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Randomized Teriparatide [human parathyroid hormone (PTH) 1-34] Once-Weekly Efficacy Research (TOWER) trial for examining the reduction in new vertebral fractures in subjects with primary osteoporosis
CONTEXT Weekly teriparatide injection at a dose of 56.5 μg has been shown to increase bone mineral density. OBJECTIVE A phase 3 study was conducted to determine the efficacy of once-weeklyExpand
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Effect of age on body sway assessed by computerized posturography
The swaying and postural instability frequently seen in elderly subjects had not been analyzed quantitatively in detail until the introduction of computerized posturography. In order to assess theExpand
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Effects of menatetrenone on the bone and calcium metabolism in osteoporosis: A double-blind placebo-controlled study
Abstract: Menatetrenone (2-methyl 1,3-tetraprenyl-1,4-naphtoquinone; vitamin K2) is a vitamin K homolog. To evaluate its efficacy on cortical bone mineral density and its safety, a 24-weekExpand
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Calcium paradox disease: Calcium deficiency prompting secondary hyperparathyroidism and cellular calcium overload
The consequences of such Ca overload in response to Ca deficiency, which can be called Ca deficiency disease or Ca paradox disease, to be more explicit, include osteoporosis, hypertension,Expand
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The effect of active absorbable algal calcium (AAA Ca) with collagen and other matrix components on back and joint pain and skin impedance
Abstract. The effect of active absorbable algal calcium (AAA Ca) with collagen and other matrix components on aging-associated skin changes and backache and joint pain was tested in a case-controlledExpand
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Decrease of vertebral fracture in osteoporotics by administration of 1α-hydroxy-vitamin D3
Patients with osteoporosis from 228 medical institutions throughout Japan were randomly divided into 2 groups; Group A (control group) received no treatment and Group B (the treated group) was givenExpand
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The repeated administration of ketamine induces an enhancement of its stimulant action in mice.
The modification of the stimulant and motor-incoordinate actions of ketamine induced by repeated administration was investigated by means of ambulatory activity and rota-rod performance in mice,Expand
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Once-Weekly Injection of Low-Dose Teriparatide (28.2 μg) Reduced the Risk of Vertebral Fracture in Patients with Primary Osteoporosis
We conducted a randomized, double-blind trial to assess the effect of 28.2 μg teriparatide versus placebo (1.4 μg teriparatide) on reduction of the incidence of vertebral fractures. IndividualsExpand
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Parathyroid Hormone in the Treatment of Osteoporosis
Parathyroid hormone (PTH), especially intact human PTH [hPTH(1–84)] and its various fragments [hPTH(1–31), (1–34), (1–36), (1–38) and their modifications], has been used for the treatment ofExpand
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Reappraisal of Katsuragi Calcium study, a prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of the effect of active absorbable algal calcium (AAACa) on vertebral deformity and fracture
A prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of the effect of supplementation with 900 mg/day of calcium, as active absorbable algal calcium (AAA Ca) or calcium carbonate (CaCO3), on lumbarExpand
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