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2014-06-18 16:26:25

ROSEMONT, Ill., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new position paper on Medication Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (MRONJ) released by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, expands the scope of the condition previously referred to as Bisphosphonate-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (BRONJ) and changes its name to reflect the antiresorptive (denosumab) and antiangiogenic therapies that have recently been associated with the condition....

2014-05-06 17:08:14

Age and testing of hip bone mineral density (BDM) when postmenopausal women discontinue bisphosphonate therapy can help predict the likelihood of fractures over the next five years. Bisphosphonates can reduce the risk of hip and spine fractures. But recent concerns about safety issues, including osteonecrosis of the jaw, atypical femoral fractures and esophageal cancer, have increased interest in interrupting or stopping bisphosphonate therapy after several years of treatment. This study...

2013-11-07 15:37:01

A recent prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial reports that calcium and vitamin D supplementation improves bone density in a group of male veterans with epilepsy who were treated chronically with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). The results published in Epilepsia, a journal of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), suggest that risedronate, a bisphosphonate, may help to prevent new vertebral fractures when taken with calcium and vitamin D supplementation. Many...

2013-09-09 23:27:18

As Reuters reported on August 30, a federal judge overseeing consolidated litigation over jaw injuries allegedly caused by Fosamax ordered hundreds of Fosamax lawsuits readied for trial. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, informs that they are now providing advice, including how to get in contact with legal counsel, to people potentially affected by Fosamax side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on...

2013-08-23 23:19:43

On August 15, a New York federal judge ruled in Fosamax Multidistrict Litigation that generic manufacturers can be held liable for failing to match their warning labels to the brand name label. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, informs that they are now providing advice, including how to get in contact with legal counsel, to people potentially affected by Fosamax side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on...

2013-07-16 14:09:01

Excess fat around the belly has recently been identified as a risk factor for bone loss. Now, a new study has determined that excess liver and muscle fat also may be detrimental to bone. The study, published online in the journal Radiology, found that obese people with higher levels of fat in their liver, muscle tissue and blood also have higher amounts of fat in their bone marrow, putting them at risk for osteoporosis. "Obesity was once thought to be protective against bone loss," said...

2013-07-15 23:00:09

A new study, published online July 16th in the journal Radiology, found that obese people with higher levels of fat in their liver, muscle tissue and blood also have higher amounts of fat in their bone marrow, putting them at risk for osteoporosis. Oak Brook, Ill. (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Excess fat around the belly has recently been identified as a risk factor for bone loss. Now, a new study has determined that excess liver and muscle fat also may be detrimental to bone. The study,...

2013-07-05 23:18:43

According to court documents, on July 1st, a US Federal judge denied Merck’s attempt to wipe out a $285,000 plaintiff verdict on Fosamax jaw deterioration. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, informs that they are now providing advice, including how to get in contact with legal counsel, to people potentially affected by Fosamax side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, updated the website recently and...

2013-07-03 23:02:39

d'Oliveira & Associates has released a new infographic detailing the possible risks of Fosamax, including femur fractures and osteonecrosis of the jaw. (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Fosamax (alendronate) is a drug that is used to treat bone conditions like osteoporosis. This drug is included in the bisphosphonate class of drugs which slow the process of bone loss. It was first approved by the FDA in September 1995. In December 2009 NPR reported that Fosamax has been a blockbuster drug...


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