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FDA approves new osteoporosis drug

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Menostar which is used to prevent osteoporosis. It is a transdermal patch that delivers very low doses of oestrogen daily. Tests show that it does not preclude endometrial or other cancers and increased spine bone mineral density by 2.6% over 2 years.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Berlex

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About: FDA approves new osteoporosis drug

Date: 9 June 2004

Source: Berlex

URL: http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/040609/nyw041_1.html

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