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2008-10-27 09:00:12

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- People who take bisphosphonates for osteoporosis may be at risk for serious atrial fibrillation (AF), or irregular heartbeats, according to a new study.

2008-08-17 18:00:12

By McKENZIE-McLEAN Jo A cheap drug being used to treat brittle bones is being tentatively hailed as an exciting breakthrough in the treatment of breast cancer.

2008-08-13 21:00:10

By JOHN VON RADOWITZ A TREATMENT for brittle bones has a dramatic effect on breast cancer when combined with chemotherapy, research has shown. Scientists found that the two drugs acted together to slow down the growth of tumours.

2008-08-13 18:00:12

By JOHN VON RADOWITZ A TREATMENT for brittle bones has a dramatic effect on breast cancer when combined with chemotherapy, research has shown. Scientists found that the two drugs acted together to slow down the growth of tumours.

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2008-06-02 15:29:29

In the first large study to affirm wider cancer-fighting applications for Zometa and other bone-building drugs called bisphosphonates, new research has found that Zometa, a bone loss prevention drug used by women undergoing breast cancer treatment, substantially reduced the risk of breast cancer recurrence.

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.

2006-05-17 15:01:48

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Zoledronic acid, used to inhibit the breakdown of bone and ward off the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis, could also be helpful to people with rheumatoid arthritis, researchers report.

2006-02-22 17:10:00

People treated with Amgen Inc.'s experimental drug denosumab twice a year can strengthen the density of bones in the spine, a study said.

2005-08-31 19:02:55

BOSTON (Reuters) - A dose of the Novartis drug Zometa halted bone deterioration and abnormal bone growth for at least a year in about 95 percent of patients with Paget's disease, an international study released on Wednesday showed.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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