Older women who take supplements with high doses of vitamins B6 and B12 may be more likely than their counterparts who do not to experience hip fractures, a U.S. study suggests.
Amgen Inc. set the U.S. list price for the company’s new Evenity osteoporosis drug at $1,825 a month, or $21,900 for a full 12-month course of injections.
Amgen and UCB announced that the U.S. FDA approved Evenity (romosozumab-aqqg) for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at high risk for fracture.
Vitamin D supplementation may not improve bone density or prevent fractures and falls in adults, a large new analysis suggests.
Amgen and UCB announced the resubmission of the Biologics License Application to the U.S. FDA for Evenity (romosozumab), an investigational monoclonal antibody for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at high risk for fracture.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Merck & Co.’s appeal of a lower court’s ruling that revived hundreds of lawsuits accusing the company of failing to adequately warn patients of the risks of thigh bone fractures associated with its osteoporosis drug Fosamax.
Older adults who take vitamin D and calcium are no less likely to break their hips or other bones than peers who do not use these supplements per a research review.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration rejected Amgen’s and UCB’s Biologics License Application for Evenity (romosozumab) for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis.
Merck & Co. Inc. said it would stop developing its experimental osteoporosis drug after an independent analysis confirmed the treatment raises the risk of stroke.
(Reuters Health) – Low levels of exposure to the metal cadmium may increase the risk of weaker bones and fractures in elderly men, a Swedish study suggests. Cadmium is a naturally occurring metal used in batteries and found in cigarette smoke and exhaust from fossil fuels or waste incineration. As a result of crops grown […]