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Latest Bisphosphonate Stories

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.

2011-09-30 05:40:19

A new study suggests adding zoledronic acid to a drug regimen for patients with early stage breast cancer does not improve outcome.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.