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April 02, 2005

Promising New Arthritis Research

"Inhibiting a single enzyme may be enough to block the development of arthritis, research suggests ... Scientists prevented the gradual loss of protective cartilage around the joints that leads to arthritis by modifying a gene for a key enzyme."

October 02, 2004

Vioxx Recall Affects Arthritis Sufferers, Debate Over Osteoporosis Drugs

"A day after the popular arthritis drug Vioxx was yanked from the market because of safety concerns, doctors, patients and insurance companies were busy trying to figure out the next step."

"As women search beyond hormone treatments for ways to prevent osteoporosis, a debate is raging over which of two leading drugs that slow bone loss, Fosamax and Actonel, is better."

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