osteoporosis drug

Modified bone drug kills malaria parasite


February 28th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) A modified osteoporosis drug may prove to be a boon in fighting malaria, which works at very low concentrations and has no side-effects. Osteoporosis is the ... Read more...

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Drug counters bone-damaging effects of breast cancer medication


October 10th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) An osteoporosis drug counteracts the bone damaging side-effects of some breast cancer medications.The study indicates that some breast cancer patients could take zoledronic acid in addition ... Read more...

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Osteoporosis drug may benefit patients with oral cancer


December 14th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 ANI): In a study of mice with oral cancer, a drug currently approved for osteoporosis treatment has been shown to reduce bone loss.The research suggests that the drug could ... Read more...

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Soya beans could be an effective treatment for fatal childhood disease


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A naturally occurring chemical found in soy could prove to be an effective new treatment for a fatal genetic disease that affects children, according to University of Manchester ... Read more...

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New research holds promise for development of novel osteoporosis drug


October 5th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered a group of substances in the body that play a key role in controlling bone density.On the basis of ... Read more...

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Osteoporosis drug ‘doubles cancer risk’


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 03 (ANI): A new study has shown that people who take oral bisphosphonates for bone disease over five years may be doubling their risk of developing oesophageal cancer (cancer of ... Read more...

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Long-term use of osteoporosis drug may weaken bones


March 11th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 11 (ANI): A new research has suggested that common drugs used to treat the brittle bone disease osteoporosis could make limbs easier to break if used for too long.Scientists found ... Read more...

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Osteoporosis drug may help cut risk of bone fractures, breast cancer, stroke


February 25th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): The nonsteroidal selective estrogen-receptor modulator lasofoxifene may help reduce the risk of vertebral and non-vertebral fractures, ER-positive breast cancer, coronary heart disease and stroke in postmenopausal women with ... Read more...

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Human trial of promising new osteoporosis drug to be launched


January 15th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 15 (ANI): Researchers have developed a new drug that holds great promise for building bones weakened by osteoporosis.Endocrinologists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC are keen ... Read more...

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Hormone could be key to keeping osteoarthritis at bay


September 14th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) An osteoporosis drug that prevents cartilage loss in a joint injury may also regenerate some cartilage that has been lost to degenerative osteoarthritis, according to a ... Read more...

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Existing osteoporosis drug may keep joint injuries from causing long-term osteoarthritis


September 13th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 13 (ANI): Preliminary findings of a study suggest that an existing osteoporosis drug can prevent cartilage loss from osteoarthritis following injury to a joint, and also regenerate some cartilage that ... Read more...

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Osteoporosis drug can mend hard-to-heal elderly fractures


April 15th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): A drug commonly used to treat severe osteoporosis can mend hard-to-heal broken bones of elderly patients at a rate typically seen when they were young kids, say researchers.The ... Read more...

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Annual dose of osteoporosis drug better than daily to boost brittle bones’ strength


April 10th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): Osteoporosis drug, if taken once annually, is better at increasing the strength of brittle bones than a daily dose of the same, says a new study.The researchers, led ... Read more...

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New incision-free procedure raises hope for severe acid reflux patients


March 1st, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): Patients with severe, chronic acid reflux disease have been offered a new hope a unique incision-free procedure called TIF, or transoral incisionless fundoplication.Chronic GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) ... Read more...

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Osteoporosis drug Fosamax doubles risk of chronically irregular heartbeat


April 29th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): Using the Osteoporosis drug Fosamax can double the risk of developing the most common kind of chronically irregular heartbeat, warns a new study.The study, appearing in the ... Read more...

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Benefits of drugs for pre-osteoporosis exaggerated, harms underplayed


January 18th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by admin
London, January 18 (ANI): The benefits of drugs to treat pre-osteoporosis or osteopenia have been exaggerated, and their harms underplayed, in a series of recent scientific publications, say experts.Writing in the ... Read more...

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