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Osteopenia is a condition where bone mineral density is lower than normal. It is considered by many doctors to be a precursor to osteoporosis. However, not every person diagnosed with osteopenia will develop osteoporosis. More specifically, osteopenia is defined as a bone mineral density T-score between -1.0 and -2.5.
FDA committee to review NPS’ Gattex NDA in October

FDA committee to review NPS’ Gattex NDA in October

FDA extends PDUFA action date for NPS Gattex NDA

FDA extends PDUFA action date for NPS Gattex NDA

Radiotherapy redundant in low-risk Hodgkin lymphoma treatment

Radiotherapy redundant in low-risk Hodgkin lymphoma treatment

Platelet activation linked to osteoporosis

Platelet activation linked to osteoporosis

European CHMP adopts positive opinion for teduglutide to treat short bowel syndrome

European CHMP adopts positive opinion for teduglutide to treat short bowel syndrome

Fragility fractures predicted to more than double in Latin America

Fragility fractures predicted to more than double in Latin America

Gattex may represent new treatment approach for short bowel syndrome

Gattex may represent new treatment approach for short bowel syndrome

Osteopenia/osteoporosis more prevalent among male patients with pulmonary disease

Osteopenia/osteoporosis more prevalent among male patients with pulmonary disease

Studies show vitamin D may benefit cardiovascular, skin and metabolic disorders

Studies show vitamin D may benefit cardiovascular, skin and metabolic disorders

Tarsa advances OSTORA NDA filing through $28M Series B financing

Tarsa advances OSTORA NDA filing through $28M Series B financing

Telephone-based counseling program does not improve osteoporosis medication adherence

Telephone-based counseling program does not improve osteoporosis medication adherence

Research roundup: 'No individual mandate' scenarios; Breaking down health care expenditures

Research roundup: 'No individual mandate' scenarios; Breaking down health care expenditures

Testing for osteoporosis – how often?

Testing for osteoporosis – how often?

Gilead Sciences receives FDA approval for Viread to treat pediatric HIV infection

Gilead Sciences receives FDA approval for Viread to treat pediatric HIV infection

Growth hormone replacement increases bone formation in abdominally obese women

Growth hormone replacement increases bone formation in abdominally obese women

Many spinal fusion surgery patients have low levels of vitamin D

Many spinal fusion surgery patients have low levels of vitamin D

NPS announces new data from GATTEX Phase 3 study on short bowel syndrome

NPS announces new data from GATTEX Phase 3 study on short bowel syndrome

Tarsa reports positive data from OSTORA Phase III ORACAL trial for postmenopausal osteoporosis

Tarsa reports positive data from OSTORA Phase III ORACAL trial for postmenopausal osteoporosis

Positive data from Tarsa's OSTORA Phase III trial on postmenopausal osteoporosis

Positive data from Tarsa's OSTORA Phase III trial on postmenopausal osteoporosis

FDA reviews safety issues of bisphosphonates for osteoporosis

FDA reviews safety issues of bisphosphonates for osteoporosis

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