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Updates on Bone Necrosis and Fractures from Bone Drugs by Pam Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm I am a little tardy in reporting this but there have been several studies out that give more information about the bone drugs and their side-effects. A University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute study has found that a popular class of osteoporosis drugs nearly triples the risk of developing bone necros ... Read on »
SC and Avascular Necrosis by Tosin Ola Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 07 Oct 2010 1:09am Written by Sickle Cell Warrior on 07 October 2010 This series will focus on breaking down and understanding each of the complications that might develop from sickle cell, so that you can know how to prevent it, and how to catch it early. What is Avascular Necrosis? Avascular Necr ... Read on »
I am a little tardy in reporting ... by Pam Patient Expert Posted Tue 16 Jun 2009 12:22am I am a little tardy in reporting this but there have been several studies out that give more information about the bone drugs and their side-effects. A University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute study has found that a popular class of osteoporosis drugs nearly triples the risk of developing bone necros ... Read on »
Controversial issues in hyperbaric oxygen therapy: a European Committee for Hyperbaric Medicine Workshop by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 19 Aug 2011 3:51pm After writing the post on the University of California HBOT paper ( Brief Report: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Clinical Trial ) this new abstract came out: Controversial issues in hyperbaric oxygen therapy: a European Committee for Hyperbaric Medicine Workshop. It covers a discussion of ap ... Read on »
Osteoporosis Drugs Cause Osteo-Necrosis of the Jaw by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:59am Osteoporosis Drugs such as Fosamax, Actonel, Boniva Cause Osteonecrosis of the Jaw by Jeffrey Dach MD The Sept 22 LA Times says that Osteoporosis Drugs such as Fosamax, Actonel, and Boniva cause osteonecrosis of the Jaw. Quoting Dr. Thomas Dodson of Mass General Hospital, the LA T ... Read on »
Do You Really Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed? by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted Tue 13 Oct 2009 10:04pm Say you visit a doctor for a routine check-up. You have no complaints: no pain, no problems. But the doctor says, “You know, I think we’d better remove your appendix.” “Why?” you ask. “It might get inflamed or infected someday, at which point we’d have to do an appendectomy anyway. Besides, you don’t really need it. So I think we should ... Read on »
When Duke physicians refuse to treat pain by jodigirl Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Mon 22 Nov 2010 11:18am I have done my best to deal with the pain of osteomyelitis and orthopedic injuries.  In a word, I *suck* it up. I have a hole in my leg today (as I have had since 7-30-2010).  And, yes, it hurts.  I tell Duke physicians that I am bed-ridden with pain since the 9-13-2010 Duke surgery to resolve the bone infection failed.  Crickets. ... Read on »
Apologies to Henry Mancini, and other news by Nicolas van Dyk Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:07pm Well...so this was me on Tuesday. Slightly different dialogue, though. In the film, Chevy Chase ends by asking the doctor if he's done time, and then adds "are you gonna use the whole FIST there doc?" My dialogue was more like this. Me (casually) "I'd like to add a PSA test to my bloodwork since the chemo left me with a s ... Read on »
The Addison’s Chronicles – Part 1… by Ron Patient Expert Posted Tue 01 Apr 2014 7:25am I think it might be useful to record my coming to terms with Addison’s Disease, much as I did with Chronicles of the Heart and my heart-related problems and now, as then, I’ve been lucky to survive even more consultant-related fuckuppery . As I’ve said, my Addison’s was diagnosed a year ago, but I wasn’t told, and my GP tells me that the in ... Read on »
Tour2india4health Announces Less Price Packages of Hip Replacement Surgery in India by Kanchan M. Facebook Posted Mon 14 Apr 2014 12:10pm   4 April, 2014Tour2india4health a premium rated healthcare provider has announced less price packages of hip replacement surgery in India. In recent times the price of orthopedic surgery in India has gone down. The modern day hip replacement also called hip arthroplasty was invented by Sir John Carnley. In this surgery the femoral head of th ... Read on »