Items Tagged ‘osteoporosis’

March 10, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Wall Street Journal Zika Linked to Heart Problems by Betsy McKay […]

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October 7, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   New York Times Men Get Osteoporosis, Too by Jane E. […]

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July 22, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   New York Times Fecal Transplants Can Be Life-Saving, but How? […]

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September 25, 2015

Mayo Clinic in the News Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor: Karl Oestreich; Assistant Editor: Carmen Zwicker   MPR Ceiling cracks: Women step into Mayo Clinic’s top academic […]

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March 31, 2010

Osteoporosis not just a problem for women

By Mystery User

Here’s a quick quiz: True or false, osteoporosis is something only women have to worry about?   The answer is false.   While it’s true that bone fractures due to osteoporosis are much more common in women, Mayo Clinic Dr. Shreyasee Amin says men also get brittle bones.   “Approximately 13 percent of men over […]

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Tags: Dr. Shreyasee Amin, osteoporosis


October 22, 2009

McAllister: Light shed on celiac disease, osteoporosis

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Scientists have long known that people with celiac disease have a higher than average risk for developing osteoporosis, but until recently the link between the two conditions was poorly understood.   Celiac disease is caused by an immune system reaction to gluten, a natural protein found in grains such as wheat, barley and rye…   […]

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Tags: celiac disease, osteoporosis


August 31, 2009

An Amgen Drug’s Iffy Payoff

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Amgen is likely to receive FDA approval for denosumab, its newbiologic bone-loss drug, but it may be a hard sell against cheaper generics   Wall Street has set an exceptionally high bar for Amgen’s new bone-loss treatment. Shares of the world’s largest biotechnology company have jumped 30% since May, to 62, largely on news of […]

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August 24, 2009

Cutting question

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Recent studies have challenged the effectiveness of a popular kind of back surgery, yet many patients – and their doctors – say vertebroplasty works.   The minimally invasive surgery, known as vertebroplasty, is under scrutiny after two recent studies in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded the popular treatment to ease pain from back […]

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Tags: osteoporosis, vertebroplasty


August 13, 2009

Bone-preserving drug passes tests in men, women

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

A new drug increases bone density and reduces the number of fractures in men fighting prostate cancer and in elderly women with bone loss, researchers report in two studies appearing August 11 in the New England Journal of Medicine… “This certainly goes a long way toward fulfilling the criteria the FDA uses,” says Sundeep Khosla, […]

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Tags: endocrinology, osteoporosis, prostate cancer


August 12, 2009

Experimental Drug Helps Treat Osteoporosis

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

An experimental drug has successfully reduced hip and spine fractures in the two largest patient populations at risk for osteoporosis — postmenopausal women and men being treated for prostate cancer — according to two major studies published online on Aug. 11 by the New England Journal of Medicine. The new compound, denosumab, is being reviewed […]

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Tags: denosumab, osteoporosis


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