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5 hrs ago | SFGate

Poor sleep linked to suicide

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Suicide, Depression, Health, Medicine, Nutrition, Breast Cancer, California

Mon Sep 01, 2014

World News Report

Naples Physical Therapy Facility Now Offering Kyphoplasty Procedures To Ease Pain Of Spinal Fracture

Jaffe Sports Medicine in Naples is offering Kyphoplasty as a pain management treatment for spinal fractures and compression caused by Osteoporosis.


Related Topix: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine, Fracture, Naples, FL, Health

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Osteoporosis medications can have negative effect on bone healing after tooth extraction

Removal of a tooth is usually a straightforward process that can be done by most general dentists.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Dentistry, Surgery, Fosamax, Alendronate (generic)

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Revealing a novel mode of action for an osteoporosis drug

Raloxifene is a U.S. Food and Drug Administration -approved treatment for decreasing fracture risk in osteoporosis.


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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Jewish News Weekly

seniors | Diet, exercise help to avert osteoporosis

Imagine coughing and cracking a rib. Or slipping on an area rug and breaking a hip.


Related Topix: Health, Weight Training, Fitness, Aerobics, Vitamin D, Supplement


Community notices

The NMSU Music Business degree program will begin hosting various events this fall that will give students hands-on experience in entertainment and production management.


Related Topix: Events, Marketing, Medicine, Health, Life, Food, Nutrition, Las Cruces, NM

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Adhesive Patch Biotech Zosano Pharma, Inc. Postpones $70 Million IPO

Zosano Pharma, a biotech developing a transdermal delivery system to treat osteoporosis, postponed its IPO.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Osteoporosis Common, Dangerous

Osteoporosis doesn't just happen to old ladies. Rather, it's a disease that can weaken anyone's bones, regardless of age or sex, putting them at higher risk of fracture which can lead to pain, deformities and a loss of mobility.


Related Topix: Medicine

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The American Journal of Managed Care

Potential Role of Network Meta-Analysis in Value-Based Insurance Design

James D. Chambers, PhD, MPharm, MSc; Aaron Winn, MPP; Yue Zhong, MD, PhD; Natalia Olchanski, MS; and Michael J. Cangelosi, MA, MPH Value-based insurance design has emerged as an approach to improve health outcomes and contain healthcare costs by encouraging use of high-value care.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Health Insurance, Fosamax, Alendronate (generic), Actonel, Risedronate (generic), Evista, Raloxifene (generic)

Seeking Alpha

One U.S. IPO Planned For The Week Of August 25

Zosano Pharma is the only US IPO planned for this week, as the IPO market's annual August hiatus carries on.


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


Facts and Myths About Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements

Calcium and vitamin D are essential to keeping bones strong, dense and healthy as we age, as well as preventing bone loss, osteporosis, and skeletal fractures.


Related Topix: Vitamin D, Supplement, Medicine, Health, Pharmacology, Florida Atlantic University, Women's Health, Queens College, City University of New York

Sat Aug 23, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Why don't hibernating bears get osteoporosis?

Despite putting almost no load on its bones for more than half the year, this grizzly bear doesn't have osteoporosis.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Alaska

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Community notices

National Osteoporosis Foundation's Bone Boosters will kick off a series of nine classes.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Life, Food, Nutrition, Las Cruces, NM, Fitness, Yoga

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

'Modular Polymer Hydrogel Nanoparticles and Methods of Their...

Nanogels--porous nanoscale hydrogel networks, are a class of nanomaterials with tunable chemical properties that facilitate targeting and delivery to specific tissues.


Related Topix: Medicine

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Endocrinology, Health

Mon Aug 18, 2014

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.


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)


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.


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 .


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 .


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