Features August 2019 Issue

Osteoporosis Drug Builds Bone

Normal bone (left) Osteoporosis bone (right)

Osteoporosis Drug Builds Bone

There's a new treatment option for women with osteoporosis at high risk for bone fractures.

Evenity is different. The idea for it came from research on a group of people in South Africa with a rare disease that causes them to have extremely high bone density and bones that grow too much. They were found to have a gene mutation that blocks the production of a protein called sclerostin.

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