Osteoporosis Canada is aware of the following recent media releases

1. Calcium and Cardiovascular Disease

 

2. High dose vitamin D supplementation does not improve muscle function and may increase the risk of falls

 

3. Calcium intake and effect on bone health and fracture risk reduction

 

4. Swedish Milk Study

 

5. Strontium ranelate (Protelos) and osteoporosis

 

6. The potential link between orthosilicic acid and bone health

 

7. Vitamin D and Effects on BMD

 

8. The reported potential link between risk of cancer and long-term use of Calcitonin-containing drugs.

 

9. The reported potential link between calcium and vitamin D intake and the risk of kidney stones and fracture in healthy people.

 

10. The reported potential link between calcium supplement intake and vascular events.

 

11. The reported potential link between Prolia and atypical fractures.

 

 12. The reported potential link between risk of eye disease and bisphosphonates.

 

13. The reported potential link between atypical fractures and bisphosphonates.

 
14. The reported potential link between esophageal cancer and bisphosphonate use.

 

15. The reported link between a high annual dose of vitamin D and falls and fractures.

 

16. The reported potential link between Fosamax and atrial fibrillation.

 

17. The reported potential link between oral bisphosphonates and aseptic osteonecrosis.

 

18. The reported potential link on the Osteonecrosis of the Jaw.

 

19. The reported potential link between use of zoledronic acid (Aclasta) and renal impairment.

 

Patients are advised to consult with their physicians concerning their individual situations if they have any questions or concerns.




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