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Questions Remain about Osteoporosis Drugs and Unusual Fractures

Bisphosphonates, a category of drugs that includes Fosamax and Boniva, are commonly prescribed to treat and prevent osteoporosis. Unfortunately, concerns have been…

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La FDA Reevalúa los Riesgos de los Medicamentos para la Osteoporosis

Escrito por Rachel; traducido del orginial en inglés Sept. 20, 2011. OBOS has received funding to make blog entries available in Spanish…

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Taking a Look at Osteoporosis Drugs and Fracture Risks

We have written several times here about concerns about bisphosphonates – a drug intended to prevent bone fractures – and the possibility…

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FDA Takes Another Look at Osteoporosis Drug Risks

Bisphosphonates (e.g. Fosamax, Boniva, and the like) are drugs prescribed for treatment and prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, but concerns have…

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Guide to Osteoporosis Treatments Now Available in Spanish

Here’s news to share with women’s health groups: The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has released the Spanish language version…

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Critique of Osteoporosis as a Disease and Related Drug Concerns

Osteoporosis, a loss of bone mass that can precede serious and costly breaks or fractures, is of particular concern to women –…

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