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1 Feb

Strontium ranelate returns to the UK as an osteoporosis drug treatment

The following information is taken from the NOS. People with osteoporosis in the UK now have access to the osteoporosis medication strontium ranelate, which returned to the UK market today. The drug was previously available under the brand Protelos but was pulled from the UK market in August 2017. Servier, who manufactured the drug at the time, said the decision to...

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Annual Medical Conference 2018
1 Feb

Annual Medical Conference 2018

On behalf of Osteoporosis Dorset we like to thank everyone who support the 2018 annual medical conference in Bournemouth. Over 270 delegates and international renowned speakers in the field of bone health came together to share and hear the latest information in osteoporosis. It was an unrivalled event for personal and professional development, and was attended by consultants, surgeons, GP’s,...

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Osteoporosis experts warn results of new vitamin D and calcium supplement study may cause confusion
15 Nov

Osteoporosis experts warn results of new vitamin D and calcium supplement study may cause confusion

The following information is taken from the NOS. A new study which suggested vitamin D and calcium supplements do not reduce the risk of bone fractures in healthy older people may cause confusion says leading academics and bone health experts. The study published recently in JAMA and authored by researchers at Tianjin Hospital in China – reviewed the results of 33 research...

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