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Biologics application submitted for osteoporosis drug

July 23, 2016

A Biologics License Application for romosozumab, an investigational monoclonal antibody much anticipated as a therapy for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at high risk for fracture, has been submitted to the FDA by co-developers Amgen and UCB, according to a press release from Amgen.

Romosozumab inhibits the protein sclerostin to increase bone formation and decrease bone resorption.

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Female physicians make 'substantially' less than male counterparts

July 22, 2016
Significant salary differences exist between male and female physicians at public medical schools, according to findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine. This gap…

Top 5 online stories posted in the last month

July 22, 2016
Endocrine Today compiled a list of the top five news reports posted from June 21 to July 21. Healio.com/Endocrinology readers were interested in a new name proposed for…
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Individuals with mood disorders, low cortisol may have higher risk for obesity, other metabolic disorders

July 22, 2016
Recent findings indicated associations between low cortisol levels, metabolic disorders and cardiovascular risk factors among individuals with mood disorders…

Nearly half of physicians see fewer patients each day due to EHR use

July 22, 2016
Physicians have mixed feelings about electronic health record usage, according to a report published by Physicians Practice. The 2016 Tech Report included an annual…
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Secondary Prevention of Atherothrombotic Events: Current Insights on Advancing Science

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co.

Prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is critical in light of its associated mortality, morbidity, and economic…
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VIDEO: CGM allows assessment of glucose variability

June 13, 2016
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Managing Obesity in 2015: Setting the Framework and Assessing All of the Options

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk.

This CME activity is based on the slides and lectures presented by the faculty at the symposium, Managing Obesity in…
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