What You Should Know:
– Bone Health Technologies, a San Francisco-based provider of technologies for improving bone health, announces today the close of its $2.5 million funding round and the appointment of three board members: Karen Drexler, MBA, Nancy Lynch, MD, MBA and Sam Goldberger, MD, MBA.
– 1 in 2 women and 1 in 4 men over 50 will suffer an osteoporosis related fracture. To address this rising issue, the company has created OsteoBoost, the first vibration belt specifically designed for the prevention of osteoporosis. The OsteoBoost Vibration Belt applies gentle mechanical stimulation to the hips and spine to reduce bone loss and encourage bone growth.
– Currently being studied in a National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded clinical trial, based on a successful pilot study that showed one 30-minute treatment with OsteoBoost reduced bone loss activity in all study participants.