Osteoporosis, What We’re Talking About This Week!

Good news for those who suffer from osteoporosis and those who suffer from sickle cell in our Hot Topics this week!

1. Osteoporosis, a Disease With Few Treatment Options, May Soon Have One More

A large clinical trial has resulted in very positive news for more than 10 million Americans who suffer from osteoporosis.  A new drug was found to stimulate bone growth and prevent fractures just as well as the other drug that is currently on the market.

2. CRISPR edits to stimulate healthier hemoglobin could prove sickle cell cure

Gene editing of human blood-forming stem cells mimics a benign genetic condition that helps to overcome sickle cell disease and other blood disorders.

3. Sponsors’ Missed Opportunities with CROs

Outsourcing in research and development is still growing rapidly. This article takes an in depth look at areas that would better leverage sponsor-CRO collaborations.