It never rains but it pours for the HRT industry. One of the most lucrative drugs markets came crashing down with the sudden stopping of the Women’s Health Initiative trial when, last year, it was discovered that oestrogen plus progestin...
KEEP ON WALKING: a simple remedy for postmenopausal women
WHY TAKE HRT? Vitamin D is just as good, and safer
ALCOHOL: It's good for you, but then it's bad for you if you're a post
HEALTHY TEETH: Healthy body
INFERTILITY: Well, how about one of our cancer drugs?
These days, the first line of pharmaceutical defence against osteoporosis is a class of drugs called ‘bisphosphonates’, including risedronate and alendronate. These drugs inhibit bone resorption (wearing away of bone) and increase bone mineral...