Items Tagged ‘osteopenia’

April 6, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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April 6, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. KarlOestreich, manager enterprise media relations NBC […]

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Tags: Chicago Tribune, Dr. Jerry Brewer, Dr. Mark Frye, Dr. Michael Stuart, Guthrie Theater, hip replacement, Jeremy Lin, Kay Redfield Jamison, Mary Pat Gleason, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Medical Edge, melanoma

March 26, 2012

Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Benefits of Osteopenia Medication Remain Even After Discontinuing Use

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DEAR MAYO CLINIC: If I’ve taken a bisphosphonate for five years, what will happen if I stop? My physician said a two-year sabbatical was all right, but I’m wondering if my bones will return to their original osteopenia state. ANSWER: Taking a bisphosphonate medication (Fosamax, Boniva, others) to treat bones that are thinner than normal […]

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Tags: bisphosphonates, osteopenia

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