Osteoporosis Clinical Trials

Browse current & upcoming clinical research / studies on Osteoporosis. There are a total of 449 clinical trials for Osteoporosis in 24 countries with 20 trials currently in the United States. 57 are either active and/or recruiting patients or have not yet been completed. Click the title of each study to get the complete details on eligibility, location & other facts about the study.

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Interventional trials
Determine whether experimental treatments or new ways of using known therapies are safe and effective under controlled environments.
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Address health issues in large groups of people or populations in natural settings.
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February 2015 - December 2018
The purpose of this study is to elucidate the role of Dental Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) in assessment of bone density. The study population contains men and women above the age of 60 years, eligible for Bone Density Testing in accordance with their health insurance, who underwent a Dental CBCT recommended by their Dental Practitioner. Any patient (eligible for bone density screening by age criteria) undergoing CBCT of either one of the jaws (or both) due to dental reasons, will be sent to a bone mineral density DEXA Scan, and for blood testing for PTH, Phosphor, Calcium ,Vitamin D and Creatinine levels. Density measurements will be done in specific sites on the CBCT's of the jaws. These measurements will be correlated with the blood tests and DEXA scan results.
Sponsor: Soroka University Medical Center
Study type: Observational
January 2015 - July 2017
This is a dose escalation study to determine the maximum tolerable dose of Parathyroid Hormone-related Protein, PTHrP, or Parathyroid Hormone, PTH, that can be given safely over one week in healthy African-American volunteers. The investigators plan to infuse low doses of intravenous PTHrP or PTH to determine if it leads to a sustained and progressive suppression of bone formation as occurs in humoral hypercalcemia of malignancy (HHM) or an increase in bone formation as occurs in hyperparathyroidism (HPT). Additionally, the investigators will assess the direct influence of PTHrP and PTH on vitamin D metabolism, markers of bone turnover, and fractional excretion of calcium. These results will be compared to previous studies of Caucasian volunteers.
Sponsor: University of Pittsburgh
Study type: Interventional
December 2014 - December 2019
In the patients with osteoporosis, bisphosphonates (BPs) are a golden standard treatment. However, the bone turnover markers or the bone mineral density (BMD) are not improved in some osteoporotic patients even though they have taken BPs and alfacalcidol more than several years. In those case, the investigators better off prescribing BPs and Eldecalcitol, instead of BPs and Alfacalcitol.
Sponsor: Shinshu University
Study type: Interventional
December 2014 - April 2016
The purpose of this study is to validate a human saliva sample analyzer technique designed to screen for low bone density and osteoporosis. The analyzer technique is meant to be a simple, noninvasive, easy-to-use, cost-effective, and routine means of diagnosing bone turnover using a point-of-care device that monitors salivary markers of bone turnover in a screening patient population that is at risk for low bone density or osteoporosis.
Sponsor: University of Mississippi Medical Center
Study type: Observational
August 2014 - October 2014
The primary objective of the the study was to evaluate the pharmacokinetic properties of minodronic acid tablets following single and multiple oral administration in healthy Chinese subjects. Additionally, the effects of age and food on minodronic acid pharmacokinetics was also explored.
Sponsor: Wuhan Union Hospital, China
Study type: Interventional
July 2014 - December 2016
BACKGROUND: One-year adherence to oral anti-osteoporosis medication (AOMs) was only about 30%. In recent years, efforts have been made to change the delivery of these medications from oral form to injection form every, 3, 6 or 12 months to increase adherence. However, both patients and providers are sometimes confused about the multiple choices. Also, patients may receive extra medications if providers did not keep tract of their previous AOM uses or patients may changes providers. There were urgent needs to provide AOM monitoring and management services to improve cares. OBJECTIVES: To establish a anti-osteoporosis medication management service at National Taiwan University Hospital and its Beihu Branch. METHODS: Participating physicians will select those eligible for services and refer to study coordinators. Study coordinators will conduct baseline assessments on osteoporosis/fracture risks, record medical conditions, AOMs, provide educations on osteoporosis, fracture, sarcopenia, fall, medications, nutrition, and exercise. They also arrange return clinic visit, telephone reminder and follow up for patients, and communicate with providers on regular bases. the investigators plan to enroll 500 patients with 12-month follow up for each.
Sponsor: National Taiwan University Hospital
Study type: Observational
Active, not recruiting
Phase 1


China HVT Safety, PK, PD

July 2014 - February 2015
This study is to evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of denosumab administered subcutaneously to healthy adults in China.
Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline
Study type: Interventional
June 2014 - May 2015
This is a pilot study evaluating the recruitment strategies for sites and patients, data collection instruments, follow-up procedures, administrative processes, and the proposed management strategy for the future large scale national trial. This pilot study is 6 months in length.
Sponsor: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Study type: Interventional
June 2014 -
To examine the changes of bone mineral density and bone turnover markers after Bonviva treatment in osteoporotic patients
Sponsor: Shinshu University
Study type: Interventional
May 2014 - August 2018
The purpose of this protocol is to determine the risk of atypical femoral shaft (thigh bone) fractures after long term fracture prevention therapy with a class of drugs called "bisphosphonates", colloquially referred to as Alendronate, risedronate, Ibandronate, and Zoledronate. In addition, the study is designed to find out which patient is most likely to develop this potential life changing complication and why. Finally, the results of this study will help clinicians to better understand the reason and thus tailor patient specific treatments…i.e., "the right treatment for the right patient for right duration."
Sponsor: Henry Ford Health System
Study type: Observational
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