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2013-07-03 23:02:39

d'Oliveira & Associates has released a new infographic detailing the possible risks of Fosamax, including femur fractures and osteonecrosis of the jaw. (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Fosamax (alendronate) is a drug that is used to treat bone conditions like osteoporosis. This drug is included in the bisphosphonate class of drugs which slow the process of bone loss. It was first approved by the FDA in September 1995. In December 2009 NPR reported that Fosamax has been a blockbuster drug...

2013-06-18 23:23:30

According to court data, on May 15 there were 1,064 cases pending in the Fosamax Multidistrict Litigation. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, informs that they are now providing advice, including how to get in contact with legal counsel, to people potentially affected by Fosamax side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, updated the website recently and they are now actively providing expert opinion in...

2013-05-17 23:17:52

According to court documents, on April 5, 2013 a Pennsylvania woman filed a lawsuit in St. Clair County Circuit Court alleging that the makers of Fosamax made exaggerated claims of the drug´s benefits. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, informs that they are now providing advice, including how to get in contact with legal counsel, to people potentially affected by Fosamax side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized...

2013-03-19 15:02:19

The initial study results of the Zometa European Study (ZEUS) showed no difference in the incidence of bone metastases between the Zometa group and control arm, said Prof. Manfred Wirth during the closing and fourth plenary session of the 28th Annual EAU Congress which ends today. "There is no difference in the incidence of bone metastases and there is no difference in survival," said Wirth in his brief presentation on whether Zometa can prevent bone metastases in high risk, metastatic...

Emerging Cancer Drugs May Cause Bone Tumors To Spread
2013-02-13 16:49:20

Washington University in St. Louis Cancer drugs should kill tumors, not encourage their spread. But new evidence suggests that an otherwise promising class of drugs may actually increase the risk of tumors spreading to bone, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The drugs, IAP antagonists, block survival signals that many cancer cells rely on to stay alive. Working in mice, the investigators found that targeting the same protein that makes...

2013-02-06 10:59:33

New research in animals triggered by a combination of serendipity and counterintuitive thinking could point the way to treating fractures caused by rapid bone loss in people, including patients with metastatic cancers. A series of studies at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine found that steroid drugs, known for inducing bone loss with prolonged use, actually help suppress a molecule that's key to the rapid bone loss process. A report of the new findings appears online Feb....

2012-12-29 05:00:33

Law firm offers no win - no fee promise for clients injured from the drug Fosamax, used to treat bone-weakening diseases. Fosamax has allegedly been linked to serious side effects, such as femur fractures, osteonecrosis of the jaw injury, esophageal cancer, and severe musculoskeletal pain. (PRWEB) December 28, 2012 Law Firm Offers No Win - No Fee Promise For Clients injured from the drug Fosamax, used to treat bone-weakening diseases. Fosamax has allegedly been linked to serious side...

2012-10-26 04:00:10

Estate of Fosamax User Who Developed Osteonecrosis of the Jaw Reaches Confidential “Stipulation Agreement” with Merck on Damages. Melville, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 The Fosamax side effect lawyers at Alonso Krangle LLP, a national law firm focused on fighting for the rights of serious personal injury victims, reports that Merck & Co. has reached a confidential “stipulation agreement” with the estate of a Fosamax user who developed Osteonecrosis of the Jaw...

2012-10-22 22:47:12

Statin use is associated with protection from esophagus cancer according to a new meta-analysis of existing clinical studies exploring the cancer prevention effects of statins presented by a Mayo Clinic researcher, Dr. Siddharth Singh, at the American College of Gastroenterology 77th Annual Scientific Meeting in Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Singh and his Mayo colleagues conducted a systematic review of eleven studies reporting 8,613 cases of esophageal cancer from studies including almost 1 million...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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