Sally Field Shares Her Osteoporosis Story on EmpowHer
Hollywood Legend and Women's Health Web Site Heighten Bone Health Awareness
Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) June 26, 2009 -- EmpowHer, the home of women's health online, ( http://www.empowher.com ) announced today that Academy Award winning actress and bone health advocate Sally...
HealthYes! Promotes Osteoporosis Awareness at the Austin Mommy & Baby Expo
Austin, Texas-based HealthYes!™ teamed up with St. David's HealthCare on Sunday, May 17, to promote osteoporosis
awareness among young women at the Mommy & Baby Expo 2009 at the Palmer Events Center (900 Barton Springs Rd.) in Austin.
Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 4...
Amgen's Denosumab and Eli Lilly's Forteo/Forsteo Will Drive Robust Annual Growth in the Osteoporosis Drug Market From 2013 to 2018
Denosumab and Forteo/Forsteo Will Each Achieve Blockbuster Status in 2018, According to a New Report from Decision Resources
WALTHAM, Mass., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that A...
FDA Approves Reclast(R) to Prevent Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women With Convenient Less Frequent Dosing
- Single infusion of Reclast increases bone mass for two years in postmenopausal women with osteopenia, a condition that can lead to osteoporosis(1)
- Approximately 22 million women in US have osteopenia, or low bone mass, putting them at increased risk of fractures of hip, spine and wrist(2,...
The National Coalition for Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases Briefed Congress on Action Plan for a National Vision for Bone Health
Congress Urged to Support Bill for Bone Health Promotion and Research
WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis
Foundation (NOF) in conjunction with the National Coalition for Osteoporosis
and Related Bone Diseases held a briefing on Capitol Hill today to engage ...
Sally Field, Phil and Jan Fenty, and Michelle King Robson to Be Honored at Benefit for Osteoporosis and Bone Health Awareness
WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis
Foundation (NOF) will honor two-time Academy Award-winning actress and patient advocate, Sally Field; local D.C. celebrities and owners of FLEET FEET Sports, Phil and Jan Fenty; and founder and chairman of EmpowHer, Michelle K...
The most important osteoporosis research, in a nutshell
No time to keep abreast of the most important osteoporosis-related research? Progress in Osteoporosis
, the free online journal published by the International Osteoporosis
Foundation (IOF) on www.iofbonehealth.org/pio provides concise summaries of new research published in the preceding three t...
Procter & Gamble Wins Patent Infringement Lawsuit for Osteoporosis Therapy Actonel
CINCINNATI, May 13, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled in favor of The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) in the patent infringement lawsuit filed by P&G against Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. The positive ruling protects P&G's...
Sally Field, Phil and Jan Fenty to Be Honored at Benefit for Osteoporosis and Bone Health Awareness
WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis
Foundation (NOF) will honor two-time Academy Award-winning Actress and Patient Advocate, Sally Field; local D.C. celebrities and owners of FLEET FEET Sports, Phil and Jan Fenty; and founder and chairman of EmpowHer.com, Michel...
Phreesia Works With Osteoporosis Experts to Expand its Measurement Guided Care Program
Initiative utilizes Phreesia's electronic patient check-in system to enhance management of osteoporosis
NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Phreesia, the Patient Check-In Company(TM), has announced that it will offer a new risk assessment tool in its electronic patient intake process to help p...
Wyeth's CONBRIZA Approved in the European Union for Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis in Women at Increased Risk of Fracture
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), announced today that the European Commission has granted marketing authorization for CONBRIZA(TM) (bazedoxifene), a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM), for the treatment of po...
Link between widely used osteoporosis drugs and heart problems probed
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. New research at Wake Forest University School of Medicine evaluated the link between a common class of drugs used to prevent bone fractures in osteoporosis
patients and the development of irregular heartbeat.
The study's findings appear in the current issue of Drug Safety...
Access to Osteoporosis Testing for Americans in Jeopardy
DXA Task Force Urges Congress to Pass Bill to Protect Patient Access
WASHINGTON, April 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to protect patient access to osteoporosis
testing and reduce the physical and economic burden of osteoporosis
for millions of Americans, Congress introduced the "M...
Upcoming Symposium to Bridge the Gap between Osteoporosis Research and its Applications to Clinical Practice with Focus on Secondary Osteoporosis, Osteoporosis in Men, and Lessons from Space Travel for Improving Bone Health
Advances In Osteoporosis
Prevention, Diagnosis And Treatment Presented At 8th International Symposium Of National Osteoporosis
WASHINGTON, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A faculty of internationally-renowned osteoporosis
experts are gathering today to share the latest clinicall...
Latest Osteoporosis Research Translated for Health Professionals to Use in Clinical Setting
Foundation's 8th International Symposium April 1-5, 2009 at Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis
Foundation (NOF) will bring together a faculty of internationally-renowned experts to share clinic...
ADA Informs Patients About Osteoporosis Medications and Oral Health
ADA creates brochures with National Osteoporosis
CHICAGO, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dental patients who have been alarmed or confused by recent news reports about how osteoporosis
medications might affect their oral health now have a brochure to help them separate fact fro...
CONBRIZA Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for the Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis in Women at Increased Risk of Fracture
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), the scientific committee of the European Medicines Agency (EMEA), today adopted a positive opinion recommending to grant a marketing authorization for CONBRIZA(TM) (bazedoxifene) for the...
Study Links Osteoporosis Drugs to Jaw Trouble
Condition marked by pain, swelling, loose teeth and exposed bone
THURSDAY, Jan. 1 (HealthDay News) -- The proportion of people taking widely prescribed oral osteoporosis
drugs who develop a nasty jaw condition may be much higher than previously thought, a new study suggests.
Susan Lark, MD Speaks Out Against the Newest Osteoporosis Drug, Reclast
Susan Lark, MD, noted medical researcher and women's health practitioner, has spoken out against the newest prescription osteoporosis
medication on the market, Reclast, as well as other oral bisphosphonates such as Boniva, Actonel, and Fosamax.
Potomac, MD (PRWEB) Novem...
Treating Osteoporosis After Hip Fracture
management is a crucial element in hip
ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most patients who
suffer a hip fracture are referred to their primary care physicians for
osteoporosis follow-up care. However, according to a study published i...
International Osteoporosis Foundation supports UK charity call for NICE guidance changes
The International Osteoporosis
Foundation (IOF) has backed the National Osteoporosis
Society (NOS, UK) in their criticism of NICE guidance on the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.
Judy Stenmark, IOF Chair of the Committee of National Societies said "we support any initiative that is m...
Vitamin D Added to FDA Osteoporosis Risk-Reduction Health Claim
ATLANTA, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- As a result of a 2004 petition from
the Beverage Institute for Health & Wellness (hereafter the Institute) of
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO ), the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
announced today that it has amended its osteoporosis
risk reduction heal...
Simple ultrasound exam may predict osteoporosis risk
OAK BROOK, Ill. An ultrasound exam of the heel may be able to predict if a woman is at heightened risk for fractures due to osteoporosis, according to a new multicenter study being published in the July issue of the journal Radiology . Along with certain risk factors, including age or recent fal...
Figure Skater Peggy Fleming Teams With HealthSaver: Osteoporosis and Bone Health
NORWALK, Conn., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- More than half of people 50 and
older are at risk for osteoporosis, the most common bone disease, according
to the National Osteoporosis
Foundation. It is essential to make bone
health a priority because bone loss occurs without symptoms.
Tufts researcher leads revision of osteoporosis guidelines
Tufts University researcher Bess Dawson-Hughes, M.D., chaired the committee that recently updated the National Osteoporosis
Foundation (NOF) Clinician's Guide to Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis. The new Clinician's Guide incorporates the World Health Organization (WHO) absolute fracture ...
Global study reveals differences in standard of care for osteoporosis across the world
Barcelona, Spain, May 25 2008 In a first-of-its-kind study in osteoporosis, one in four women surveyed from Europe, North America, and Australia reported having one or more bone fractures since the age of 45 years. Among women considered to be at high risk for a fracture, only 26% reported use o...
National Osteoporosis Foundation Survey Reveals Low Awareness of Bone Health and Risk of Osteoporosis
Despite Growing Numbers of Americans Living with or at Risk for
Osteoporosis, Conversations about Bone Health and Testing for Osteoporosis
WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis
Foundation (NOF) today announced results of a nationwide survey that
Treating osteoporosis calls for physician, dentist collaboration: ADA Journal
CHICAGO, May 15, 2008 Physicians and dentists should collaborate to improve early detection and treatment of patients who have or may develop osteoporosis, say researchers in the cover story of the May issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association.
The authors of the article, Osteopor...
Docs Issue Guideline on Screening for Osteoporosis in Men
Scanning those over 65 could cut expected 50% increase in cases in next 15 years
WEDNESDAY, May 7 (HealthDay News) -- A new clinical guideline on screening for osteoporosis
in men has been developed by the American College of Physicians (ACP), which notes that osteoporosis
rates among ...
Genes Linked to Osteoporosis Identified
Could be potential targets for new treatments, two studies suggest
TUESDAY, April 29 (HealthDay News) -- Two teams of researchers report finding a series of gene variants linked to bone density and the risk for fracture, which might also be linked to osteoporosis.
While not a predi...
IOF calls for concerted support for second EU osteoporosis audit
The International Osteoporosis
Foundation (IOF) has urged all 27 EU countries to continue to seek government recognition and action to overcome the growing burden that osteoporosis
places on health systems throughout Europe, as work continues on the second report to measure the status of osteoporo...
National Osteoporosis Foundation and CESLIE - The Women's Network Honor LeFrak Mother and Daughters for Commitment to Bone Health and New York Community
NEW YORK, April 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis
Foundation (NOF) has partnered with CESLIE - The Women's Network(TM) to
host an event honoring the LeFrak women - a dynamic mother-daughter trio -
for their success in business, community involvement and dedication to
Landmark Study Aims to Improve Osteoporosis Care Standards Worldwide
Multi-National Study Will Follow 60,000 Women for 5 Years
ISTANBUL, Turkey, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 60,000 women aged 55
years and older have enrolled in a landmark, multi-national study that will
focus on the management of osteoporosis
across the globe. Launch of the
Pain Relief for Osteoporosis Patients With Fractures
Vertebroplasty shows benefit in study of those with spinal afflictions,,
TUESDAY, March 18 (HealthDay News) -- In osteoporosis
patients with spinal fractures, vertebroplasty provides significant pain relief and helps decrease disability, according to a new study.
IOF recognizes ESCEO European guidance for osteoporosis diagnosis and management
The International Osteoporosis
Foundation (IOF) has welcomed the recently published paper European guidance for the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis
in postmenopausal women(1) from the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis
and Osteoarthritis (ESCEO).
IOF announces Progress in Osteoporosis now available free online
IOF announces Progress in Osteoporosis
now available FREE online
Summaries and critical analyses of current osteoporosis
literature a mouse click away
The International Osteoporosis
Foundation has announced that its quarterly review journal, Progress in Osteoporosis, is now available free on...
Make or break time for osteoporosis treatment
Women who do not comply with treatment instructions for osteoporosis
or who do not respond to treatment are more likely to suffer further fractures, which seriously affects their quality of life. There is an urgent need to provide support to these patients and address their issues when new therap...
IOF hails WHO report and FRAXtm Web site as milestones in osteoporosis prevention and treatment
Nyon, Switzerland, February 21, 2008
The International Osteoporosis
Foundation (IOF) has welcomed the launch of the World Health Organization (WHO) technical report "Assessment of osteoporosis
at the primary health care level" and the FRAX tm website, as major steps towards helping health prof...
Link between treating osteoporosis with bisphosphonates and incidence of bone necrosis examined
BOSTON, Feb. 16, 2008 According to the National Osteoporosis
affects some 25 million Americans annually, 80 percent of them women. Because the disease causes a thinning of the bone, it can lead to hip fractures, spinal fractures and a whole host of debilitating and someti...
PA Commission for Women Announces 'Shocking Pink' Osteoporosis Campaign in Rural PA
Ads Increase Awareness, Education about Bone Disease
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To heighten
awareness about the bone-weakening disease osteoporosis, the Pennsylvania
Commission for Women has partnered with the Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association
and Pennsylvania Dairy Pr...