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2012-05-17 05:15:41

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- New research shows when it comes to bone-cancer-related fractures, pain can be reduced by drug treatment, but no one drug is superior. Researchers undertook a systematic review of the current evidence on bisphosphonate drugs, which are used to prevent bone damage in multiple myeloma. Severe back pain is a common symptom of multiple myeloma–a type of cancer that can cause fractures in long bones and the spine. Bisphosphonate drugs may help to reduce the...

2012-05-16 11:07:11

Bone cancer-related fractures and pain can be reduced by drug treatment, but no one drug is superior, according to a review published in The Cochrane Library. Researchers undertook a systematic review of the current evidence on bisphosphonate drugs, which are used to prevent bone damage in multiple myeloma. Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer that grows in and on bones, and can cause fractures in long bones and the spine. Severe back pain is a common symptom. Bisphosphonate drugs may help...

2012-05-10 09:50:59

ASBMR calls for more research to refine recommendations further The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that physicians should reassess patients with osteoporosis who are being treated with a class of drugs called bisphosphonates after three to five years of therapy to determine whether they should continue treatment. Bisphosphonates are a widely prescribed class of drugs that are proven to be effective in reducing common bone fractures in people with osteoporosis and at...

2012-03-15 07:00:00

Parker Waichman LLP Files 36 Fosamax Lawsuit on Behalf of Women throughout the U.S. Who Allegedly Suffered Femur Fracture Side Effects After Using the Bisphosphonate, Fosamax, for Several Years New York, New York (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm representing people injured by defective drugs, has filed numerous lawsuits on behalf of women throughout the U.S. who allegedly suffered femur fractures due to their long-term use of Fosamax. According the firm,...

2010-06-29 09:48:00

PLYMOUTH, Minn., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest Infusion Center expanded from its previous space at West Health by opening a new infusion center at the City Center Professional Building in Plymouth for patients receiving infusion therapy. Midwest Infusion Center is a unique treatment center designed for patients to receive complex therapies in a safe, comfortable and non-clinical setting. The team, staffed with physicians and registered nurses who are experts in infusion therapy, works...

2010-01-19 10:09:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has launched pamidronate disodium injection in single-dose vials containing 30 mg per 10 mL and 90 mg per 10 mL. Pamidronate disodium injection, the generic alternative of Novartis Pharmaceutical Company's Aredia®, is a bone resorption inhibitor. The 2008 U.S. market for pamidronate disodium approximated $17 million, according...

2008-10-13 21:00:15

By HARWARD, Esther WHEN TWO of Tauranga mum Jenny Noble's three children were diagnosed with a crippling bone disease, they told her they were in so much pain they wanted to die. No medical remedy they tried worked and doctors told her and her husband Paul that nothing could be done to ease their children's suffering. That wasn't good enough for the former secretary, who, despite having no medical knowledge, spent the next 20 years becoming an expert in the disease, known as ML3...

2006-06-04 08:05:00

By Deena Beasley LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Amgen Inc. said on Sunday that early results from mid-stage trials of its experimental drug denosumab show that it works at least as well as current therapies to limit bone loss in patients with late-stage cancer. A study investigator said that the product, seen as one of Amgen's most promising, was not able to show at this point in time that it is more effective than existing drugs, called bisphosphonates. "There are hints that this drug is...


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  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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