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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.

2011-10-12 07:00:00

Swanson Health Products recently introduced Swanson Ultra KoACT® to support bone strength and flexibility.

2011-10-04 12:22:30

Researchers at the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM), directed by Dr. Jean Vacher, identified a new gene that modulates bone mass and that could become a risk factor for developing osteoporosis.

2011-09-06 07:00:00

The US Drug Watchdog is dramatically expanding its national initiative involving the osteoporosis drug called Fosamax, and women who may have suffered out of the blue fractures to their femur,


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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