Q I have Crohn’s disease and my GP has recently offered me a new drug called Remicade. Do you have any information on this drug? - RH, Elstead, Surrey
These days, medicine is waxing optimistic about osteoporosis, announcing that there are more opportunities than ever before to make this crippling disorder a disease of the past.
In 1996, WDDTY claimed that the so-called cures for osteoporosis may actually cause it (WDDTY, vol 6, no 12). Since then, nothing has changed. In fact, the situation has worsened.
A stroke occurs when blood circulation to the brain fails. Brain cells can die as a result of the decreased blood flow and subsequent lack of oxygen.
Menopause is confusing and so is the data that surrounds it - especially when it comes to the issue of hormone replacement therapy (HRT). For women who are considering HRT, in "Menopause: insights for preventing osteoporosis and lowering cancer...
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When you enter the early stages of menopause, the question of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) arises. The two female hormones, estrogen and progesterone (often in its synthetic version, the progestins), are certainly the most widely prescribed...