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Radius' Investigational Bone Anabolic Agent, BA058, Increased Bone Mineral Density (BMD) at Key Fracture Sites in Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

... topline Phase 2 data demonstrating that in women with osteoporosis, BA058 -- the company's novel ... for the treatment of osteoporosis in women and men at high risk of fracture. BA058 ... the treatment of otherwise healthy postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. A total of 221 patients were ...

TWO NEW KLRI PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS: Hormone Therapy May Reduce Atherosclerosis in Women Close to Menopause; Growth Hormone May Increase Risk of Diabetes, Improve Lipid Profile in Men

... potential loss of benefit to estrogen therapy in women who have been postmenopausal for several years ... in usual clinical practice--beginning trials on women of a median age of 63, as opposed to 51 (the ... age of menopause in the United States). Younger women saw benefits from menopausal HT; ...

Society of Gynecologic Oncologists Issues White Paper on HPV Vaccine's Impact on Cervical Cancer Prevention

... up to 70 percent of cervical cancers. But many women are being vaccinated after exposure and modifying ... are trained in the comprehensive management of women with malignancies of the reproductive tract. Its purpose is to improve the care of women with gynecologic cancer by encouraging research, ...

GAA Calls on Secretary Clinton to Speak Out Against Gender-Based Violence During Her Africa Trip

... on the African continent. Violence against women (VAW) and violence against children (VAC) are ... for example: Tens of thousands of women and girls have suffered systematic rape and ... co-sponsor of the International Violence Against women Act (IVAWA) in the last session of Congress, and ...

Popular Breast Cancer Drug Used with Certain Antidepressants Puts New Jersey Women at Risk

... -- A new analysis finds that women in New Jersey who take the breast cancer drug ... of Medicine released a study revealing that women using tamoxifen to prevent a recurrence of breast ... this evidence shows that these drugs are putting women in New Jersey and across the nation at a much ...

Is Your Hair Taking a Break?

... DERMATOLOGISTS CAN HELP women GET TO THE ROOT OF HAIR LOSS BOSTON, July ... N.C., discussed the different types of hair loss women experience and the current treatment options. ... loss," said Dr. McMichael. "It is important for women to be evaluated by a dermatologist, who ...

Estrogen Getting Cool Reception From Dermatologists for Mixed Results in Improving Appearance of Skin

... the initial hype generated by post-menopausal women who noticed a marked improvement in their skin's ... when estrogen levels are at their highest, women experience thicker hair and glowing skin. On the other hand, post-menopausal women may notice that their skin does not have the same ...

Economy is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - But Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease

... July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 340,000(2) women suffer from postmenopausal osteoporosis (PMO) in ... on the prevalence of osteoporosis, the number of women suffering from the disease is predicted to ... (n=889 with PMO; n=912 without PMO) that many women suffering from osteoporosis are not optimally ...

Wyeth Reports Publication of Phase 3 Data for Bazedoxifene/Conjugated Estrogens, an Investigational Compound Being Studied for the Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms

... the need for progestin in menopausal therapy in women with an intact uterus. BZA/CE is characterized by ... that evaluated 3,397 healthy, postmenopausal women with an intact uterus aged 40 to 75 years. The ... Incidence of Uterine Bleeding in Postmenopausal women (Archer DF, et al) To evaluate the ...

Cryo-Cell Announces C'elle(SM) Research and Development Collaboration with Cryopraxis Cryobiology Ltd.

... that are painful and invasive. Additionally, women often face an unusually long delay from the onset ... is highly precise, and this approach would offer women the added benefit of being both non-invasive and ... diagnosis of the disease, and subsequently enable women to seek relief from their symptoms sooner." ...

Video: New Dove(R) Body Washes with NutriumMoisture(TM) Restore Skin's Natural Moisture

... Beauty Bar in 1957 which revolutionized the way women cared for their skin by providing the first ... About Dove The Dove mission is to make women feel more beautiful every day by challenging today's stereotypical view of beauty and inspiring women to take great care of themselves. Dove, ...

University of Michigan Study Shows SEQUENOM's MassARRAY Technology Identifies HPV Infections Missed by Standard Hybridization Test

... of Michigan have shown that as many as 15% of women in the study group determined to be negative for ... of high-risk HPV in nearly half (46.7%) of women who tested negative by the Hybrid Capture 2 (HC2) ... in many countries. Approximately 9,000 American women are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year ...

Landmark Study for GSK's Cervical Cancer Vaccine Published in The Lancet

... cancer as it indicates the vaccine could offer women additional protection against cervical cancer ... been anticipated." The study showed that in women who complied with the trial protocol procedures ... ATP-E included all women who met eligibility criteria, complied with the ...

UNT Health Science Center's Groundbreaking Research Applied to Protecting Brain After Traumatic Injury

... by men. Prior studies have suggested that young women are more resistant to brain trauma injury than are older, post-menopausal women and men. This apparent resistance of young women to brain trauma may be because of their higher ...

New Data Supports Significant Economic and Clinical Value of MENOPUR(R) in IVF

... in producing live-births over rFSH in women undergoing conventional IVF and, when available, ... development of multiple follicles in women participating in an ART programme. HP-hMG is also used to treat infertility in women caused by anovulation (low-level production of ...

SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Receives Positive Opinion From CHMP for Once-Monthly Subcutaneous Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

... old and is two-to-three times more prevalent in women than in men. The cause of RA is unknown, ... may develop psoriatic arthritis. Both men and women are equally affected by psoriatic arthritis, most ... intolerance should not take SIMPONI. women of childbearing potential must use adequate ...

When It Comes to Natural Remedies for Hormonal Balance, the Proof Is in the Clinical Research

... Proven to Regulate Hormone Levels in women SAN FRANCISCO, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- women approaching and exiting menopause are in a bind. ... (per JAMA 2002; 288:321-333.) causing American women to reject the drug en masse. While natural ...

Research: Popular Diabetes Medications Associated with Increase in Bone Fractures

... not taking TZD. When analyzed by gender, women on a TZD were 55 percent more likely to experience a bone fracture than women not on a TZD; men on a TZD had a 26 percent ... -- also found an increased risk in fractures in women taking the drugs. Researchers posit that ...

Investigational Cancer Drug BSI-201 Showed Clinical Benefit in 62% of Patients with Triple-Negative Metastatic Breast Cancer and Significantly Prolonged Survival

... repairs DNA damage. In this study, 116 women with metastatic TNBC, defined as tumors ... alone showed a response rate of 16 percent. women who received BSI-201 had a ... with 3.3 and 5.7 months, respectively, for women who received chemotherapy alone. The hazard ...

Study Showed Lilly's GEMZAR(R) (gemcitabine HCl for injection) Improved Progression-Free Survival in Cervical Cancer Patients

... in progression-free survival at three years for women with locally advanced cervical cancer. ... women.(1) The current standard of care for women with locally advanced cervical cancer consists of ... is the second most common cancer diagnosed among women worldwide. Additionally, approximately ...

New Study: Antidepressants Commonly Prescribed with Tamoxifen Put Women at Much Higher Risk for Recurrent Breast Cancer

... popular antidepressants frequently prescribed to women taking the breast cancer drug tamoxifen more than ... The three drugs that pose this risk for women on tamoxifen are considered to be moderate to ... there's evidence that these drugs are putting women at a much higher risk for recurrent breast ...

New Research Shows Antidepressants May Thwart Breast Cancer Treatment

... doubled the risk of breast cancer recurrence in women taking both medications. The antidepressants ... in Orlando. Approximately 500,000 U.S. women take tamoxifen, a medicine that blocks the ... breast cancers) grow. About 30 percent of women taking tamoxifen also are taking an ...

Video: Data on More Than 15 Novartis Oncology Compounds at ASCO Highlight Progress Toward Targeted Therapies for Diverse Tumor Types

... cancer - New data reveal postmenopausal women with breast cancer taking Femara(R) experience ... tablets] vs. tamoxifen) found that postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive early breast ... you are pregnant as it may cause fetal harm. Some women reported fatigue and dizziness with Femara. Until ...

Boehringer Ingelheim to Present New Phase II Clinical Data on Two Lead Oncology Compounds at ASCO 2009

... and well tolerated treatment options for women with ovarian cancer.(14) We have a growing body ... new cases were diagnosed worldwide and 125,000 women died from the disease in 2002.(14) The ACS ... (U.S.) during 2008. Only forty-five percent of women with ovarian cancer are still alive at least five ...

Moffitt Cancer Center Signs Licensing Agreement with Frantz BioMarkers, LLC

... by Frantz BioMarkers. Each year, 26,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with ovarian ... disease. It is estimated that up to 5 percent of women in the United States will undergo surgery for a ... ovarian neoplasm. More than two-thirds of women undergoing surgery for suspected ovarian ...

CVS Caremark Data Confirms Improved Outcomes for Women with Osteoporosis Who are Adherent to Therapy

... Non-adherent women up to six times more likely to experience a ... (NYSE: CVS ) indicates that 87 percent of women 18 years and older with osteoporosis, who were ... The CVS Caremark data also found that those women with osteoporosis between the ages of 18-64 who ...

Melanoma and Pregnancy: What Every Woman Needs to Know About the Risks, Prognosis

... serious form of skin cancer, are diagnosed in women during their childbearing years. Since many women now are delaying pregnancy until their 30s or ... of cancer for young adults 25-29 years old, more women could be faced with developing melanoma before or ...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Completes Patient Enrollment in its Phase II Trial of Bavituximab Plus Docetaxel in Breast Cancer Patients

... cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women and is second only to lung cancer as a leading ... estimates that approximately 182,460 U.S. women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008 and 40,480 women died of the disease in the U.S. alone. ...

Karmanos Cancer Institute Researchers Present Breast Cancer Advancements at Conference

... says the findings offer particular hope to those women battling triple-negative breast cancer. "We ... breast cancer afflicts mostly young women under the age of 40 and is more prevalent in the African-American community. About 182,460 women in the United States were diagnosed with invasive ...

Oasmia: FDA Grants Paclical(R) Orphan Drug Designation for Ovarian Cancer in the USA

... basis. Ovarian cancer is most often diagnosed in women over 50 years of age, but younger women are also affected. The annual incidence of new diagnosed cases is approximately 125 000 women in EU alone. In the USA ovarian cancer accounts ...

Newly Published Phase III Study Shows Arzoxifene Significantly Increased Bone Mineral Density

... hip bone mineral density (BMD) in postmenopausal women with normal or low bone mass, versus placebo. ... BMD in the spine and hip areas in postmenopausal women in this study," said lead investigator Michael ... and treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and the reduction of risk of invasive breast ...

Landmark Study in The New England Journal of Medicine Shows HPV Testing Significantly Reduces Deaths from Cervical Cancer, Compared to other Methods Including Pap

... an eight-year trial involving more than 130,000 women published today in The New England Journal of ... quality cervical cancer screening technologies to women in developing countries. Nearly 300,000 women die of cervical cancer every year, with 80% of ...

Interleukin Genetics Presents Research Linking Vertebral Fractures to Gene Variations in Asian Women With Osteoporosis

... genetic predisposition risk factors in Asian women for vertebral fractures and osteoporosis and will ... and drug treatment. The research found Korean women in the study were seventy percent more likely to ... in Seoul, Korea, enrolled a sample of 838 Korean women between the ages of 60 to 84 years and 400 ...

QuatRx Completes Enrollment of Ophena(TM)(Ospemifene Tablets) Final Pivotal Phase 3 Study in Women with Postmenopausal Vaginal Atrophy

... study has enrolled over 900 postmenopausal women at 116 trial centers throughout the United States. women in the study are being treated with either a 60mg ... or placebo over the 12-week treatment period. All women are also being supplied with a non-hormonal ...

New Study Suggests Rx Estrogen Delivery Through the Skin May Show Safety Benefits as Opposed to Oral Delivery

... women. Blood obtained from 84 postmenopausal women was tested for clotting activity before and after ... estrogen for a period of eight weeks. women with borderline clotting issues showed "a ... prove to be useful information for postmenopausal women deciding whether to take estrogen therapy and ...

Radius Initiates Phase 2a Clinical Trial of RAD1901 in Menopausal Hot Flashes

... study in 100 otherwise healthy menopausal women experiencing recurrent moderate-to-severe hot ... during menopause, experienced by more than 75% of women during the menopause transition for a median ... with quality of life. An estimated 6,000 U.S. women reach menopause every day (more than two million ...

Phase III Trial Showed Investigational Compound Arzoxifene Was Superior to Evista(R) (raloxifene HCl) in Increasing BMD in Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis

... Markers versus Raloxifene in Postmenopausal women with Osteoporosis ATHENS, Greece, March 23 ... metabolism. In this study of 320 patients, more women reported bronchitis and nasopharyngitis in the ... the raloxifene group, whereas significantly fewer women reported new or worsening hot flushes in the ...

Task Force Recommends Using Aspirin to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease When the Benefits Outweigh the Harms

... harms for potential gastrointestinal bleeding. women between the ages of 55 and 79 should use aspirin ... strokes or heart disease in men under 45 or women under age 55 because heart attacks are less ... and ischemic strokes are less likely to occur in women younger than 55, and because limited evidence ...

SGO and ACOG Announce Breast Cancer Fellowship Program for Gynecologic Oncologists

... cancer death in US women. One out of every seven women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime," ... dramatic influence on the care and treatment for women battling breast cancer." The American ... are trained in the comprehensive management of women with malignancies of the reproductive tract. Its ...

Staying One Step Ahead of Osteoporosis

... osteoporosis, yet only 15 to 25 percent of these women are referred for a bone density test by a family ... and treated for the disease. Osteoporosis in women after Distal Radius Fracture Study 475 ( ... Italy, studied a group of patients, 80 percent women and 20 percent men, who were affected by ...
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