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Growth hormone reduces osteoporotic fracture risk in older women

August 28, 2015

Older women with osteoporosis treated with growth hormone showed a reduced risk for fracture and improved bone density that continued for years after stopping treatment, according to research in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

In a randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled trial, researchers found that the women assigned GH injections for 36 months reduced their rate of osteoporotic fracture by 50% compared with women who received a placebo injection for 18 months.

FDA News

FDA approves Synjardy for type 2 diabetes

August 28, 2015
The FDA has approved Synjardy to control blood glucose levels in adults with type 2 diabetes, according to a release from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals and Eli…
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FDA: Lots of OmniPod insulin management system recalled

August 28, 2015
In early July, Insulet Corporation initiated a voluntary recall of 40,846 boxes of the OmniPod Insulin Management System, according to an FDA press release.It was…
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FDA approves evolocumab as LDL-lowering therapy in certain patients

August 27, 2015
The FDA has approved evolocumab, a PCSK9 inhibitor, for lowering LDL in adults with heterozygous or homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia or clinical atherosclerotic…
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Brief interruption of sedentary behavior improves blood glucose in children

August 27, 2015
Children’s blood glucose levels could be improved by simply taking short breaks to walk during sedentary activities, according to recent study findings published…
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Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Anti-VEGF is well established as first-line therapy for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME) and age-related…
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VIDEO: Chef integrates food and medicine in promotion of cardiometabolic health

VIDEO: Chef integrates food and medicine in promotion of cardiometabolic health

August 10, 2015
NEW ORLEANS — Chef Leah Sarris, program director at the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane…
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Managing Today's EP Challenges with NOAC Use

Managing Today's EP Challenges with NOAC Use

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

This engaging activity featuring a superb faculty provides electrophysiologists and others with the best information…
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