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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...

2011-12-13 15:08:13

Mimicking periosteum to heal traumatic bone injury A man-made package filled with nature's bone-building ingredients delivers the goods over time and space to heal serious bone injuries faster than products currently available, Cleveland researchers have found. Tested on sheep in Switzerland, the surgical elastic "implant device," essentially a wrapping that mimics bone's own sock-like sheath called periosteum, delivered stem cells, growth factors and other natural components of the...

2011-12-06 23:37:42

It is now possible to use dental X-rays to predict who is at risk of fractures, reveals a new study from researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy reported in the journal Nature Reviews Endocrinology. In a previous study, researchers from the University of Gothenburg's Sahlgrenska Academy and Region Västra Götaland demonstrated that a sparse bone structure in the trabecular bone in the lower jaw is linked to a greater chance of having previously had fractures in...

3-D Printer Used To Make Bone-like Material
2011-11-30 10:40:53

[ Watch the Video ] Clears way for custom-made replacement tissue It looks like bone. It feels like bone. For the most part, it acts like bone. And it came off an inkjet printer. Washington State University researchers have used a 3D printer to create a bone-like material and structure that can be used in orthopedic procedures, dental work, and to deliver medicine for treating osteoporosis. Paired with actual bone, it acts as a scaffold for new bone to grow on and ultimately...

2011-11-21 16:05:00

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims of harm resulting from use of the drug Fosamax, notes with some regret a report that a âœnovel treatment known as whole-body vibration doesnât appear to improve the bone health of postmenopausal women who are at high risk of developing osteoporosis.â New York, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2011 According to a November 15 piece published by U.S. News and World Report, the treatment,...

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 identified. According to the FDA, "Typically these fractures occurred after using any type of osteoporosis drug, or 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 not run into...

2011-11-15 06:42:26

Whole-body-vibration, a popular exercise which uses a vibrating platform, is sometimes advertised as being able to boost bone density. However, a one-year-study on healthy postmenopausal women has shown that it has no such effect. The study entitled, "Effects of 12 Months of Whole-Body Vibration (WBV) on Bone Density and Structure in Postmenopausal Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial", is published in the November 15, 2011 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine. This study was led by...

2011-11-07 10:00:00

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims of harm resulting from use of the drug Fosamax, is concerned that many with osteoporosis might not know it and therefore might not be getting necessary treatment timely, but maintains that those who are diagnosed with the condition should discuss with their physicians in detail the possible serious adverse side effects of bisphosphonate drugs. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 07, 2011 According to an October 31, 2011, New York...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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