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2011-09-26 12:17:50

Many prostate cancer patients develop bone metastases, and controlling the pain these cause can be difficult.

2011-09-05 09:00:00

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims of harm resulting from use of the drug Fosamax, notes a recent possible setback for Canadians who have suffered harm after taking

2011-07-26 00:00:30

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims stemming from the severe side effects of the drug Fosamax, is eagerly awaiting the report of an FDA panel being convened in September to discuss Fosamax, and specifically whether the drug increases incidence of throat cancer. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2011 According to an article published by Bloomberg on July 21, in advance of an advisory panel meeting on September 9 to discuss the long-term safety of drugs used to treat...

2011-07-11 11:24:00

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EffRx Pharmaceuticals SA, an Epalinges/Lausanne, Switzerland based drug delivery company, announces that US patent 7,964,212 was issued on June 21, 2011, enhancing the protection of EX101. This patent grants significant additional Intellectual Property concerning the EffRx Lead Program, EX101 (70 mg effervescent alendronate for the treatment of osteoporosis). The extended range of intellectual property in this...

2011-06-06 14:12:13

People who have had gastric bypass surgery or other bariatric weight-loss surgery have an even higher increased risk of breaking bones than previously found.

2011-05-24 00:00:29

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims stemming from the severe side effects of the drug Fosamax, is taking note of remarks made by a prominent orthopedic surgeon likening femur injuries of patients taking Fosamax to those suffered by persons who have been in automobile accidents. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 As reported by ABC News, Dr.

2011-05-11 00:54:59

One in 10 heart failure patients had compression fractures in the spine that could have been detected by a chest X-ray, but few are receiving treatment to help prevent such fractures.

2011-05-10 15:00:00

Study Highlights: - One in 10 heart failure patients had spinal fractures; of those, 85 percent were not being treated for osteoporosis. - Heart failure patients who also had atrial fibrillation (AF) were twice as likely to have spinal fractures as patients without AF. - Researchers said simple chest X-rays already used on heart failure patients could diagnose vertebral compression fractures.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.