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  1. Bone Drug--Another Wonder Drug That Wasn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | OpEdNews

    Monkeys developed tooth and jaw abscesses and two died of protozoal infections. Human subjects developed cervical, ovarian, pancreatic, gastric and thyroid cancers and breast cancer " was the most common adverse event that led to discontinuation" in trials.

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  2. Routine bisphosphonate treatment for women over age 65Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Osteoporosis is a disease of progressive bone loss affecting more than 44 million Americans and contributing to an estimated 2 million bone fractures each year. A new study presented today at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons found that routine bisphosphonate treatment of women over 65 who sustain a distal radius fracture-one of the most common fractures associated with osteoporosis-could significantly reduce the risk for additional fractures, primarily hip fractures, but at an estimated cost of more than $2 billion annually.

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  3. MKSAP: 54-year-old woman asking advice about bone healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Kevin, M.D.

    A 54-year-old woman comes to the office for advice regarding maintaining bone health. She has no history of fracture.

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  4. Where Is Radius Health Now?Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Motley Fool

    Instead, for two long years, the company went begging. The company removed itself from the IPO queue twice, citing poor market conditions.

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  5. Case finding for the management of osteoporosis with FRAX--assessment ...Read the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | CiteULike

    Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA , Vol. 19, No.

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  6. COPD Claimed Life Of Leonard Nimoy But Alendronate, An Osteoporosis...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Medical Daily

    On Friday, March 6, 2015, Leonard Nimoy, better known as Spock from the beloved television series Star Trek , passed away from end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease . Unfortunately, his death was all too familiar, as COPD is the third leading cause of death in the United States.

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  7. A Promising Drug for Disease That Took Leonard Nimoy's LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Bad Astronomy Blog

    The world mourned the recent death of Star Trek icon Leonard Nimoy, who had revealed in 2014 that he was suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease . The disease, a persistent inflammation of the lungs' airways, is most often caused by smoking; Nimoy had quit decades prior to his diagnosis.

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  8. Radius Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014 Financial And Operating ResultsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 9 | BioSpace

    Radius Health, Inc. , a science-driven biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel differentiated therapeutics for patients with osteoporosis as well as other serious endocrine-mediated diseases, including hormone responsive cancers, reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014, and provided recent corporate highlights. As of December 31, 2014, Radius had cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities of $105.3 million, and in a public offering on January 28, 2015 raised an additional $158.6 million, net of underwriting discounts and estimated offering costs.

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  9. Time for balance? Preventing atypical femoral fractures related to bisphosphonatesRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Science Daily

    Physicians worldwide frequently prescribe bisphosphonates such as alendronate and ibandronate to treat osteoporosis and prevent fragility fractures. Unfortunately, long-term bisphosphonate use has been linked to an increased risk of atypical femoral fractures.

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  10. Botox to improve smiles in children with facial paralysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Injecting botulinum toxin A appears to be a safe procedure to improve smiles by restoring lip symmetry in children with facial paralysis, a condition they can be born with or acquire because of trauma or tumor, according to a report published online by JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery . Botulinum toxin A is an effective treatment in adults to achieve facial symmetry after facial paralysis but few investigators have described its use in children, according to the study background.

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  11. New guidance to prevent bisphosphonate-related atypical femoral fracturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Medical News

    Physicians worldwide frequently prescribe bisphosphonates such as alendronate and ibandronate to treat osteoporosis and prevent fragility fractures. Unfortunately, long-term bisphosphonate use has been linked to an increased risk of atypical femoral fractures.

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  12. Time for balance? Preventing atypical femoral fractures related to bisphosphonatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Physicians worldwide frequently prescribe bisphosphonates such as alendronate and ibandronate to treat osteoporosis and prevent fragility fractures. Unfortunately, long-term bisphosphonate use has been linked to an increased risk of atypical femoral fractures.

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  13. Herbal supplements: What are you really taking?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Kevin, M.D.

    Many of my patients are taking herbal supplements, or so they think. This herbal and health supplements industry likely is envied by traditional pharmaceutical companies.

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  14. Human protein tyrosine phosphatase-sigma: alternative splicing and inhibition by bisphosphonates.Read the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | CiteULike

    Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research , Vol. 11, No.

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  15. New Guidelines for Bone Care Among People With HIVRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | POZ

    An international panel has released new guidelines on the management of bone density decline among people with HIV, aidsmap reports. Published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, the guidelines were created by 34 medical experts from 16 nations.

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  16. Supreme Court Takes a Pass on Generic Drug Labeling AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | JD Supra

    In the watershed case of PLIVA, Inc. v. Mensing, [1] the United States Supreme Court determined that federal law preempts state law failure-to-warn claims against generic pharmaceutical manufacturers.

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  17. Here are 8 invented diseases Big Pharma is banking onRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | The Raw Story

    Since direct-to-consumer drug advertising debuted in 1997, pharma's credo has been When The Medication Is Ready, The Disease Will Appear. Who knew so many people suffered from restless legs? Now pharma is back to creating new diseases, patients, risks and "awareness campaigns."

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  18. Generic Drug Cos. Face Failure-To-Warn Claims In Calif.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | JD Supra

    The Teva case arose out of plaintiffs' use of the drug alendronate, the generic form of the branded drug Fosamax, a drug indicated for treating osteoporosis. Multiple plaintiffs alleged they suffered femur fractures from prolonged use of the drug and filed suit against the manufacturers of the brand and generic drugs.

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  19. Generic Drug Manufacturers to Face Failure-to-Warn Claims in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | JD Supra

    The Teva case arose out of plaintiffs' use of the drug alendronate, the generic form of the branded drug Fosamax, a drug indicated for treating osteoporosis. Multiple plaintiffs alleged that they suffered femur fractures from prolonged use of the drug and filed suit against the manufacturers of the brand and generic drugs.

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  20. My PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Straits Times

    I AM disappointed that local schools offering the International Baccalaureate have once again named their top scorers . This contradicts the Ministry of Education's policy of not naming the top scorers of national examinations, to reduce society's over-emphasis on academic performance.

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