Paget's Disease News and Research

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Paget’s disease of the bone is a chronic ailment affecting the skeleton. Sir James Paget described Paget's disease of bone in 1877 and the disease is named after him. This is a rare disease affecting 1% of the population in the United States. It commonly affects the elderly and nearly 3 to 4% of the population over age 50 are affected.
Alendronate may improve successful implantation of maxillary bone

Alendronate may improve successful implantation of maxillary bone

Once a year treatment for osteoporosis now available in the U.S.

Once a year treatment for osteoporosis now available in the U.S.

Genta and Emisphere Technologies file investigational new drug exemption

Genta and Emisphere Technologies file investigational new drug exemption

Reclast found to cause abnormal heart rhythms

Reclast found to cause abnormal heart rhythms

Osteonecrosis of the jawbone and oral bisphosphonates

Osteonecrosis of the jawbone and oral bisphosphonates

50,000 people in the U.S. with cancer, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis or hepatitis C will be eligible for a Medicare drug lottery

50,000 people in the U.S. with cancer, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis or hepatitis C will be eligible for a Medicare drug lottery

Early patient response to Forteo in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis

Early patient response to Forteo in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis

First filing for zoledronic acid in metabolic bone disease

First filing for zoledronic acid in metabolic bone disease