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Osteoporosis risk defined for degenerative disease treatment being developed

Researchers have warned that caspase-3 inhibitors may negatively affect bone mineral density. This compound is currently being developed as a potential treatment for degenerative disease. Its use should be avoided in postmenopausal women due to the possible effect on bone density and hence increased risk of osteoporosis.

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About: Osteoporosis risk defined for degenerative disease treatment being developed

Date: 16 December 2004

Source: Medical News Today

URL: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=17876

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