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2012-01-27 10:32:21

Findings could lead to a screening test Researchers at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine have identified a genetic variation that raises the risk of developing serious necrotic jaw bone lesions in patients who take bisphosphonates, a common class of osteoclastic inhibitors. The discovery paves the way for a genetic screening test to determine who can safely take these drugs. The study appears in the online version of the journal The Oncologist. Oral bisphosphonates are...

2012-01-25 17:35:00

The US Drug Watchdog says, "Its hard to comprehend what it might be like for a middle aged, or older woman, who was taking the Osteoporosis drug called Fosamax, who had an unexplainable broken femur, or thigh bone, and then had to have a surgical procedure, that involved reinforcing the broken femur, or thigh bone with a metal rod; but that is exactly what has happened to many women. We are doing everything possible to identify victims of Fosamax, who have had a broken femur, or thigh bone,...

2012-01-19 08:00:00

The US Drug Watchdog says, "It sounds counterintuitive, that a drug supposedly devised to fight osteoporosis could also be associated with women, who suffered an out of the blue broken femur bone. However, when it comes to the osteoporosis called Fosamax, that is exactly what we are saying. We are also saying we need family members, or loved ones of women, who suffered an out of the blue femur break to ask if the woman was also using the osteoporosis drug called Fosamax." The US Drug Watchdog...

2012-01-04 08:00:00

The US Drug Watchdog says, "We intend to make femur breaks and the osteoporosis drug Fosamax one of our top initiatives in 2012. In the instance of Fosamax, we are talking about women, whose leg simply broke; they did not fall, they did not run into something, their femur, or upper thighbone simply broke. We need to identify every woman in the United States, who had been using, any type of osteoporosis drug, or the osteoporosis drug called Fosamax for at least five years, and then for some...

2011-12-28 08:00:00

The US Drug Watchdog says, "In the instance of Fosamax, we are talking about women, whose leg simply broke. They did not fall, they did not run into something, their femur bone simply broke. We need to identify every woman in the United States, who had been using Fosamax for at least five years, and then for some unexplained reason they suffered a broken femur, or what is called an atypical thigh fracture." The US Drug Watchdog is urging family members, or loved ones of women, who have...

2011-12-22 08:00:00

The US Drug Watchdog is urging family members, or loved ones of women, who have suffered an out of the blue femur break, or broken thigh bone, to ask the woman if she was using osteoporosis drug called Fosamax, at the time of the break. According to the FDA on July 11th, 2011, "Typically these fractures occurred after using Fosamax for five years, or more." The US Drug Watchdog says, "In the instance of Fosamax, we are talking about women, whose leg simply broke. They did not fall, they did...

2011-12-20 04:15:00

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims stemming from the severe side effects of the drug Fosamax, is repeating the warning given by the AARP that coffee might block the absorption or increase the effects of some medications. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 19, 2011 According to a piece posted at the website of AARP on December 5, âœthe coffee you drink in the morning with some of your prescription drugs can either block their absorption or...

2011-12-08 23:35:00

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims stemming from the severe side effects of the drug Fosamax, has learned that claims in the Fosamax femur fracture multidistrict litigation have been dismissed as against some generic manufacturers of the product. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 08, 2011 As the representative of claimants who allegedly suffered harm as a result of having taken Fosamax or its generic equivalent, the attorneys at the Rottenstein Law Group lament this...

2011-12-08 12:51:26

Results from a German study demonstrated no improvement in disease-free survival among patients with breast cancer who were treated with dose-dense chemotherapy and the bisphosphonate ibandronate. Volker Möbus, Ph.D., head of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Klinikum Frankfurt Höchst GmbH in Frankfurt, presented the results from the German Adjuvant Intergroup Node Positive (GAIN) Study, at the 2011 CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held...


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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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