The Irony: Bone Death in the Jaw after Osteoporosis Drugs

Posted on Friday, May 9th, 2008

Science Daily reports on the latest research on the link between taking biophosphonates – drugs like Fosamax and Boniva used to treat osteoporosis – and jaw infections leading to osteonecrosis: Microbial biofilms, a mix of bacteria and sticky extracellular material, are causing jaw tissue infections in patients taking bisphosphonate drugs, said Parish Sedghizadeh, lead researcher […]


Eminently Quotable: James H. West

Posted on Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

“Health is a large word. It embraces not the body only, but the mind and spirit as well…and not today’s pain or pleasure alone, but the whole being and outlook of a man.”



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