Navigation Links
Clinical guide on selective estrogen receptor modulators for postmenopausal osteoporosis
Date:2/28/2012

Amsterdam, February 28, 2012 - Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today the publication of an important clinical guide from the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) in the February issue of Maturitas. This clinical guide details the role of selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) against postmenopausal osteoporosis as the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has approved the use of bazedoxifene and lasofoxifene.

Postmenopausal osteoporosis and resulting fractures have a major impact on morbidity and mortality and are major public health issues. Various therapies such as bisphosphonates, strontium ranelate and more recently denomsumab are available but these are not suitable for all women. Health concerns have been raised resulting from these therapies, such as oesophageal cancer, osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) and subtrochanteric fractures with bisphosphonates and venous thromboembolism with strontiumranelate. Use of bazedoxifene and lasofoxifene will increase the number of therapeutic options available as these new SERMs point to a greater anti-fracture potential.

The decision of which type of treatment to use for osteoporosis and when to begin should be based on the need to reduce fracture risk. All treatments including SERMs should include recommendations for a healthy life style and adequate calcium and vitamin D intake. Additional benefits of different agents (i.e. climacteric symptom improvement with estrogens, breast cancer prevention for SERMS) must be considered when selecting the anti-osteoporosis drug. Furthermore what agent is used (estrogen, SERM, bisphosphonates) may vary over a woman's life time. The clinical guide from the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) details all important and necessary aspects of consideration.


'/>"/>

Contact: Greyling Peoples
g.peoples@elsevier.com
31-204-853-323
Elsevier
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. First vaccine against fatal visceral leishmaniasis enters clinical trial
2. Using online patient communities and new trial approaches to optimize clinical research
3. EASL publishes first European Clinical Practice Guidelines for Wilsons disease
4. Verified Clinical Trials System Implemented at Leading Global Contract Research Organization to Improve Participant Safety and Data Integity
5. Ambry Genetics Reports Results from Clinical Diagnostic Exome™ Testing of Three Patients
6. HIV/AIDS vaccine developed at Western proceeding to human clinical trials
7. Identify clinically relevant fungi confidently and accurately
8. Global resource for clinical microbiologists and immunologists debuts
9. Commentary and podcast on landmark gene therapy clinical trial for hemophilia B
10. BI-Clinical Offers 100% Coverage of All ACO Quality Measures Released by CMS
11. Seena clinical trials named for pancreatic cancer advocate
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/24/2017)... , April 24, 2017 ... and partner with  Identity Strategy Partners, LLP (IdSP) ... "With or without President Trump,s March 6, 2017 ... Terrorist Entry , refugee vetting can be instilled with ... resettlement. (Right now, all refugee applications are suspended ...
(Date:4/13/2017)... , April 13, 2017 UBM,s Advanced Design ... will feature emerging and evolving technology through its ... Summits will run alongside the expo portion of the ... panels and demonstrations focused on trending topics within 3D ... design and manufacturing event will take place June 13-15, 2017 ...
(Date:4/11/2017)... BROOKLYN, N.Y. , April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... identical fingerprints, but researchers at the New York ... University College of Engineering have found that partial ... fingerprint-based security systems used in mobile phones and ... previously thought. The vulnerability lies in ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... October 11, 2017 , ... ... its endogenous context, enabling overexpression experiments and avoiding the use of exogenous expression ... guides is transformative for performing systematic gain-of-function studies. , This complement to ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... October 11, 2017 , ... ... it will be hosting a Webinar titled, “Pathology is going digital. Is your ... on digital pathology adoption best practices and how Proscia improves lab economics and ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... October 11, 2017 , ... Disappearing forests and increased emissions are the main ... people each year. Especially those living in larger cities are affected by air pollution ... of the most pollution-affected countries globally - decided to take action. , “I knew ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... SAN DIEGO, CALIF. (PRWEB) , ... October 10, 2017 , ... ... website as part of its corporate rebranding initiative announced today. The bold new ... broaden its reach, as the company moves into a significant growth period. , It ...
Breaking Biology Technology: