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Medication for rare soft-bone disease to be covered by public drug plans in Canada - The Globe and Mail



The Globe and Mail
 
Medication for rare soft-bone disease to be covered by public drug plans in Canada 
The Globe and Mail
The alliance that negotiates group drug discounts on behalf of Ottawa and the provinces has reached a pricing deal with the maker of Strensiq, an injectable treatment for a rare and potentially fatal soft-bone disease that affects fewer than 100 ...

 


Scientists Discover a Bone-Deep Risk for Heart Disease - New York Times



New York Times
 
Scientists Discover a Bone-Deep Risk for Heart Disease 
New York Times
These are patients with normal levels of cholesterol and blood pressure, no history of smoking or diabetes, and no family history of cardiovascular disease. Why aren't they spared? To some researchers, this hidden risk is the dark matter of cardiology ...

 


Researchers identify potential 'first-line' treatment for rare bone loss disease - News-Medical.net



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Researchers identify potential 'first-line' treatment for rare bone loss disease 
News-Medical.net
A possible 'first-line' treatment for a rare bone loss disease has been identified by a research team led by Tohoku University in Japan. The research findings, published in the journal Molecular Cell, could also provide insight into treating age ...

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Newmarket High to help alumnus fighting leukemia - Foster's Daily Democrat



Foster's Daily Democrat
 
Newmarket High to help alumnus fighting leukemia 
Foster's Daily Democrat
The school goal is to raise $100 to support the Century Challenge and have 10 staff members register for a swab to become a part of the bone-marrow donor registry. Great Bay is hosting a bone-marrow registration drive on campus from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m ...

 


The weird diseases you've probably never heard of - Liverpool Echo



Liverpool Echo
 
The weird diseases you've probably never heard of 
Liverpool Echo
Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva. This disabling condition can leave joints permanently frozen in place. Also known as myositis ossificans progressiva or MOP, it is caused by the formation of bony bars within the muscles of the body. According to ...

 


Simple Test For Fluoride Can Help Prevent Crippling Bone Disease - The University Network (blog)



The University Network (blog)
 
Simple Test For Fluoride Can Help Prevent Crippling Bone Disease 
The University Network (blog)
Fluoride is needed for healthy teeth, but too much of it can weaken bones and cause deformities of the joints and spines, which can be particularly dangerous for children whose bone structures are still developing. Exposure to elevated fluoride has ...

 


Baylor shines light on rare diseases - Baylor College of Medicine News (press release)



Baylor College of Medicine News (press release)
 
Baylor shines light on rare diseases 
Baylor College of Medicine News (press release)
Of the thousands of rare disorders that are diagnosed in childhood, some of the top rare diseases include Velocardiofacial/DiGeorge Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, Phenylketonuria (PKU), Osteogenesis Imperfecta (brittle bone disease) and Sickle Cell ...

 


New Trends in Bone and Joint Supplement Market| Complete Analysis with Forecast to 2021 - Facts of Week



New Trends in Bone and Joint Supplement Market| Complete Analysis with Forecast to 2021 
Facts of Week
One driver in the market is rising incidences of bone diseases and joint replacement surgeries. Bone diseases or bone-related diseases such as arthritis, gout, and tendinitis are considered lifestyle-related diseases. The lack of physical exercise and ...

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Stanford scientist asks how chronic diseases affect kids' bones - Scope (blog)



Scope (blog)
 
Stanford scientist asks how chronic diseases affect kids' bones 
Scope (blog)
When children have diabetes, kidney disease, inflammatory bowel disease or cancer, their doctors and families focus first on keeping the patients alive in the short term. But caregivers also need to consider long-term consequences, including the fact ...

 


Denosumab May Increase BMD in Women With Primary Hyperparathyroidism - Endocrinology Advisor



Endocrinology Advisor
 
Denosumab May Increase BMD in Women With Primary Hyperparathyroidism 
Endocrinology Advisor
A significant increase in bone mineral density was more frequent in women with primary hyperparathyroidism than in women with primary osteoporosis. In older women with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT)-related osteoporosis, treatment with denosumab ...