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Wednesday 15 December 2010

Osteoporosis drugs weaken bones and give you cancer!

What a deal! Of course, it has been known for some time that drugs for osteoporosis actually weaken your bones - quite amazingly! Now, the researchers from Oxford University have found that drugs such as Actonel, Boniva and Fosamax increases the risk of oesophageal cancer. They found the risk to be doubled!

The study was published by the British Medical Journal. But such research is unlikely to stop these drugs being traded. I suppose Big Pharma, the NHS, and our doctors will tell us that the advantages outweigh the risks! The profits certainly outweigh the benefits.

Well, there are choices. You can just keep on taking the drugs, as 'they' want you to do. Or you can find a safer, more effective medical therapy. But quickly!

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