Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis Drugs Linked To Oesophageal Cancer

Bisphosphonates – taken for osteoporosis – are the poisoned apple of the modern age. It looks good on the surface but you definitely do NOT want to swallow it. Not surprisingly, in this story, the apple-toting witch with the wart on her nose is Big Pharma. And today’s juicy red treat is a type of […]

Osteoporosis Prevention: Do You Really Need A Bone Scan?

With news headlines warning women that they are facing an epidemic of brittle-bone diseases like osteoporosis and the mainstream’s recommendation that healthy post-menopausal women need bone density scans every two years, it’s no wonder more women than ever are having these scans DEXA scans. After all, prevention is better than cure and it’s just a […]

Protect Your Bones With Calcium And Vitamin D

It’s beyond ridiculous. In fact, it’s absurd: a drug that increases the risk of the condition it’s supposed to prevent. In this case, I’m talking about osteoporosis drugs like Fosamax that are used to treat osteoporosis and osteopenia. It is supposed to strengthen bones to offset bone-weakening problems… but ironically, it turns out that it […]

New Warnings About Osteoporosis Drugs

As far as osteoporosis drugs go, it doesn’t get much lower than this. You take a drug for prevention. Your doctor assures you it’s necessary. But later, you learn that the drug actually INCREASES your risk of the condition you were trying to prevent, like osteoporosis. That’s if you’re lucky. The unlucky ones are walking […]