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March 25, 2005

Boniva Approved for Osteoporosis

"Boniva, made by Roche of Nutley, N.J., and GlaxoSmithKline of Research Triangle Park, N.C., will be available at pharmacies in April in 150-mg tablets that should be taken 12 times a year. Competing products such as Merck's Fosamax and Actonel, by Aventis and Procter & Gamble, are taken once a week."

August 07, 2004

Osteoporosis Testing, Menopause Lifestyle Changes, Dual Strategy for Fibroids

Congresswoman Shelley Berkley is pushing for federal funding to improve testing for osteoporosis.

There are simple ways to help protect your arteries if you're at or nearing menopause.

A report from Taiwan says that for women with troublesome fibroids, the combination of two approaches results in better improvement than surgery alone.