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2013-07-05 23:18:43

According to court documents, on July 1st, a US Federal judge denied Merck’s attempt to wipe out a $285,000 plaintiff verdict on Fosamax jaw deterioration.

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)

2013-06-18 23:23:30

According to court data, on May 15 there were 1,064 cases pending in the Fosamax Multidistrict Litigation.

2013-05-17 23:17:52

According to court documents, on April 5, 2013 a Pennsylvania woman filed a lawsuit in St.

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.

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.

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.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.