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Monday Aug 18 |

Osteoporosis drugs destroy bones they are 'allegedly' designed to help

Sally Field, spokesperson for Roche pharmaceuticals has received $millions for falsely claiming that the bisphosphonate, Boniva, builds health bones, when in fact it destroys normal bone regulation and causes diseased and brittle bones.


Related Topix: Osteoporosis, Health, Biology, Science, Marketing, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Hispanic Business

Researchers at King Abdul-Aziz University Have Reported New Data on...

Targeting cancers within the bone marrow remains a crucial oncologic challenge due to issues of drug availability and microenvironment-induced resistance."


Related Topix: Medicine

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Bone Drugs Don't Lower Breast Cancer Risk After All, Study Finds

Drugs known as bisphosphonates, commonly prescribed to treat the bone-weakening disease osteoporosis, don't appear to reduce the risk of breast cancer as previously thought, new research finds.


Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer, Osteoporosis, UC San Francisco

Medical News Today

Bisphosphonates for osteoporosis not associated with reduced breast cancer risk

An analysis of data from two randomized clinical trials finds that three to four years of treatment with bisphosphonates to improve bone density is not linked to reduced risk of invasive postmenopausal breast cancer .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Osteoporosis

PhysOrg Weblog

Bone drugs may not protect osteoporotic women from breast cancer

Osteoporosis drugs known as bisphosphonates may not protect women from breast cancer as had been thought, according to a new study led by researchers at UC San Francisco .


Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Osteoporosis, UC San Francisco

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Supplemental calcium is the wrong approach to age-related bone loss

A popular mantra for dealing with osteoporosis and other forms of age-related bone loss is to take supplemental calcium and get on a bisphosphonate drug like Fosamax.


Related Topix: Osteoporosis, Medicine, Health, Vitamin C, Supplement, Vitamin K2, Nutrition, Boron