Tag Archives: Bone

Experimental Drug Offers Hope for Rare Bone Disease: Study

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By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 7 (HealthDay News) — A new therapy may be the first to offer hope for children born with a rare disease that affects bone development, sometimes so severely that babies die because they’re missing a rib cage to protect their lungs. The inherited disorder …

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Nitroglycerin May Increase Bone Density

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Study Shows Heart Treatment May Have Benefit as Bone-Building Medicine By Kathleen DohenyWebMD Health News Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD Feb. 22, 2011 — Women at risk of fractures who used the heart medicine nitroglycerin boosted their bone density modestly, according to a new study. ”We found nitroglycerin …

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New Drug May Help Fight Rare Bone Marrow Disorder

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By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 29 (HealthDay News) — Two new studies confirm that the new drug ruxolitinib can help people with the rare bone marrow disorder called myelofibrosis. While the drug, marketed in the United States under the brand name Jakafi, won’t cure myelofibrosis, it can help ease …

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Did Malaria, Bone Disease Kill King Tut?

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DNA Analysis of Mummy Yields New Clues to Pharaoh’s Death By Bill Hendrick WebMD Health News Reviewed By Louise Chang, MD Feb. 16, 2010 — Malaria and bone disease may have contributed to the death of King Tut more than 3,300 years ago, a new DNA analysis and …

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Canine Bone Cancer Vaccine Hints at a Human Version

News Picture: Canine Bone Cancer Vaccine Hints at a Human Version

TUESDAY, Feb. 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — An experimental vaccine for bone cancer in dogs could offer a road map for a human version of the treatment, researchers report. More than 10,000 cases of bone cancer in dogs occur in the United States each year. But the disease is not …

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