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Building Better Bones

Building Better Bones

I’ve been taking the osteoporosis drug Actonel for five years. It has helped my hips and spine, but a dental report suggests that it is harming my jawbone. Are alternative drug treatments available? My doctor suggests I see an endocrinologist. Phyllis Kentucky It is good advice to discuss your treatment options with an endocrinologist—who specializes […] ... More
Multiple Sclerosis Update

Multiple Sclerosis Update

The search for safer and more effective options to treat multiple sclerosis (MS) is an active focus of research around the globe. To date, about half a dozen therapies are FDA approved—and only for certain forms of the complex disease. The following advances were reported in late 2008: •Major pharmaceutical company Novartis released promising results […] ... More