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Risk of second major osteoporotic fracture is greatest immediately after first fracture
This study shows that show that the risk of further fracture after a first major osteoporotic fracture is greatest immediately following the first event, with a declining, but still increased, risk in subsequent years.
Sanyal Biotechnology LLC announces strategic partnership with OWL Metabolomics, S.L.
Sanyal Biotechnology LLC and One Way Liver S.L. (OWL Metabolomics) have initiated a strategic partnership to provide increased value and additional R&D services to basic research and the pharmaceutical industry, announced at the International Liver Congress in Barcelona, Spain.
IOF Medal of Achievement awarded to Professor Eugene McCloskey
Professor Eugene McCloskey, Professor of Adult Bone Diseases at the University of Sheffield Metabolic Bone Centre was awarded the International Osteoporosis Foundation Medal of Achievement at a ceremony on April 16 during the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases,.
ICGCmed launches today, will link genomics to clinical information and health
The International Cancer Genome Consortium today announced plans to launch the International Cancer Genome Consortium for Medicine (ICGCmed), a new phase in the Consortium's evolution that will link genomics to clinical information and health.
SPF30 sunscreens delay melanoma incidence in preclinical model
Application of sun protection factor 30 sunscreen prior to exposure to ultraviolet-B light delayed melanoma onset in a mouse model of the disease, according to data from a team at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center Comprehensive Cancer Center -- Arthur G.
IOF-ESCEO 2016 Pierre Meunier Young Scientist Awards presented in Malaga
Professors Elaine Dennison and Olivier Bruyère were named as the winners of the IOF-ESCEO 2016 Pierre Meunier Young Scientist Awards.
AACR: Life-preserver microbubbles float tumor cells for analysis
A University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2016 demonstrates the use of gas microbubbles to selectively attach to and float circulating tumor cells from blood samples, allowing analysis of the isolated cells.
Study shows how TRK-fusion lung cancer escapes LOXO-101, offering new treatment strategies
A University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2016 pinpoints ways that cancer cells evolve to resist the drug LOXO-101
Study drug LOXO-101 shows tumor regression in varied cancers
A phase I study of the drug LOXO-101 appears to significantly reduce tumors in patients with varied types of genetically defined cancer, according to a study led by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
IOF Committee of National Societies Medal awarded to Dr. Elias Hanna Saba
Dr. Elias Hanna Saba, Chief Executive Director of the Palestinian Osteoporosis Prevention Society, was awarded the International Osteoporosis Foundation's Committee of National Societies Medal during the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases.
Women's Health Initiative receives AACR Team Science Award
The Women's Health Initiative, a nationwide, federally funded research program coordinated by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, has received the 10th annual Team Science Award from the American Association for Cancer Research.
'Pee power' turns urine into sustainable power source for electronic devices
Researchers at the University of Bath have developed an innovative miniature fuel cell that can generate electricity from urine, creating an affordable, renewable and carbon-neutral way of generating power.
IOF Olof Johnell Science Award presented to Professor Serge Ferrari
Professor Serge Ferrari, Associate Professor of Medicine and Senior Consultant in Metabolic bone diseases at the Geneva University Hospital has been named winner of the International Osteoporosis Foundation's 2016 Olof Johnell Science Award, presented during the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases.

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