
2 days ago - Medscape
Denosumab increases bone mineral density in patients with PBC
Long-term treatment with denosumab increased bone mineral density without any adverse effects in patients with autoimmune liver disease, specifically primary biliary...
2 days ago - Healio
New pharmaceutical target reverses osteoporosis in mice
Biomedical engineers have discovered that an adenosine receptor called A2B can be pharmaceutically activated to reverse bone degradation caused by osteoporosis in mouse models...
3 days ago - ScienceDaily
Osteoporosis Tx: Good for Bones, but Not for Cutting Death Risk
Fracture risk reduction fails to translate to improved survival in large meta-analysis
3 days ago - MedPageToday
Drug treatments for osteoporosis decrease fracture risk but not mortality
For patients with osteoporosis, no drug treatment was associated with reduced mortality rates, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. These treatments...
5 days ago - Healio
Radius begins phase 3 study for wearable osteoporosis drug
Radius Health has initiated enrollment for a phase 3 clinical trial to assess the safety and efficacy of a wearable abaloparatide-transdermal patch in the treatment of...
7 days ago - Healio
Vertebral fracture assessment improves initiation of osteoporosis therapies
Identifying prevalent vertebral fractures on lateral spine images at the time of a bone density test influenced the subsequent use of osteoporosis therapies among patients...
8 days ago - Healio
Osteoporosis drugs may lower mortality risk by 34%
Two recent studies reveal that people who take the correct medication for osteoporosis appear to have a significantly lower risk of premature death.
9 days ago - Medical News Today