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17 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Roach: Parathyroid surgery recommendedRoach: Parathyroid surgery...

Dear Dr. Roach: My primary-care doctor sent me to an endocrinologist after my blood test showed that I have high calcium levels in my blood and very low vitamin D levels.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Endocrinology, Health

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Examiner.com

Osteoporosis drugs destroy bones they are 'allegedly' designed to help

Sally Field, spokesperson for Roche pharmaceuticals has received $millions for falsely claiming that the bisphosphonate, Boniva, builds health bones, when in fact it destroys normal bone regulation and causes diseased and brittle bones.

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Related Topix: Health, Biology, Science, Marketing, Fosamax, Alendronate (generic), Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Free health fair Wednesday at Bellingham Senior Center

Bellingham Senior Activity Center will present "What's Next? A Healthier You!" a free health and wellness fair Wednesday, Aug. 20, at the center, 315 Halleck St. The event starts at 9 a.m. with a hearing equipment presentation by Joel Bergsbaken of the Hearing, Speech, and Deafness Center, followed by a welcome address by Mayor Kelli Linville at ... (more)

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Revealing a novel mode of action for an osteoporosis drug

Schematic of mechanical testing apparatus utilized during collection of WAXS diffraction data at the APS.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Evista, Raloxifene (generic), Food and Drug Administration, Department of Energy, UC San Diego

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Hispanic Business

Frost & Sullivan Honors Vitro Biopharma for its Outstanding...

Vitro Biopharma has excelled in the development of tools and technologies to support stem cell research and clinical studies of mesenchymal stem cells .

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Medicine, Health

PE Hub

Oxford Finance, Square 1 provide $10 mln to Tarsa Therapeutics

Oxford Finance and Square 1 Bank have provided a $10 million senior credit facility to biopharmaceutical company Tarsa Therapeutics .

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health, Biotech, ViroPharma, Healthcare Industry, Marketing

Tue Aug 12, 2014

KAUZ

Bone drugs don't lower breast cancer risk after all

A new Australian study offers some potentially reassuring news to parents of preemies who are worried about their child's intellectual development.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Food and Drug Administration, Life, Veteran Affairs, Lung Cancer

Hispanic Business

Radius Health Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial and Operating Results

"The second quarter of 2014 marked a significant milestone for the company with the completion of our initial public offering providing us with capital that we expect to be sufficient to complete the development of our lead product candidate Abaloparatide-SC and submit an NDA/MAA in mid-2015," said .

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Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer

Medical News

New tool could help reduce number of future potentially fatal hip fractures

A new tool is being developed by experts in Manchester which automatically searches medical images for early signs of osteoporosis in the spine by identifying fractures there and could help reduce the number of future potentially fatal hip fractures.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Back Pain, Central Manchester, CT, Computers, Radiology, Acupuncture

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Health.com

Bone Drugs Don't Lower Breast Cancer Risk After All, Study Finds

Drugs known as bisphosphonates, commonly prescribed to treat the bone-weakening disease osteoporosis, don't appear to reduce the risk of breast cancer as previously thought, new research finds.

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Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer, UC San Francisco, Fosamax, Alendronate (generic)

Seeking Alpha

4 U.S. IPOs Planned For The Week Of Aug 11

There are four initial public offerings on the calendar this week as the IPO market slows down during an annual three-week pause.

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Related Topix: IPO, Scientific Instruments, Electronics, Biosystems, Otonomy, Medicine, Health, St. Petersburg, FL

PhysOrg Weblog

Bisphosphonates for osteoporosis not associated with reduced breast cancer risk

An analysis of data from two randomized clinical trials finds that three to four years of treatment with bisphosphonates to improve bone density is not linked to reduced risk of invasive postmenopausal breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, UC San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Fosamax, Alendronate (generic)

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Vitamin D focus: From osteoporosis to dementia

May 9: Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Patron of Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre Charity is seen with Lord Tebbit on a simulator to train surgical skills; the centre undertakes research in treating osteoporosis and other bone/joint diseases.

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Related Topix: Vitamin D, Medicine, Supplement, Calcium

Sat Aug 09, 2014

CiteULike

Maternal vitamin D status in pregnancy and offspring brain...

Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA , Vol.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Freshnews

Frost & Sullivan Honors Vitro Biopharma for its Outstanding...

Based on its recent analysis of the stem cell tools and technologies industry, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Vitro Biopharma with the 2014 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Consulting, Frost and Sullivan, Medicine, Health

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Women on - drug holiday' for bone loss should be testedWomen on -...

Women on 'drug holiday' for bone loss should be tested Be on lookout for loss of bone density when off the drug.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Thu Jul 31, 2014

TheStreet.com

Radius CEO: Osteoporosis Drug on Track Despite Skittish Stock

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Mozilla

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Methods for Modulating Osteochondral Development Using Bioelectrical Stimulation

Approximately five million bone fractures occur annually in alone. About 10% of these have delayed healing and of these, 150,000 to 200,000 nonunion fractures occur accompanied by loss of productivity and independence.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Medicine, Health

Wed Jul 30, 2014

JD Supra

Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. v. Apotex Inc.

Case Name: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. v. Apotex Inc. , 748 F.3d 1326 Drug Product and Patent -in-Suit: BonivaA ; U.S. Patents Nos.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Science / Technology, Inventions

Fri Jul 25, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Supplemental calcium is the wrong approach to age-related bone loss

A popular mantra for dealing with osteoporosis and other forms of age-related bone loss is to take supplemental calcium and get on a bisphosphonate drug like Fosamax.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Vitamin C, Supplement, Fosamax, Alendronate (generic), Vitamin K2, Nutrition, Boron

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