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2012-03-21 21:26:26

Low bone density medications, such as Fosamax, Boniva and Actonel, may have a protective effect for endometrial cancer, according to a study at Henry Ford Hospital.

2012-03-15 07:00:00

Parker Waichman LLP Files 36 Fosamax Lawsuit on Behalf of Women throughout the U.S.

2012-02-08 12:33:23

There is growing evidence that supports an association between atypical fractures of the femur– a rare break of the thigh bone, typically without trauma – and the use of bisphosphonates, drugs proven to enhance bone density and reduce fracture incidence caused by osteoporosis.

2011-12-07 21:36:01

The addition of zoledronic acid to adjuvant endocrine therapy increased bone mineral density and reduced the risk for disease recurrence among postmenopausal women with early hormone receptor-positive breast cancer.

2011-12-07 11:26:43

People who take bisphosphonates after joint replacement surgery are less likely to need a repeat operation.

2011-11-18 08:00:00

The US Drug Watchdog is urging women, who suffered a broken femur, or thighbone fracture, for no apparent reason, while they were using the osteoporosis drug called Fosamax to call them, and get

2011-10-13 05:31:23

An osteoporosis drug protects against the bone damaging effects of certain breast cancer medications. According to this study, some breast cancer patients could take zoledronic acid in addition to their anti-cancer medications to maintain bone health.

2011-10-10 09:17:18

A new study has found that an osteoporosis drug protects against the bone damaging side effects of certain breast cancer medications.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.