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Denosumab reduces fracture risk in men receiving androgen-deprivation therapy for prostate cancer

Denosumab reduces fracture risk in men receiving androgen-deprivation therapy for prostate cancer

X-rays help predict permanent bone damage from bisphosphonates

X-rays help predict permanent bone damage from bisphosphonates

Childhood Varicella zoster could affect oral health years later

Childhood Varicella zoster could affect oral health years later

Oral bisphosphonates linked to increased jaw necrosis

Oral bisphosphonates linked to increased jaw necrosis

Zometa (zoledronic acid) shown to enhance chemotherapy in reducing breast tumor size

Zometa (zoledronic acid) shown to enhance chemotherapy in reducing breast tumor size

Studies examine quality of care for hospitalized sickle cell disease patients

Studies examine quality of care for hospitalized sickle cell disease patients

New tool for tissue damage assessment

New tool for tissue damage assessment

FDA approves Actonel (risedronate sodium) for postmenopausal osteoporosis

FDA approves Actonel (risedronate sodium) for postmenopausal osteoporosis

Cellular grafting procedure helps young patients with knee disorder get active

Cellular grafting procedure helps young patients with knee disorder get active

Bisphosphonates - osteoporosis drugs triple risk of bone necrosis

Bisphosphonates - osteoporosis drugs triple risk of bone necrosis

New method predicts hip joint decay from chemotherapy

New method predicts hip joint decay from chemotherapy

New method predicts hip joint decay from chemotherapy

New method predicts hip joint decay from chemotherapy

Osteonecrosis of the jawbone and oral bisphosphonates

Osteonecrosis of the jawbone and oral bisphosphonates

Oral post-surgical complications following the administration of bisphosphonates given for osteopenia related to malignancy

Oral post-surgical complications following the administration of bisphosphonates given for osteopenia related to malignancy

Link found between bisphosphonates and a serious bone disease called osteonecrosis of the jaw

Link found between bisphosphonates and a serious bone disease called osteonecrosis of the jaw