Tag: "osteoporosis" at medical news
UNC-CH Studies Show Medicine Can Reverse Osteoporosis From Transplants, Cystic Fibrosis
...e explored ways to stop or reverse post-transplant osteoporosis
but withoutmuch success," Aris said. "We think thi...s is the first evidence not only that youcan treat osteoporosis
after lung transplantation for cystic fibrosis, but alsoit's the first evidence of a good drug respo...
UCSF Study Shows For The First Time That A Drug May Reduce Risk Of Hip Fractures
By More Than Half In Women Who Have Never Had A Spine Fracture
BERLIN, GERMANY-- An osteoporosis
drug can reduce the risk of hipfractures by 56 per...hown to work in such a wide spectrum of women with osteoporosis
to reduce themost devastating of fractures--those that occur at the hip." Hip fractures, the...
Novel Therapy Significantly Reduces Spinal Fractures In Postmenopausal WomenWith Two Years Of Therapy
... reduces therisk of spinal fractures in women with osteoporosis
by about 50 percent."These findings are important because women with osteoporosis
now have anothervery acceptable and effective alternative for treatment," said Bruce Ettinger,MD, se...
New Data Show Evista Reduces Spinal Fractures
...important after menopause." Two-year results from osteoporosis
treatment studies Ettinger's report analyzes 7,70...nal fracture. Interim results from ongoing Evista osteoporosis
prevention studies involving601 healthy women aged 45-60 were also presented at the meeting. These d...
Studies Indicate An Effective Treatment For Steroid-Induced Osteoporosis
... steroids are effective in treating thesediseases, osteoporosis
is often an unavoidable, yet serious, long-term si...for the treatment andprevention of post-menopausal osteoporosis
and for the treatment of Paget'sdisease of bone....
New Drug Prevents Breast Cancer In Postmenopausal Women, UCSF Researchers Report
...Clinical Oncology. UCSF researchers found that the osteoporosis
prevention drug, raloxifene,drastically reduced th...n up to age 80 years (meanage 66.5 years) who have osteoporosis
and no history of breast or endometrialcancer were randomly assigned to receive either 60 or 120 mil...
V. Craig Jordan Will Present Results Of Raloxifene Breast Cancer Study At
American Society For Clinical Oncology Meeting
... such as raloxifene may also betargeted to prevent osteoporosis
and heart attacks in postmenopausal women. Jordan is a professor of cancer pharmacology at Northwestern UniversityMedical School and director of the Breast Cancer Research Program at the RobertH. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwest...
Cattle: Latest Weapon In The War On Cancer?
...s which protect the consumer againstheart disease, osteoporosis
Discovery Hints At Multitude Of New Targets For Drugs
... therapy, breastand prostate cancer, inflammation, osteoporosis
and endometriosis, saidthe researchers. The scientists published their findings in the Aug. 6 issue of the Proceedingsof the National Academy of Sciences. They are Brandee Wagner, GiuseppePollio and Donald McDonnell of the Duke University M...
Testosterone May Affect Learning Skills; May Be Put In Tablet Form
...ment therapy reduces the risk of heart disease and osteoporosis
in women after menopause. It is unclear whether estrogen replacement therapy increases the risk of breast cancer. Hopkins scientists also are investigating whether estrogen has a role in brain function, including preventing or delaying the onset of A...
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