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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 “novel treatment known as whole-body vibration

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

2011-11-15 06:42:26

Whole-body-vibration, a popular exercise which uses a vibrating platform, is sometimes advertised as being able to boost bone density.

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

2011-10-24 09:27:35

A new audit report issued today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) shows that osteoporosis is a serious and growing problem throughout the Middle East and parts of Africa.

2011-10-20 13:42:12

Osteoporosis is blamed for backbone fractures.

2011-10-14 17:45:00

Because women are four times more likely than men to get osteoporosis, it’s often considered “a woman’s disease,” but men can get osteoporosis.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.